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Transportation Projects

The City of Durham is currently working on many Transportation projects. Some of these are in collaboration with NCDOT, some are local road projects, and some are exclusively bicycle and/or pedestrian focused projects. A summary of each project is below, and more detailed information can be accessed by clicking the following links: Bicycle and Pedestrian Projects, NCDOT-Managed Road Projects, Locally Managed Road Projects .

You can also visit the City's Transportation website.

Project Description
  
  
  
  
  
  
  

Bike Lanes and Sidewalk; Roundabout at Pope Road

​​Old Durham/Old Chapel Hill Rd: Garrett Road to Pope Road
$7,499,897.00
2017-062019-05ConstructionClick Here for More DetailsClick here

Bike Lanes and Sidewalk

​Carpenter Fletcher Rd: Woodcroft Pkwy to Alston Ave
$4,688,983.00
Dec 2021 (Aug 2020)April 2023 (Dec 2021) Design/ROWClick Here for More DetailsClick here

Bike Lanes and Sidewalk

Cornwallis Rd: S. Roxboro St to Chapel Hill Rd
$5,432,020.00
Mar 2022July 2023Design/ROWClick Here for More DetailsClick here

Sidepath/Bike Lanes and Sidewalk

Hillandale Rd: I-85 to NC 147
$3,107,941.00
Jan 2022 (July 2020) Mar 2023 (Sept 2021)Design/ROWClick Here for More DetailsClick here

Bike Lanes and Sidewalk

​Morreene Rd: Erwin Rd to Neal Rd
$6,317,129.00
Dec 2021 (July 2020) April 2023 (Nov 2021) Design/ROWClick Here for More DetailsClick here

Sidewalk

​Alston Ave: Capps Street to Riddle Road
$913,339.00
2020-05 (2020-01)2021-04 (2020-09)Design/ROWClick Here for More DetailsClick here

Bike Lanes (Hope Valley to Cornwallis) and Sidewalk

University Dr: Chapel Hill Rd to Cornwallis Rd
$1,586,063.00
Mar 2019 ***Dates previously adjusted*** (Dec 2018 Determining how to Condemn for Duke Energy)Jan 2020 ***Dates previously adjusted*** (July 2019 Determining how to Condemn for Duke Energy)ConstructionClick Here for More DetailsClick here

Sidewalk (both sides Kangaroo to Hillsborough, one side Hillsborough to Sprunt)

 

LaSalle St: Kangaroo Dr to Sprunt Ave
$742,232.00
July 2022 (Nov 2020) Sept 2023 (Jan 2022)  DesignClick Here for More DetailsClick here

Sidewalk (one side)

Raynor St: N Miami Blvd to Hardee St
$364,435.00
Sept 2021 (Sept 2020) Aug 2022 (Aug 2021) Design/ROWClick Here for More DetailsClick here

Sidewalk (east side)

North Duke St: Murray Ave to Roxboro Rd
$1,608,372.00
April 2022 (Dec 2020)  June 2023 (Feb 2022)Design/ROWClick Here for More DetailsClick here

Sidewalk (south side)

NC 54: NC 55 to City Limits
$364,435.00
Aug 2022 (Sept 2020) July 2023 (Aug 2021)Design/ROWClick Here for More DetailsClick here

Sidewalk

N Roxboro Rd: Pacific Ave to Murray Ave
$445,000.00
July 2020 June 2021Design/ROWClick Here for More Details
Sidewalk B+W I
Clayton and Freeman Road
$203,000.00
2020-08December 2021DesignClick Here for More DetailsClick here
Sidewalk B+W I
Hillsborough Road: LaSalle to Neal/Bus Stop
$380,000.00
2020-08December 2021DesignClick Here for More DetailsClick here
Sidewalk B+W I
Holloway Street: Gary to Guthrie
$487,500.00
2020-08December 2021DesignClick Here for More DetailsClick here
Sidewalk B+W I
Old Oxford Road: Dearborn to Roxboro
$206,250.00
2020-08December 2021DesignClick Here for More DetailsClick here
Sidewalk B+W I
Corporation St: North Duke St to Mangum
$310,000.00
2020-08December 2021DesignClick Here for More DetailsClick here

