Posted on: April 13, 2017

Project Update | April 13, 2017

Central Park Waterline Replacement Project Update and Two-Week Look Ahead

April 13, 2017

Please note: minor finishing work will now extend beyond the originally scheduled Saturday, April 15 completion date.  However, major work – including waterlin...

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Posted on: April 6, 2017

Project Update | April 6, 2017

Central Park Waterline Replacement Project Update and Two-Week Look Ahead

April 6, 2017

All work related to the Seminary Avenue project is expected to be completed by April 15!  The City appreciates your ongoing patience with the work along the bus...

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Posted on: March 30, 2017

Project Update | March 30, 2017

We are nearing the end of this phase of the project!  The City appreciates your ongoing patience with the work along the busy corridors associated with the Central Park Waterline Replacement Project.  Additional information regarding thi...

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Posted on: March 23, 2017

Project Update | March 23, 2017

Central Park Waterline Replacement Project Update and Two-Week Look Ahead

March 23, 2017

The City appreciates your ongoing patience with the work along the busy corridors associated with the Central Park Waterline Replacement Project. Additional information...

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Posted on: March 16, 2017

Project Update | March 16, 2017

Central Park Waterline Replacement Project Update and Two-Week Look Ahead

March 16, 2017

The City appreciates your ongoing patience with the work along the busy corridors associated with the Central Park Waterline Replacement Project. Additional information...

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

Project Update | March 9, 2017

Central Park Waterline Replacement Project Update and Two-Week Look Ahead

March 9, 2017

The City appreciates your ongoing patience with the work along the busy corridors associated with the Central Park Waterline Replacement project. Additional information ...

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Posted on: June 22, 2017

Project Update | June 22, 2017

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

June 22, 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:...

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Posted on: June 15, 2017

Project Update | June 15, 2017

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

June 15, 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:...

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Posted on: June 8, 2017

Project Update | June 8, 2017

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

June 8, 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: ...

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

Project Update | June 1, 2017

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

June 1, 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: ...

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

Project Update | May 24, 2017

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

May 24, 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: ...

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

Project Update | May 18, 2017

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

May 18, 2017

Improvements to the City’s waterline infrastructure will continue along the East Main Street corridor. Additional information regarding this project can be f...Read on...

Posted on: May 11, 2017

Project Update | May 11, 2017

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

May 11, 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: ...

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Posted on: May 4, 2017

Project Update | May 4, 2017

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

May 4, 2017

 

Improvements to the City’s waterline infrastructure will continue along the East Main Street corridor. Additional information regarding this project can be f...

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Posted on: April 26, 2017

Project Update | April 26, 2017

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

April 26, 2017

 

Improvements to the City’s waterline infrastructure will continue along the East Main Street corridor. Additional information regarding this pro...

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Posted on: April 20, 2017

Project Update | April 20, 2017

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

April 20, 2017

 

Improvements to the City’s waterline infrastructure will continue along the East Main Street corridor. Additional information regarding this project can b...

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Posted on: April 13, 2017

Project Update | April 13, 2017

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

April 13, 2017

 

Improvements to the City’s waterline infrastructure will continue along the East Main Street corridor. Additional information regarding this project can b...

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Posted on: April 6, 2017

Project Update | April 6, 2017

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

April 6, 2017

 

Improvements to the City’s waterline infrastructure will continue along the East Main Street corridor. Additional information regarding this project can be...

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Posted on: March 30, 2017

Project Update | March 30, 2017

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

March 30, 2017

 

Improvements to the City’s waterline infrastructure will continue along the East Main Street corridor.  Additional information regarding this pro...

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Posted on: March 23, 2017

Project Update | March 23, 2017

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

March 23, 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...

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Posted on: March 16, 2017

Project Update | March 17, 2017

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

March 16, 2017

 

Improvements to the City’s waterline infrastructure will continue along the East Main Street corridor. Additional information regarding this project can b...

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

Project Update | March 9, 2017

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

March 9, 2017

 

Improvements to the City’s waterline infrastructure will continue along the East Main Street corridor. Additional information regarding this project can be...

