Design Services for North Duke Street Sidewalk  (SW-50D)

Project Manager

Neil Allen
Phone: 919-471-3581

Project Description

This project involves the design of sidewalks on east side of  N. Duke Street from Murray Ave to N. Roxboro Road. Total length is 1.8 miles.   The design budget for the  project is $436,698.91. 

The project vicinity map is shown to the right under Project Information. The improvements include new sidewalks, crosswalk improvements, and accessible ramps.

Project Schedule

  • Anticipated Design Completion:  March 2019
  • Anticipated Right-of-Way Completion:  October 2019
  • Anticipated Bid Advertisement:  July 2020 
  • Anticipated Construction Start:  December 2020
  • Anticipated Construction Completion:  November 2021

Project Status

Kimley-Horn and Associates of Raleigh, NC has been hired as the design firm to prepare plans, obtain permits, and hold informational meetings with stakeholders.  They began data collection in February, 2018 and currently are in the 30% design phase of the project.

With the remnants of Hurricane Michael expected to impact North Carolina tomorrow, the City of Durham Public Works Department is rescheduling the North Duke Street Sidewalk Facilities public meeting to next month. The drop-in style meeting has been rescheduled to Thursday, November 1, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of Braggtown Baptist Church, located at 3218 North Roxboro Street. Residents will be able to review the preliminary design, ask questions of City staff and consultants, and provide input before the department completes the design work. The goal of the project is to improve pedestrian accommodations and the proposed improvements include sidewalk, curb ramps, pedestrian crossings, and associated pavement markings.

For residents who cannot attend this meeting, maps and comment forms to collect feedback will be available after the meeting date on this web page. Resident feedback is due by November 15, and a second meeting will be scheduled for this project at a later date after receiving input and developing 65 percent plans.