Bike Lanes

8 Miles
$829,170.00
February 2020 (September date adjusted due to staff vacancies)May 2020 (December date adjusted due to staff vacancies)DesignClick Here for More Detailshttp://durhamnc.gov/3606/2018-Bicycle-Improvements

Bike Lane/Bike Boulevard

7 Miles
$631,873.00
November 2019 (May 2019 date adjusted due to delay in design phase)April 2020 (October 2019 date adjusted due to delay in design phase)DesignClick Here for More Detailshttp://durhamnc.gov/3763/Neighborhood-Bike-Routes

Sidewalks (both sides)

Guess Road: Hillcrest Drive to West Carver Street
$1,103,803.00
Click Here for More Details

Bike+Walk Sidewalk 2019

Cooper, Morehead, University, Lakewood, Carlton, Queen, Lawson, Hilllandale, Seminary, Murray, Sima
$400,000.00
2018-042020-02ConstructionClick Here for More Details

​Sidewalk Repair 2019

Various locations
$1,420,000.00
October 2019November 2020Pre-ConstructionClick Here for More Details

Sidewalk B+W II


Southwest Durham Drive- 3 spot connections starting at Old Chapel Hill Road and going north to the northern property line of 3705 SW Durham Drive.
DesignClick Here for More Details

Sidewalk B+W II


Fulton Street-Widening sidewalk 5' more (10' total) north from Pratt Street to NC-147
DesignClick Here for More Details

Sidewalk B+W II


Broad Street-Installing sidewalk between Hillcrest Drive and Forest Road.
DesignClick Here for More Details

Sidewalk B+W II


Holt School- In front of Holt School and north to Valley Drive.
DesignClick Here for More Details

Sidewalk B+W II


North Pointe-Connect existing sidewalk between McDonalds and Red Roof Inn.
DesignClick Here for More Details

Sidewalk B+W II


Fayetteville-From existing sidewalk north of Roxboro to existing sidewalk by Mt. Zion
DesignClick Here for More Details

Sidewalk B+W II


Stadium Drive-From Olympic to Duke Street
DesignClick Here for More Details

Sidewalk B+W II


Raynor Steet - ​From existing sidewalk north of Liberty to existing sidewalk south of Holloway.
DesignClick Here for More Details
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New Highway Corridor

East End Connector: US 70 to NC 147
$141,949,500.00
Under Construction2020-06Construction
$59,397.00
$141,890,103.00
U-71Click here for more details

Widening

Alston Ave: NC 147 to NC 98
$39,756,916.81
Under Construction2021-02Construction

NCDOT has closed the road to traffic for 12 months starting January 2019.  https://apps.ncdot.gov/traffictravel/progloc/ProgLocSearch.aspx

$71,226.00
$39,699,589.81

 

 

U-3308Click Here for More Details
 Roundabout
University/NC751 (Hope Valley Rd)
$1,450,000.00
Under Construction2019-11Design/ROW

NCDOT will close the road to traffic from March to November 2019.

$43,200.00
$1,450,000.00
U-5745Click Here for More Details
Intersection Improvement
US 501 (Roxboro) /Latta/Infinity
$12,037,000.00
2020-05Planning

Public Meeting 9/28/2017; Based on public feedback, NCDOT is developing a concept for quadrant intersection.

$2,240,000.00
$9,797,000.00
U-5516Click Here for More Details
Auxiliary Lane
I-40 from NC 55 to NC 147 Westbound
$4,873,000.00
2020-06Planning
$0.00
$4,873,000.00
I-5707Click Here for More Details
Construct interchange
US 15/501 at Garrett Road
$71,200,000.00
2020-04FY 2023Planning

Public Meeting 10/9/2017; Option A selected (US 15-501 over Garrett with tight diamond interchange)