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Posted on: March 2, 2017

Project Update | March 2, 2017

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

March 2, 2017

 

Improvements to the City’s waterline infrastructure will continue along the East Main Street corridor. Additional information regarding this project can be...

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Project Update | February 23, 2017

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

February 23, 2017

 

Improvements to the City’s waterline infrastructure will continue along the East Main Street corridor. Additional information regarding this project ca...

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Posted on: February 16, 2017

Project Update | February 16, 2017

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

February 16, 2017

 

Improvements to the City’s waterline infrastructure will continue along the East Main Street corridor. Additional information regarding this project ca...

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Posted on: February 9, 2017

Project Update | February 9, 2017

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

February 9, 2017

 

Improvements to the City’s waterline infrastructure will continue along the East Main Street corridor. Additional information regarding this project can...

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

Project Update | February 2, 2017

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

February 2, 2017

 

Improvements to the City’s waterline infrastructure will continue along the East Main Street corridor. Additional information regarding this project can...

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Posted on: January 26, 2017

Project Update | January 26, 2017

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

January 26, 2017

 

As minor touch-up and restorative work is finalized in the Downtown Loop, further improvements to the City’s waterline infrastructure will continue alon...

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Posted on: January 19, 2017

Project Update | January 19, 2017

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

January 19, 2017

 

As minor touch-up and restorative work is finalized in the Downtown Loop, further improvements to the City’s waterline infrastructure will continue alon...

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Posted on: January 12, 2017

Project Update | January 12, 2017

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

January 12, 2017

 

As minor touch-up and restorative work is finalized in the Downtown Loop, further improvements to the City’s waterline infrastructure will continue alon...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

Project Update | January 5, 2017

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

January 5, 2017

 

Happy New Year! As minor touch-up and restorative work is finalized in the Downtown Loop, further improvements to the City’s waterline infrastructure wil...

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Posted on: December 29, 2016

Project Update | December 29, 2016

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

December 29, 2016

 

As minor touch-up and restorative work is finalized in the Downtown Loop, further improvements to the City’s waterline infrastructure will continue alo...

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Posted on: December 21, 2016

Project Update | December 21, 2016

As minor touch-up and restorative work is finalized in the Downtown Loop, further improvements to the City’s waterline infrastructure will continue along the East Main Street corridor. Additional information regarding this project can be found at...

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Posted on: December 15, 2016

Project Update | December 15, 2016

As minor touch-up and restorative work is finalized in the Downtown Loop, further improvements to the City’s waterline infrastructure will continue along the East Main Street corridor. Additional information regarding this project can be found at...

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Posted on: December 8, 2016

Project Update | December 8, 2016

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

December 8, 2016

Final paving for the Downtown Loop project has been completed! In the coming weeks, minor touch-ups and restoration work will wrap up. Thank you for your...

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Posted on: December 1, 2016

Project Update | December 1, 2016

Final paving for the Downtown Loop project has been completed!  In the coming weeks, minor touch-ups and restoration work will wrap up. Thank you for your patience during these much-needed infrastructure improvements throughout the downtown area....

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Posted on: November 23, 2016

Project Update | November 23, 2016

Happy Thanksgiving - final paving inside the Loop has been completed! Over the coming weeks, minor touch-ups and restoration work associated with the waterline installation will conclude. Thank you for your patience during these much-needed infrastructure...

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Posted on: November 17, 2016

Project Update | November 17, 2016

Counting down to paving completion on November 22! The City appreciates your ongoing patience as we wrap up work along the busy corridors associated with the Downtown Loop Waterline Replacement project.

Planned Road / Lane Closures:

  • Week of 11/21:
    • Varying...
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Posted on: November 10, 2016

Project Update | November 10, 2016

We are nearing the end! The City appreciates your ongoing patience with the work along the busy corridors associated with the Downtown Loop Waterline Replacement project.

