Highlighted Projects

At any one time, the General Services Department manages dozens of construction projects. A few projects are highlighted below, or you may download​ a Project List (PDF).
  1. West Ellerbee Creek Trail--Phase II

    This trail will provide safe off-road connection to shopping, several parks, and the city-wide trail system.

  2. Edison Johnson & Campus Hills Rec Center Pools

    This project involves replacing the dehumidification units at Edison Johnson and Campus Hills pools.

  3. Durham Police Headquarters Complex

    The new Durham Police Headquarters Complex is necessary because the current headquarters no longer meets the critical needs of the Durham Police Department or the Durham Emergency Communication Center.

  4. New Downtown Parking Garage

    New Downtown Parking Garage

  5. Fire Station 9

    This project relocates Fire Station 9 from E Club Boulevard to the corner of Midland Terrance and Camden Avenue.

  6. Fire Station 17

    The new fire station will be one of the first LEED certified facilities in the City of Durham.

  7. Durham Convention Center Lobby Renovations

    This project will renovate the first floor lobby as a part of the Marriot franchise agreement.

  8. FY 2015-2016 Asphalt Paving--Multiple Park Sites

    This project includes repairs and repaving of various park driveways and parking lots.

  9. FY 2015-2016 Restroom Building Renovations

    The purpose of this project is to renovate restroom buildings as prioritized by the Durham Parks and Recreation Department.

  10. Sherwood Park--Athletic Court Renovations

    This project will resurface an existing court for futsal play at Sherwood Park.

  11. Downtown Parking Deck Elevator Modernizations

    The renovation, up-fit and modernization of seven (7) elevators in three Downtown Parking Garages.

  12. Maplewood Cemetery Improvements

    This project will involve repairs at Maplewood Cemetery.

  13. Beechwood Cemetery Improvements

    This project will involve repairs to the Beechwood Cemetery.

  14. Development Service Center

    This project will create a centralized "one-stop-shop" service center.

  15. Lake Michie Front Deck & Dock

    This project includes installation of a new accessible kayak/canoe launch at Lake Michie.