$150,000.00
$71,200,000.00
U-5717Click Here for More Details
Culvert replacement
Alston Avenue
$11,000.00
Under ConstructionConstruction
$11,000.00
N/AClick Here for More Details
Bridge replacement
Bahama Road (Dial Creek, Lake Michie)
$1,542,000.00
Under Construction2019-04Construction

https://apps.ncdot.gov/traffictravel/progloc/ProgLocSearch.aspx

$1,542,000.00
B-4943Click Here for More Details
Bridge replacement
Kemp Road (Lick Creek)
$1,250,000.00
2019-10Planning
$1,250,000.00
B-5512Click Here for More Details
Bridge replacement
US 15/501 Bypass NB  (Cornwallis Road)
$2,209,000.00
2020-12Planning
B-5674Click Here for More Details
Flashing Yellow Arrows, pedestrian signals, and bicycle lanes
Fayetteville Road from Pilot St to Cecil St
$14,000.00
2018-122023-01Construction
$14,000.00
W-5601EM (Project Moved to U-5968)Click Here for More Details
Add right turn lane
US 70 Business (Hillsborough Rd) at US 15/501 SB Ramp
$355,000.00
2019-10Pre-Construction
$0.00
$355,000.00
SM-5705IClick Here for More Details

Safety improvements

Gregson St. at Lamond Ave., Duke St. at W. Corporation St.
$70,000.00
2019-1 *** Date previously adjusted from 2018-7 ***Gregson St. at Lamond Ave. (Constructed), Duke St. at W. Corporation St. (Constructed)Completed
$70,000.00
W-5705KClick Here for More Details

Bridge Replacement

Cornwallis Road at Mud Creek
$600,000.00
Under ConstructionConstruction

https://apps.ncdot.gov/traffictravel/progloc/ProgLocSearch.aspx

$600,000.00
17BP.5.R.54Click Here for More Details

Corridor Upgrade

US 70: Lynn Rd. to Page Rd.
$134,124,000.00
2022-03Planning

Public meetings were held on 10/30/2018 and 11/1/2018

$134,124,000.00
U-5720Click Here for More Details

Corridor Upgrade

NC 54:  Barbee Chapel Rd. to I-40
$68,600,000.00
2024-06Planning
$68,600,000.00
U-5774CClick Here for More Details

Widening

NC 147:  I-40 to East End Connector
$179,248,000.00
2022-02Planning
$179,248,000.00
U-5934Click Here for More Details

Upgrade Traffic Signal System

City of Durham.  Upgrade ITS/Signal System
$22,615,000.00
2020-012023-01Construction

Construction timeline will be extended by 5 months to ensure utility adjustments are completed.

$227,000.00
$22,388,000.00

 

 
U-5968Click Here for More Details

Widening

Fayetteville Rd:  Woodcroft Pkwy. to Barbee Rd.
$20,039,000.00
2023-02Planning

Public meeting was held on 12/6/2018

$20,039,000.00
U-6021Click Here for More Details

Auxiliary Lanes and Operational Improvements​

NC 147:  S. Duke St. to Briggs Ave.
$58,089,000.00
2023-032026Planning

Request to coordinate with Downtown Durham Transportation Study

$0.00
$58,089,000.00
U-5937Click Here for More Details

Roadway Lighting Installation

US 15-501/Garrett to US 15-501/Westgate
$375,000.00
Under Construction2019-12 *** Dates previously adjusted from 2018-12 ***Construction

Construction delays due to pole delivery for streetlights and traffic signal supports due to manufacturing/fabrication backlog.

$375,000.00
W-5705CClick Here for More Details

​Culvert replacement

University Drive at Rockwood
2019-04Design/ROW

Culvert replacement will be started between April and August 2019 and last 90 days.

$0.00
17BP.5.C.02Click Here for More Details

​Bridge Replacement

Fletcher's Chapel Road at Chunky Pipe Creek
2020-04Planning
17BP.5.R.83Click Here for More Details

​Grade Separation

NCRR at Cornwallis Road
$10,000,000.00
2020-06Planning

A public meeting was held on 12/11/2018

$300,000.00
$10,000,000.00
P-5717Click Here for More Details

Roundabout

Mineral Springs/Pleasant
$800,000.00
2021-04Planning

https://apps.ncdot.gov/traffictravel/progloc/ProgLocSearch.aspx

$800,000.00
W-5705TClick Here for More Details

Extend On-Ramp

US 15/501 southbound at NC 751
$460,000.00
2020-09Planning

https://apps.ncdot.gov/traffictravel/progloc/ProgLocSearch.aspx

$460,000.00
W-5705SClick Here for More Details

Pedestrian Crossing

US 70 Business (Morgan St.) at Carolina Theater
$20,000.00
2019-10 *** Dates previously adjusted from 2019-1 ***2019-10 (Environmental Issues in Downtown Design District resulted in Construction Delays).  City Transportation will furnish ornamental poles.  PW will complete the decorative brickwork in conjunction with NCDOT's flasher installation effort.Pre-Construction