Planned Road / Lane Closures:

  • Week of 11/14:
    • Varying daytime lane and parking closur...
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Posted on: November 3, 2016

Project Update | November 3, 2016

We are nearing the end! The City appreciates your ongoing patience with the work along the busy corridors associated with the Downtown Loop Waterline Replacement project.Planned Road / Lane Closures:

  • Week of 11/7:
    • Varying daytime lane and parking closures...
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Posted on: October 27, 2016

Project Update | October 27, 2016

We are nearing the end! The City appreciates your ongoing patience with the work along the busy corridors associated with the Downtown Loop Waterline Replacement project.

Planned Road / Lane Closures:

  • 7 PM on 10/28 through 6 AM on 10/31 – Mangum Street clo...
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Posted on: October 20, 2016

Project Update | October 20, 2016

We are nearing the end! The City appreciates your ongoing patience with the work along the busy corridors associated with the Downtown Loop Waterline Replacement project.Planned Road / Lane Closures:

  • 3 a.m. on 10/22 through 6 a.m. on 10/24 – Mangum Street...
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Posted on: October 13, 2016

Project Update | October 13, 2016

We are nearing the end!  The City appreciates your ongoing patience with the work along the busy corridors associated with the Downtown Loop Waterline Replacement project. Friday-Monday October 14 to 17, 2016:

  • Mangum Street between City Hall Plaza and ...
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Posted on: October 6, 2016

Project Update | October 6, 2016

We are nearing the end! The City appreciates your ongoing patience with the work along the busy corridors associated with the Downtown Loop Waterline Replacement project.

Friday-Monday October 7 to 10, 2016:

  • No work is planned this weekend due to the weath...
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Posted on: September 29, 2016

Project Update | September 29, 2016

We are nearing the end! The City appreciates your ongoing patience with the work along the busy corridors associated with the Downtown Loop Waterline Replacement project.

Friday-Monday September 30-October 3rd, 2016:

  • Mangum Street between City Hall Plaza a...
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Posted on: September 22, 2016

Project Update | September 22, 2016

We are nearing the end! The City appreciates your ongoing patience with the work along the busy corridors associated with the Downtown Loop Waterline Replacement project.

Saturday-Sunday September 24-25, 2016:

  • No waterline work planned.

    Week of Septemb...

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Posted on: September 15, 2016

Project Update | September 15, 2016

The City appreciates your ongoing patience with the work along the busy corridors associated with the Downtown Loop Waterline Replacement project.

Saturday-Sunday September 17-18, 2016:

  • No impacts are anticipated for CenterFest.
  • No waterline work planned. ...
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Posted on: September 8, 2016

Project Update | September 8, 2016

The City appreciates your ongoing patience with the work along the busy corridors associated with the Downtown Loop Waterline Replacement project.

Saturday-Sunday September 10-11, 2016:

  • No waterline work planned.

    Week of September 12, 2016:

    • No impacts a...
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Posted on: September 1, 2016

Project Update | September 1, 2016

The City appreciates your ongoing patience with the work along the busy corridors associated with the Downtown Loop Waterline Replacement project. Saturday-Monday September 3-5, 2016:

  • No waterline work planned during the Labor Day weekend.

    Week of Sept...

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Posted on: August 25, 2016

Project Update | August 25, 2016

The City appreciates your ongoing patience with the work along the busy corridors associated with the Downtown Loop Waterline Replacement project.

Saturday-Sunday August 27-28, 2016:

  • No waterline work planned.

    Week of August 29, 2016:

    • Water and sewer l...
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Posted on: August 18, 2016

Project Update | August 18, 2016

The City appreciates your ongoing patience with the work along the busy corridors associated with the Downtown Loop Waterline Replacement project.

Saturday-Sunday August 20-21, 2016:

  • No waterline work planned.
Week of August 22, 2016:
Water and sewer line ...
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Posted on: August 11, 2016

Project Update | August 11, 2016

The City appreciates your ongoing patience with the work along the busy corridors associated with the Downtown Loop Waterline Replacement project.

Saturday-Sunday August 13-14, 2016:

  • No waterline work planned.

    Week of August 15, 2016:

    • Water and sewer l...
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Posted on: August 4, 2016

Project Update | August 4, 2016

The City appreciates your ongoing patience with the work along the busy corridors associated with the Downtown Loop Waterline Replacement project.

