City of Durham, NC

10/22/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 10/22/2021 06:12

Project Update | October 22

American Tobacco District Waterline Replacement - Phase 1 Project Update and Two-Week Look Ahead

October 22, 2021

The City appreciates your ongoing patience with the work along the busy corridors associated with this project. Additional information regarding this project can be found at: https://durhamnc.gov/2780/American-Tobacco-District-Waterline-Repl.

Planned Road / Lane Closures will occur as follows:

  • Week of 10/25:
    • Varying lane closures and shifts in Chapel Hill Street between Gregson Street and Pettigrew Street.
    • Varying lane closures and shifts in Duke Street between Yancey Street and Pettigrew Street.
    • Varying lane closures and shifts in Jackson Street east of Duke Street, Yancey St east of Duke Street, and Willard St south of Chapel Hill Street.
  • Week of 11/1:
    • Varying lane closures and shifts in Chapel Hill Street between Gregson Street and Pettigrew Street.
    • Varying lane closures and shifts in Duke Street between Yancey Street and Pettigrew Street.
    • Varying lane closures and shifts in Jackson Street east of Duke Street, Yancey St east of Duke Street, and Willard St south of Chapel Hill Street.
    • Lane closures and shifts in Memorial Street between Gregson Street and Duke Street.

Bicycle Lane and Sidewalk impacts will occur as follows:

  • Dedicated bike lanes in Chapel Hill Street between Gregson and Pettigrew streets will be removed as part of roadway lane shifts.
  • Varying sidewalk on the north and south sides of Chapel Hill Street between Gregson and Pettigrew streets will be closed to accommodate waterline installation.
  • The sidewalk on the west side of Duke Street between Yancey Street and Pettigrew Street will have temporary closures to accommodate waterline installation.
  • Portions of the sidewalk on the south side of Memorial Street between Gregson Street and Duke Street will have temporary closures to accommodate waterline installation.

Saturday - Sunday October 23-24, 2021:

  • No work will take place on Saturday or Sunday.

Week of October 25, 2021:

  • Duke Street between Yancey Street / NC-147 and Pettigrew Street will have varying lane closures and traffic shifts to accommodate abandonments and pavement restoration.
    • Lane shifts in Duke Street between Yancey and Pettigrew streets using temporary pavement markings will be implemented.
    • Varying lane shifts with flaggers or temporary detours will be utilized for traffic control near active work areas.
    • Traffic control signs and markings will be used for the lane closures and shifts.
    • Pavement along Duke Street will be rough and uneven as final pavement repairs are being completed.
    • The sidewalk on the west side of Duke Street between Yancey Street and Pettigrew Street will have temporary closures to accommodate waterline installation.
    • Noise levels in excess of the current City noise ordinance are anticipated during work hours.
    • Planned work hours are 7 AM to 7 PM.
    • No water or sewer service disruptions are anticipated.
  • Chapel Hill Street between Gregson Street and Pettigrew Street will have lane closures and traffic shifts to accommodate waterline installation and pavement restoration.
    • Lane shifts in Chapel Hill Street between Gregson and Pettigrew streets using temporary pavement markings are implemented.
    • Varying lane shifts with flaggers or temporary detours will be utilized for traffic control near active work areas.
    • Traffic control signs and markings will be used for the lane closures and shifts.
    • Pavement along Chapel Hill Street will be rough and uneven as final pavement repairs are being completed.
    • The sidewalk on the north side of Chapel Hill Street between Gregson and Pettigrew streets will be closed to accommodate waterline installation.
    • Noise levels in excess of the current City noise ordinance are anticipated during work hours.
    • Planned work hours are 7 AM to 7 PM.
    • No water or sewer service disruptions are anticipated.
  • Jackson Street east of Duke Street, Yancey St east of Duke Street, and Willard St south of Chapel Hill Street will have lane closures and traffic shifts to accommodate pavement restoration.
    • Lane shifts using temporary pavement markings will be implemented.
    • Varying lane shifts with flaggers or temporary detours will be utilized for traffic control near active work areas.
    • Traffic control signs and markings will be used for the lane closures and shifts.
    • Pavement along Jackson, Yancey, and Willard streets will be rough and uneven as final pavement repairs are being completed.
    • Noise levels in excess of the current City noise ordinance are anticipated during work hours.
    • Planned work hours are 7 AM to 7 PM.
    • No water or sewer service disruptions are anticipated.

Saturday - Sunday October 30-31, 2021:

  • No work will take place on Saturday or Sunday.

Week of November 1, 2021:

  • Duke Street between Yancey Street / NC-147 and Pettigrew Street will have varying lane closures and traffic shifts to accommodate abandonments and pavement restoration.
    • Lane shifts in Duke Street between Yancey and Pettigrew streets using temporary pavement markings will be implemented.
    • Varying lane shifts with flaggers or temporary detours will be utilized for traffic control near active work areas.
    • Traffic control signs and markings will be used for the lane closures and shifts.
    • Pavement along Duke Street will be rough and uneven as final pavement repairs are being completed.
    • The sidewalk on the west side of Duke Street between Yancey Street and Pettigrew Street will have temporary closures to accommodate waterline installation.
    • Noise levels in excess of the current City noise ordinance are anticipated during work hours.
    • Planned work hours are 7 AM to 7 PM.
    • No water or sewer service disruptions are anticipated.
  • Chapel Hill Street between Gregson Street and Pettigrew Street will have lane closures and traffic shifts to accommodate waterline installation and pavement restoration.
    • Lane shifts in Chapel Hill Street between Gregson and Pettigrew streets using temporary pavement markings are implemented.
    • Varying lane shifts with flaggers or temporary detours will be utilized for traffic control near active work areas.
    • Traffic control signs and markings will be used for the lane closures and shifts.
    • Pavement along Chapel Hill Street will be rough and uneven as final pavement repairs are being completed.
    • The sidewalk on the north side of Chapel Hill Street between Gregson and Pettigrew streets will be closed to accommodate waterline installation.
    • Noise levels in excess of the current City noise ordinance are anticipated during work hours.
    • Planned work hours are 7 AM to 7 PM.
    • No water or sewer service disruptions are anticipated.
  • Jackson Street east of Duke Street, Yancey St east of Duke Street, and Willard St south of Chapel Hill Street will have lane closures and traffic shifts to accommodate pavement restoration.
    • Lane shifts using temporary pavement markings will be implemented.
    • Varying lane shifts with flaggers or temporary detours will be utilized for traffic control near active work areas.
    • Traffic control signs and markings will be used for the lane closures and shifts.
    • Pavement along Jackson, Yancey, and Willard streets will be rough and uneven as final pavement repairs are being completed.
    • Noise levels in excess of the current City noise ordinance are anticipated during work hours.
    • Planned work hours are 7 AM to 7 PM.
    • No water or sewer service disruptions are anticipated.
  • Memorial Street between Gregson Street and Duke Street will have lane closures and traffic shifts to accommodate waterline installation.
    • Eastbound traffic on Memorial Street will be maintained at all times. Traffic control signs and markings will be used for the lane closures and shifts.
    • Lane shifts with flaggers will be utilized for traffic control while work is taking place in intersections and at waterline connection locations.
    • The sidewalk on the south side of Memorial Street between Gregson and Duke streets will be closed to accommodate waterline installation.
    • Noise levels in excess of the current City noise ordinance are anticipated during work hours.
    • Planned work hours are 7 AM to 7 PM.
    • No water or sewer service disruptions are anticipated.

Saturday - Sunday November 6-7, 2021:

  • No work will take place on Saturday or Sunday.

If you have questions, please email [email protected].