https://apps.ncdot.gov/traffictravel/progloc/ProgLocSearch.aspx

$20,000.00
W-5705UClick Here for More Details

Pedestrian Crossing

NC 54 at Huntingridge Rd.
$80,000.00
2020-01 *** Dates previously adjusted from 2019-1 ***2020-1 (Project delayed due to funding (NCDOT)/private development coordination (KHA)Pre-Construction

Pending approval in NCDOT's SPOT Safety program and coordination with private development effort (KHA) - Construction start date was delayed to reflect updated project information.

$80,000.00
W-5705VClick Here for More Details

Corridor Upgrade

US 70: Page Rd. to I-540
$90,000,000.00
2021-06Planning

Public meetings were held on 10/30/2018 and 11/1/2018

https://apps.ncdot.gov/traffictravel/progloc/ProgLocSearch.aspx

$200,000.00
$90,000,000.00
U-5518Click Here for More Details

Grade Separation

Grade separation of Glover Road and Ellis Road.  Crossing closure of Wrenn Road
$42,000,000.00
2026Planning
$42,000,000.00
P-5706Click Here for More Details
  
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​Carver Street

Road Extension

$7,268,500.00
Sept 2016Sept 2019ConstructionEd Venable

PW: The estimated completion date and opening of the Carver Street Extension to traffic is the first week in September  The ROW annexation was approved at the August 5, 2019 City Council meeting.

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​Fayetteville Rd: Barbee to Riddle

Road Widening

$12,260,000.00
Feb 2019 *** Dates previously adjusted *** (Oct 2018 Readvertisement requried) (July 2018 Delayed by Duke Energy negotiations)Oct 2020 *** Dates previously adjusted *** (April 2020 Readvertisement requred) (Jan 2020 Delayed by Duke Energy negotiations)ConstructionEd Venable
PW: The work continues for debris removal, signal work, hauling in borrow, grading and storm drainage installation.

RE: All properties (37 in total) are now owned by the City. RE and CAO will work together on mediation/settlement of condemnation suits filed.
Click Here for More Details
Ardmore Dr, Castell Dr, Missell Ave, Windburn Ave,

Petition Street 2017

May 20192020-03ConstructionClint Blackburn
PW: Construction has begun on Missell Ave and Ardmore Dr. The remainign streets are Castell Dr and Winburn Ave.

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Woodcroft Parkway Extension:  Hope Valley Rd. to Garrett Rd.

Road Extension

$4,217,100.00
2022-032025-08PlanningEllen Beckmann

Contract negotiation and execution has been delayed due to staff vacancies.  Manday Hours/Rates estimates were returned for corrections and have been re-sent to NCDOT for review.  

Click Here for More Details
Various Locations within Downtown Durham

Downtown Durham ​Wayfinding Program

$695,750.00
2020-01 *** Dates previously adjusted from 2019-11 ***2020-12 *** Dates previously adjusted from 2020-10 ***Design/ROWEvan Tenenbaum

Draft Submisssion sent to NCDOT  in mid-July and approved in August. Major COA and Minor COA have been approved. ROW also submitted and approved. CE has been submtitted to SHPO and soon to NCDOT. Currently doing final fixes internally and waiting on word back from NCDOT for corrections. 

https://durhamnc.gov/3828/Downtown-Durham-Wayfinding-ProjectClick here for more details
MLK Jr. Pkwy and Bay Point Drive and Broad Street and Murray Avenue

New Traffic Signal Installation

$150,000.00
2019-09 *** Dates previously adjusted from 2018-07 ***2020-4Pre-ConstructionPeter Nicholas

In House Design Completed (McCain)

In House Design Underway (ASC/3)

No Project Webpage
Mangum St and Dillard St.
New Traffic Signal Installation


$175,000.00
2019-06 *** Dates previously adjusted from 2018-14 ***2019-09 *** Dates previously adjusted from 2019-06 ***ConstructionPeter Nicholas