Saturday-Sunday August 6-7, 2016:

  • No waterline work planned.

    Week of August 8, 2016:

    • NCDOT is planning to...
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Posted on: July 28, 2016

Project Update | July 28, 2018

The City appreciates your ongoing patience with the work along the busy corridors associated with the Downtown Loop Waterline Replacement project.

Saturday-Sunday July 30-31, 2016:

  • No waterline work planned

    Week of August 1, 2016:

    • NCDOT is planning to ...
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Posted on: July 21, 2016

Project Update | July 21, 2016

The City appreciates your ongoing patience with the work along the busy corridors associated with the Downtown Loop Waterline Replacement project.

Saturday-Sunday July 23-24, 2016:

  • The removal of old utilities will continue in Morgan / Great Jones Street b...
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Posted on: July 14, 2016

Project Update | July 14, 2016

The City appreciates your ongoing patience with the work along the busy corridors associated with the Downtown Loop Waterline Replacement project.

Saturday-Sunday July 16-17, 2016:

  • No work planned

    Week of July 18, 2016:

    • Waterline abandonment activities ...
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Posted on: July 7, 2016

Project Update | July 7, 2016

The City appreciates your ongoing patience with the work along the busy corridors associated with the Downtown Loop Waterline Replacement project.

Saturday-Sunday July 9-10, 2016:

  • No work planned

    Week of July 11, 2016:

    • The final waterline connection wi...
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Posted on: June 30, 2016

Project Update | June 30, 2016

The City appreciates your ongoing patience with the work along the busy corridors associated with the Downtown Loop Waterline Replacement project.

Saturday-Monday July 2-4, 2016:

  • No work is planned over the 4th of July weekend.

    Week of July 5, 2016:

    • L...
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Posted on: June 23, 2016

Project Update | June 23, 2016

The City appreciates your ongoing patience with the work along the busy corridors associated with the Downtown Loop Waterline Replacement project.

Saturday-Sunday June 25-26, 2016:

  • No work is planned for this weekend.

    Week of June 27, 2016:

    • Waterline te...
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Posted on: June 16, 2016

Project Update | June 16, 2016

The City appreciates your ongoing patience with the work along the busy corridors associated with the Downtown Loop Waterline Replacement project.

Friday - Saturday June 17-18, 2016:

  • Nighttime and weekend waterline installation will continue in the interse...
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Posted on: June 9, 2016

Project Update | June 9, 2016

The City appreciates your ongoing patience with the work along the busy corridors associated with the Downtown Loop Waterline Replacement project. Additional full road closures, weekend work, or service interruptions along the Mangum Street corridor will...Read the full 2 week update...

Posted on: June 2, 2016

Project Update | June 2, 2016

Worker lay waterline in Great Jones St.

The City appreciates your ongoing patience with the work along the busy corridors associated with the Downtown Loop Waterline Replacement project. Additional full road closures, weekend work, or service interruptions along the Mangum Street corridor are ...Read the full 2 week update...


Posted on: February 21, 2017

Green Fleets 2016

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City of Durham Fleet Management recognized as the 37th best managed government fleet in the North America by the Government Green Fleet.

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Posted on: February 21, 2017

Leading Fleet 2016

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Government Fleet Magazine Names City of Durham Fleet Top 50 Leading Fleet in North America 2016

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

#49 on 100 best Fleets in North America

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Named #49 in a list of 100 Best Fleets in the America's!

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

13 Bright Ideas for Fleet Improvement

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Government Fleet Magazine Article spotlights Durham's Fleet Management Best Practices

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Posted on: June 22, 2017

Long Meadow Pool Open

Long Meadow Pool will reopen today - Friday, June 23!

Posted on: June 19, 2017

Independence Day Hours

DPR will be closed on Tuesday, July 4th. City lakes, pools and outdoor facilities will remain open.

Posted on: May 30, 2017

West Ellerbee Creek Trail Project, Phase II

This two-directional multi-use 10’ wide greenway trail project will connect Phase I of the West Ellerbee Creek Trail that terminates at Westover Park near Guess Road to the North/South Greenway on Stadium Drive.

The new one mile extension will fo...

