Maplewood Cemetery Improvements

Robyn Heeks, Division Manager
919-560-4197 ext. 21245


1621 Duke University Road, Durham, NC 27701 Map

Team Members

Coulter Jewell Thames

Project Description

This project includes repairs and improvements supported by the Cemeteries Assessment Study completed by Coulter Jewell Thames in February 2014 and include: entry improvements, driveway repair and replacement, walkway improvements, additional parking, improvements to maintenance/service and soil storage areas, accessibility upgrades at the cemetery, as well as a new maintenance and crew building. 

On Wednesday February 21, 2018, the cemetery main entrance (1621 Duke University Road) will close for asphalt replacement.  Entrance on Chapel Hill Road will remain open as well as the office and parking. The main entrance should re-open by mid-March. 



Exterior conditions - before pic

Maplewood 2

Interior conditions - before pic

Maplewood 1

Driveway conditions - before pic

Maplewood 3

Insulation wrap

Maplewood 6_Insulation wrap

Interior of maintenance building

Maplewood 9_Inside of Maintenance Building

New stone column

Maplewood 7_Stone column

Base of stormwater detention pond

Maplewood 8_Base for stormwater detention pond



Current Phase


Expected Completion

 March 2018