Operation Green Light - Road Closures

street closure signs
Downtown Durham Construction Projects 

Guthrie Avenue Closures
Blocks of Guthrie Avenue will be closed from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 17; Thursday, Jan. 19; and Tuesday, Jan. 24. The schedule will be as follows:

• Jan. 17: From Taylor to Liberty streets
• Jan. 19: From Taylor to Main streets
• Jan. 24: From Ashe to Hart streets

Traffic on all three days will be detoured to Driver Street. The purpose of the closures is for the City’s Urban Forestry Division to remove trees. The City’s Sign Shop will set up the detours. The contact for the work is Glenn Slaton, (919) 560-4197, ext. 21279.

Please note – The projects included in this workplan are current as of the above publication date, and are subject to change based on weather conditions and other unforeseen circumstances.

Current Project Highlights
   • Downtown Loop Waterline Repairs – Over the coming weeks, minor touch-ups and restoration work associated with the waterline installation will conclude. Waterline restoration work along East Main Street will continue.

   • East Main Street Waterline Repairs – Further improvements to the City’s waterline infrastructure will continue east of downtown along the East Main Street corridor.

   • Jack Tar – Sidewalk and parking impacts will be present along 100 W. Parrish Street and 200 North Corcoran Street on weekdays. The sidewalk and parking impacts will be removed on weekends.


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