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East Main Street Waterline Replacement Project Updates

Posted on: August 31, 2017

Project Update | August 31, 2017

East Main Street Waterline Replacement Project Update and Two-Week Look Ahead

August 31, 2017

Improvements to the City’s waterline infrastructure will continue along the East Main Street corridor. Additional information regarding this project can be found at: http://durhamnc.gov/3001/East-Main-Street-Waterline-Replacement.

Planned Road / Lane Closures will occur as follows:

  • Week of 9/5:
    • Lane shifts and flaggers on East Main Street between Roxboro Street and Fayetteville Street, Hood Street, and South Elizabeth Street.
    • Lane closures on Angier Avenue between East Main Street and Elm Street.
  • Week of 9/11:
    • Lane shifts and flaggers on East Main Street between Roxboro Street and Fayetteville Street, Hood Street, and South Elizabeth Street.

Saturday-Monday September 2-4, 2017:

  • No work is planned for Saturday, September 2nd through Monday, September 4th.

Week of September 5, 2017: 

  • Sidewalk/curb replacements and abandonment of existing waterlines in East Main Street between Roxboro and Fayetteville streets, Hood Street, South Elizabeth Street, and Ramseur Street will continue.
    • Lane shifts and flaggers will be used to maintain traffic at isolated locations in the project area.
    • Through traffic on East Main Street will be maintained.
    • Noise levels in excess of the current City noise ordinance are anticipated during work hours.
    • Pedestrian and driveway access to buildings / facilities will be maintained at all times.
  • Waterline service reconnections in Angier Avenue between East Main Street and Elm Avenue will take place.
    • Service switchovers will be coordinated with each affected customer seven days in advance of work taking place.
    • An eastbound lane closure on Angier Avenue will be required to complete the work. On-street parking will be closed in the vicinity of the work.
    • Noise levels in excess of the current City noise ordinance are anticipated during work hours.
    • Pedestrian and driveway access to buildings / facilities will be maintained at all times.
  • Sanitary sewer investigations will be completed in East Main Street between Roxboro and Fayetteville streets, Hood Street, South Elizabeth Street, and Ramseur Street.
    • Temporary lane shifts and closures will be used to access existing sanitary sewer manholes.
    • Non-toxic dye will be used to verify active sanitary sewer service locations.

Saturday-Sunday September 9-10, 2017:

  • No work is planned for Saturday, September 9th or Sunday, September 10th.

Week of September 11, 2017: 

  • Sidewalk/curb replacements and abandonment of existing waterlines in East Main Street between Roxboro and Fayetteville streets, Hood Street, South Elizabeth Street, and Ramseur Street will continue.
    • Lane shifts and flaggers will be used to maintain traffic at isolated locations in the project area.
    • Through traffic on East Main Street will be maintained.
    • Noise levels in excess of the current City noise ordinance are anticipated during work hours.
    • Pedestrian and driveway access to buildings / facilities will be maintained at all times.

Future Weeks:

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