American Tobacco District Waterline Replacement

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    We’re replacing existing 1930s era water mains near and within the American Tobacco District to improve service delivery. Approximately 10,000 feet of waterlines will be replaced, and approximately 4,600 feet of new transmission main will be installed. Read on...
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PROJECT FACTS

  • The Department of Water Management is improving the existing water and sewer infrastructure between Pettigrew and the Durham Freeway from William Vickers Avenue to Dillard Street. The work also extends along Dillard and Ramseur from Pettigrew to Fayetteville. The locations of the improvements can be viewed on the project area map.
  • Construction is complete for Buchanan Boulevard. The design phase is complete for Phase 1 and construction will begin winter 2020 and last 15 to 18 months. Phase 2 construction is expected to begin in spring 2021 and last approximately 12 months. Concurrent with Phase 2, construction will begin on the Lakewood Avenue Sanitary Sewer Replacement Project to replace the existing sewer outfall along Lakewood Avenue. 

Thank You!


The City and its contractors appreciate your patience during these short-term inconveniences as we undertake this project to improve reliability of the City’s water system.