City of Durham, NC

03/14/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 03/14/2019 17:41

Project Update | March 14, 2019

Buchanan Boulevard Waterline Replacement Project Update and Two-Week Look Ahead

March 14, 2019

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: http://durhamnc.gov/3617/Buchanan-Blvd-Waterline-Replacement.

Planned Road / Lane Closures will occur as follows:

  • Week of 3/18:
    • On street parking and turning lane closures in W. Chapel Hill Street between Kent Street and the Durham Freeway.
    • Temporary lane closures in W. Chapel Hill Street intersections between Kent Street and Buchanan Blvd. Flaggers will be utilized to maintain traffic.
  • Week of 3/25:
    • On street parking and turning lane closures in W. Chapel Hill Street between Kent Street and the Durham Freeway.
    • Temporary lane closures in W. Chapel Hill Street intersections between Kent Street and Buchanan Blvd. Flaggers will be utilized to maintain traffic.

Week of March 18, 2019:

  • W. Chapel Hill Street will have lane and on-street parking closures to accommodate waterline installation.
    • Traffic will be shifted between Kent Street and the Durham Freeway to accommodate waterline installation.
    • Traffic control signs and markings will be used for all lane shifts.
    • Flaggers will be utilized for traffic control while work is taking place in intersections of W. Chapel Hill Street with Kent St, Gattis St, Carroll St, and Buchanan Blvd.
    • Sidewalk traffic will be disrupted.
    • Noise levels in excess of the current City noise ordinance are anticipated during work hours.
    • On-street parking will be closed in work areas.
    • Planned work hours are 7 AM to 7 PM.
    • No water or sewer service disruptions are anticipated.

Saturday - Sunday March 23-24, 2019:

  • No work will take place on Saturday or Sunday.

Week of March 25, 2019:

  • W. Chapel Hill Street will have lane and on-street parking closures to accommodate waterline installation.
    • Traffic will be shifted between Kent Street and the Durham Freeway to accommodate waterline installation.
    • Traffic control signs and markings will be used for all lane shifts.
    • Flaggers will be utilized for traffic control while work is taking place in intersections of W. Chapel Hill Street with Kent St, Gattis St, Carroll St, and Buchanan Blvd.
    • Sidewalk traffic will be disrupted.
    • Noise levels in excess of the current City noise ordinance are anticipated during work hours.
    • On-street parking will be closed in work areas.
    • Planned work hours are 7 AM to 7 PM.
    • Water service reconnections will be scheduled with customers between Kent Street and Buchanan Blvd seven (7) days prior to the proposed work.

Saturday - Sunday March 30-31, 2019:

  • No work will take place on Saturday or Sunday.

Additional information regarding this work can be found at www.DurhamOperationGreenlight.org. Find more information about all of the department's current projects at www.DurhamWaterProjects.org. If you have questions, please email [email protected].