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East Main Street Waterline Replacement Project Updates

Posted on: July 27, 2017

Project Update | July 27, 2017

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

July 27, 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:

  • Weekend of 7/28 to 7/31:
    • East Main Street between Church and Roxboro streets closed from 7 PM Friday through 6 AM Monday.
  • Week of 7/31:
    • Lane shifts and flaggers on East Main Street between Roxboro Street and Fayetteville Street, Hood Street, and South Elizabeth Street.
    • Lane closures on Ramseur Street between Dillard Street and Fayetteville Street.
  • Week of 8/7:
    • Lane shifts and flaggers on East Main Street between Roxboro Street and Fayetteville Street, Hood Street, and South Elizabeth Street.
    • Lane closures on Ramseur Street between Dillard Street and Fayetteville Street.

Friday - Monday July 28-31, 2017:

  • Stamped concrete restoration will take place on East Main Street on the west side of Roxboro Street.
    • East Main Street will be closed between Church Street and Roxboro Street from 7 PM on Friday through 6 AM on Monday.
    • Traffic control signs and markings will be used for East Main Street detours.
    • Noise levels in excess of the current City noise ordinance are anticipated on Friday evening and Saturday morning.
    • Pedestrian and driveway access to buildings / facilities will be maintained at all times.

Week of July 31, 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.
  • Stormwater installation will continue on East Main Street between Elizabeth and Hood streets.
    • Lane shifts and flaggers will be used to maintain traffic at stormwater crossing locations on East Main Street.
    • 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.
  • Stormwater installation along Ramseur Street between Dillard and Hood streets will continue.
    • Lane closures and detours will be used to maintain traffic at stormwater crossing locations at Hood Street.
    • 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.

Saturday-Sunday August 5-6, 2017:

  • No work is planned for Saturday, August 5th or Sunday, August 6th.

Week of August 7, 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.
  • Stormwater installation will continue on East Main Street between Elizabeth and Hood streets.
    • Lane shifts and flaggers will be used to maintain traffic at stormwater crossing locations on East Main Street.
    • 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.
  • Stormwater installation along Ramseur Street between Dillard and Hood streets will continue.
    • Lane closures and detours will be used to maintain traffic at stormwater crossing locations at Hood Street.
    • 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.

Saturday-Sunday August 12-13, 2017:

  • No work is planned for Saturday, August 12th or Sunday, August 13th.

Future Weeks:

  • Restoration of sidewalks and other surfaces impacted by the project will continue.
  • Waterline service reconnections in Angier Avenue between East Main Street and Elm Avenue will coordinated with affected residents. 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.
  • Stormwater improvements along East Main Street will continue.
  • Pavement improvements in the intersection of Fayetteville / East Main street are anticipated to occur in late August. A full intersection closure with traffic detours is currently planned from 6 AM on Friday, August 18th through 8 PM on Monday, August 21st.
  • Work will exceed the current City noise ordinance.
  • Additional information regarding this work can be found at www.DurhamOperationGreenlight.org. Find more information about all of the department’s current projects at www.DurhamWaterProjects.org. If you have questions, please email DowntownLoopWRP@DurhamNC.gov.

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