American Tobacco District Waterline Replacement

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  1. Project Update | July 30

    During the week of August 2, there will be lane closures and shifts in Duke St. and Chapel Hill St. Temporary closures of the Yancey/Duke and Jackson/Duke intersections will occur. Read on...
  2. Project Update | July 23

    The week of July 26 there will be a full closure of NC-147 Exit 12C to Duke Street for four nights (10PM—6AM) beginning July 26; lane closures/shifts in Duke Street (between Yancey St & Pettigrew St) and Chapel Hill St (between Gregson St & Willard St). Read on...
  3. Closure Notice: Durham Freeway Exit 12C (Duke Street) July 26-29 (10 p.m. to 6 a.m.)

    Durham Freeway Exit 12C (Duke Street) will be closed for approximately four nights from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. beginning July 26 to July 29 for utility work (waterline) related to the American Tobacco District Waterline Replacement Project. 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.