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Posted on: May 23, 2017

Garrett Road Park Tennis Court Renovation

Beginning Wednesday, May 24, the tennis courts at Garrett Road Park will be closed for renovations.

Posted on: May 2, 2017

Playground Closures

The playgrounds are currently closed at the following parks:

  • River Forest Park
  • Old Farm Road Park

Please continue to check our website for updates on when these playgrounds are expected to reopen.

Indian Trail Park Playground Updates

The new playground at Indi...

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Posted on: April 13, 2017

Portions of Third Fork Creek Trail Temporarily Closed

Parts of Third Fork Creek Trail will remain closed through August 31. Several sections of trail are being replaced and parts of the trail is being restored. For safety reasons, trail users should respect the closure signs and not use the closed sections o...

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Posted on: April 4, 2017

Indian Trail Park Playground Open

Last July, Durham Parks and Recreation (DPR) hosted two public meetings to solicit input on the design of a new playground at Indian Trail Park (1701 Albany Street).  The playground designed for residents, by the residents is now complete.

Patrons...

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Posted on: June 19, 2017

Free Safety Fair on June 24

Safety Fair June 24

Everyone is invited to attend a free Safety Fair Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 24 in Franklin Village, 302 North Blacknall Street. The event is being put on by the Durham Police Department and partner agencies.

Posted on: June 1, 2017

National Gun Violence Awareness Day

Durham Police to Observe National Gun Violence Awareness Day June 2Residents Encouraged to Wear Orange, Assemble at DPD Headquarters at 9 a.m.

The Durham Police Department (DPD) will observe National Gun Violence Awareness Day on Friday, June 2. T...

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Posted on: May 23, 2017

Durham Man Wanted for Murder

Officers responded to a shooting call at 1309 Hudson Ave. shortly after 7 p.m. When they arrived, they found Oliver who had been shot in the parking lot. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Evans, 27, of Durham, is wanted for one count of murder.

Anyone wi...

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Posted on: May 2, 2017

America’s Night Out Against Crime to be held August 1

Neighborhoods, agencies and businesses are encouraged to support the celebration by organizing or sponsoring a NNO event or promotion. The evening of August 1 residents are asked to lock their doors, turn on outside lights and spend the evening outside wi...

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Posted on: March 30, 2017

Durham Police Athletic League ‘Day of Champions’ set for April 1

Durham Police Department’s Police Athletic League (PAL) will hold its youth basketball “Day of Champions” event on Saturday, April 1, 2017, at 1 p.m., at the Holt Athletic Association Gymnasium, 117 Milton Road, Durham.

Y.E. S...

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

Durham Police Survey Shows Residents Have Positive View of Police Department

Durham residents have a positive perception of the Durham Police Department, according to the 2016 Durham Police Satisfaction Survey. The results were presented to the Durham City Council yesterday.

According to the survey, which was conducted by ETC Insti...

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

Police to Host Community Workshop about Safety, April 1

The Durham Police Department Community Resource Unit (CRU) is holding its annual Community Workshop on Saturday, April 1, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Carolina Theatre, 309 W. Morgan Street. Session topics will include: Synthetic Drugs, ...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

Five-Day Report on February 15, 2017 Officer-Involved Shooting

An officer-involved shooting occurred on February 15, 2017 on Glenbrook Drive. The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation is currently conducting an independent investigation into any potential violations of law by the involved officers, which is st...

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Posted on: February 16, 2017

February 15 Officer-Involved Shooting

The Durham Police Department (DPD) was involved in a fatal officer-involved shooting that occurred this afternoon on Glenbrook Drive.

“We would like to express our concern and condolences to all involved. Any loss of life is always a tragic event...

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

Durham Police Department Launches Instagram Site

The Durham Police Department (DPD) has increased its social media footprint with the launch of an Instagram site. Beginning today, January 24, Durham residents can connect with DPD on Instagram at “durhampolicedepartmentnc.”

“...

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Posted on: January 23, 2017

Women in Law Enforcement Open House Event, February 11

The Durham Police Department is hosting a Women in Law Enforcement Open House on Saturday, February 11, 2017, from 8 a.m. to noon. Following the check-in/meet and greet hour, consecutive sessions will begin promptly at 9 a.m. Topics presented will be of p...