Awaiting Delivery of Signal Supports - *** UPDATE - Signal Supports will be poured in June 2019 (Per contractor)***

Click Here for More Details
Upgrade 38 City owned traffic signals (not-eligible for federal funding under U-5968)

Durham Signal System Upgrade

$600,000.00
2018-072022-01 (The project timeline must align with the fiber installation for the NCDOT Signal SystemConstructionPeter Nicholas

Signal equipment ordered

Designs for pending improvements underway

Click Here for More Details
Leonard Dr/Turner St; Lang St; Chalmers St; Amber Pl; Brunson St; Omah (Carver St to 3010 Omah)

Petition Streets Phase II: Pave Gravel Roads

$1,255,590.00
May 2020Aug 2021Design/ROWThomas Wilcoxson

PW: This project is in acquisitions.  

RE:
AMBER PLACE: 7 properties to acquire. All acquisitions are complete. Closings have all occurred without use of plat as PW does not yet have plat completed.
BRUNSON DRIVE: 8 properties to acquire. PW has recently re-designed the project and RE now has Options from all property owners. Closings are delayed until PW produces plats for recordation.
CHALMERS STREET: 15 properties to acquire. All acquisitions are complete.
LANG STREET: 16 properties to acquire. All acquisitions are complete.
LEONARD/TURNER STREET: 25 properties to acquire. RE now has Options from all property owners. Closings in process..
OMAH STREET: 12 properties to acquire. All acquisitions are complete.

Click Here for More Details
Various Locations

​Bridge Repair Design

Aug 2018Aug 2019Design/ROWEd Venable

​PW: Task Order Two is underway to design the selected bridge repairs. Task Order Three is just beginning to look at the second round of bridges identified as needing repairs by the most recently received NDCDOT reports.


Click Here for More Details
Various Locations

​Bridge Asset Management Plan

$175,000.00
Oct 2018Sept 2019ConstructionEd Venable

​PW:  The consultant met with PW staff to review Task Two, how PW does business. The work on Phase Three is underway, an in depth review of the NCDOT bridge inspection reports.

Click Here for More Details
US 15-501 Business at Hope Valley Road
New Traffic Signal Installation


$150,000.00
2019-12 *** Dates previously adjusted from 2018-07 ***2020-03Pre-ConstructionPeter Nicholas

In House Design Underway - Awaiting construciton of curb ramps to complete design. US 15-501 and James Street (pedestrian crossing) will be added to this installation. 

Click Here for More Details
Kirkwood Drive

***NEW***

2020 FY Speed Humps

$30,000.00
10/1/201910/31/2019Design/ROWJessica Kemp

A total of 5 speed humps will be added to Kirkwood Drive between Stadium Drive and Guess Road in Durham.

Click Here for More Details
Various
2019 FY Curb Ramps
$260,000.00
2019-032019-09 *** Dates previously adjusted from 2019-6 ***ConstructionJessica Kemp

Project under construction. 

Contractor has completed 20 locations throughout the City since work began late March 2019. Road striping and solar-powered pedestrian crosswalk signs will be coordinated at select locations by the Transportation Dept once GC construction is complete. Ground plane art by Madiha Malik will be coordinated by GSD's Cultural and Public Art Program for the mid-block crossing installed on W Club Blvd at Northgate Mall. Completion Date: 9/30/19 (extended by Change Order) 

Click Here for More Details
Various Locations

Street Repairs and Repaving 2019

$6,500,000.00
May 2019Nov 2019ConstructionClint Blackburn

​PW: The paving will begin August 21, 2019.

Click Here for More Details
Various Locations

​Pavement Preservation 2019

$3,000,000.00
June 2019May 2020ConstructionClint Blackburn

​PW: The paving began August 19, 2019.

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Various Locations

​Asphalt Rejuvenation 2019

$150,000.00
June 2019May 2020ConstructionClint Blackburn

​PW: The paving began August 19, 2019.

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Various Locations

Aerial Utility Adjustments

$600,000.00
August 2019August 2021Pre-Construction

The bid opening is scheduled for May 20. ***UPDATE - First Advertisement did not secure 3 bids.  Will be readvertised in June 2019 with a July 2019 bid opening date.***

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