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Posted on: January 18, 2017

Durham Police Department Launches Police-to-Citizen (P2C) Site

The Durham Police Department is launching its new Police to Citizen (P2C) online service to help people find information related to services provided by the department.  P2C will help people enter certain incident reports, perform simple...

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Posted on: January 12, 2017

Durham Police Department External Nomination Form for DPD Service Awards

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The City of Durham Police Department (DPD) welcomes external nominations for two of its Service Awards that recognize commendable public safety/law enforcement service.

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Posted on: January 8, 2017

Durham Police Department Officers Providing Coats For Homeless Residents

Durham Police Department (DPD) officers are out helping homeless individuals during our first blast of winter weather.

DPD’s Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) and others recently handed out nearly 10 “Empowerment Coats” to homele...

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Posted on: October 26, 2016

Police to Hold Trunk or Treat Event October 29

The Community Resource Unit (CRU) of the Durham Police Department is holding a Trunk or Treat event Saturday, October 29, 2016, at the Walmart Supercenter at 1525 Glenn School Road from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Shoppers, passer-byers, and the general public are ...Read on...

Posted on: October 6, 2016

Durham Police Department Announces New Hiring Incentives

The City of Durham offers a benefits package that includes comprehensive health, vision and dental and competitive retirement plans. Additionally, the Durham Police Department (DPD) is now offering a new package of hiring incentives for both entry level B...Read on...

Posted on: September 23, 2016

Durham Police Department Names First-Ever LGBTQ Liaison

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Durham Police Department (DPD) Chief C.J. Davis has named Officer Charles Strickland Jr. as the department’s first liaison with the LGBTQ community in Durham.
In his new role, Strickland will serve as a resource for members of the LGBTQ community who are...Read on...

Posted on: August 1, 2016

More Than 100 Neighborhoods to Celebrate National Night Out August 2

On Tuesday, August 2, more than 100 Durham neighborhoods and groups will join 16,728 communities from all 50 states, U.S. territories, Canadian sites and military bases worldwide in observing the 33rd Annual National Night Out (NNO) crime and drug prevent...Read on...

Posted on: May 4, 2016

America’s Night Out Against Crime set for August 2

Registration is underway for Durham’s observance of National Night Out (NNO), America’s Night Out Against Crime on Tuesday, August 2, 2016. Neighborhoods, agencies and businesses are encouraged to support the celebration by organizing or sponsoring a NNO ...Read on...

Posted on: April 14, 2016

Twins Charged with Turner Murder

Durham police have filed charges against two men in connection with the April 14 murder of 27-year-old Christopher Alexander Turner on East Piedmont Avenue. The suspects – Ari Shlasinger and Jordan Shlasinger (both 26 years of age) – are not in custody at...Read on...

Posted on: April 8, 2016

National Crime Victims’ Rights Week April 10-16

The Victim Services Unit of the Durham Police Department (DPD) is observing 2016 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week with activities that support families and promote community awareness of victims’ rights and the services the unit provides. This year’s n...Read on...

Posted on: March 4, 2016

March 4 DPD Body Camera Draft Policy Update

The DPD has updated its draft body camera policy. View the most recent draft from March 4, 2016.

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Posted on: January 9, 2016

Durham Police Investigate Bank Robbery

Durham police are investigating a bank robbery that was reported Saturday morning at PNC Bank, 3732 North Roxboro Street.
A male entered the bank around 10:10 a.m. and gave a teller a note demanding money. No weapon was seen. The male fled with an und...Read on...

Posted on: December 31, 2015

Wanted Person – Jamol Louis Dixon

Durham police investigators are trying to locate Jamol Louis Dixon who is wanted in connection with the murder of 32-year-old Sanna Manneh on November 18, 2015.

Officers were dispatched at 10:52 p.m. on November 18 to a shooting call at the intersectio...Read on...

Posted on: December 30, 2015

Wanted Person – Corinthian Eddie Bowens

Durham police investigators are trying to locate Corinthian Eddie Bowens who is wanted in connection with the murder of 53-year-old Paul Jones on November 16, 2015.

Officers were dispatched at 1:12 a.m. on November 16 to a call about a man lying in the...Read on...

Posted on: December 10, 2015

Police and Community Again Earn NNO Accolades

Durham’s outstanding demonstration of positive police-community relationships on National Night Out (NNO) August 4, 2015, has again earned the City of Durham top national rankings by the National Association of Town Watch (NATW). For its observance Durham...Read on...

Posted on: November 16, 2015

Durham Police Completes 2015 Six-Month Traffic Stop Data Review

Durham Police has completed its 2015 Six-Month Traffic Stop Data Review.

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Posted on: October 27, 2015

Durham Police Arrest Men on Multiple Firearm, Robbery and Drug Charges

Officers from the Durham Police Department’s HEAT 2 squad investigated a suspicious vehicle and arrested two men on multiple firearm, robbery and drug charges Friday afternoon in the 100 block of Latta Road near Gatewood Drive.

At approximately 3:50 p...Read on...

Posted on: October 15, 2015

Join Community Services for National Crime Prevention Month 2015

Special Olympics fundraising, senior citizen recreation and Halloween safety outreach are key events planned for Durham Police Department’s 2015 National Crime Prevention Month observance. The Community Services Division is holding three major activities ...Read on...

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Posted on: October 14, 2015

Durham Police Hosts Statewide Summit on Violence

Police officials from throughout North Carolina held a summit on October 13 in Durham to discuss violent crime issues and trends and to identify violent crime reduction strategies.

The summit, which was held at a major corporation, was chaired by Rock...Read on...

Posted on: October 12, 2015

Police Arrest 11 People on DWI Charges at Checkpoint

Eleven people were arrested for driving while impaired during a DWI checkpoint late Friday/early Saturday on North Duke Street at Trinity Avenue.

Sixteen officers from the Durham Police Department, the Duke University Police Department and the Hillsbor...Read on...

Posted on: September 10, 2015

Five-Day Report - September 5 Officer-Involved Shooting

This is the five-day preliminary report about a fatal officer-involved shooting on September 5 on Angier Avenue.

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Posted on: September 4, 2015

Durham Police Arrest Five on Multiple Robbery Charges

Durham police arrested five suspects after they committed a series of armed robberies in East Durham on Thursday, September 3.

Three adults and two juveniles were arrested and charged with several counts of Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon and Assault ...Read on...

Posted on: August 27, 2015

CrimeStoppers Rewards Offered for Information about Shootings

CrimeStoppers is offering rewards for information about several shootings from August 21-August 24.

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Posted on: August 27, 2015

Reward Offered for Information about Burglaries and Arsons

A reward is being offered for information about several burglaries and arsons during August at :Lynn Haven Apartments.

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Posted on: August 27, 2015

Reward Offered for Information about Shooting

A CrimeStoppers reward is being offered for information about the shooting of a security guard at Duke Manor Apartments on South LaSalle Street.

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Posted on: August 27, 2015

Wanted Person - Armand Lewis Langston

Armand Lewis Langston is wanted on charges in connection with a burglary on Homer Street.

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Posted on: January 25, 2017

Rock Blasting Planned at Williams Water Treatment Plant

Demolition Work Expected to Begin No Earlier Than Friday, 1/27/2017

Sounds of air horns and what appears to be thunder at the Williams Water Treatment Plant in the coming days should not be cause for alarm. As part of ongoing expansion and improvement work...

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Posted on: December 20, 2016

Consumer Alert: Third-Party Water Sample Solicitations

Third-Party Water Sample Requests Are Not Endorsed by City

The City’s Department of Water Management has learned that a private company (or companies) is soliciting tap water samples from Durham residents. Some of our customers have contacted Water Managem...

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Posted on: October 6, 2016

Water Management Wins 2016 WaterSense® Excellence Award

James Lim and Laine Roberts Accept EPA WaterSense Excellence Award

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized the City of
Durham’s Department of Water Management with a 2016 WaterSense Excellence Award as a leader in saving water for future generations.

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