American Tobacco District Waterline Replacement

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  1. Project Update | May 20, 2022

    During the week of May 23, expect lane closures on Peabody and Jackson streets and on William Vickers Ave. Portions of the sidewalk on the west side of Gregson St between Peabody and Pettigrew will have temporary closures for waterline installation. Read on...
  2. Project Update | May 13, 2022

    During the week of May 16, expect lane closures on Peabody and Jackson streets and on William Vickers Ave. There may also be isolated lane closures and traffic shifts in the area for waterline connections. Read on...
  3. Project Update | May 6, 2022

    During the week of May 9, expect lane closures on Peabody and Jackson streets and on William Vickers Ave. There may also be isolated lane closures and traffic shifts in the area for sanitary sewer manhole rehabilitation. Read on...
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PROJECT FACTS

  • The Department of Water Management is improving the existing water and sewer infrastructure between Pettigrew and the Durham Freeway from William Vickers Avenue to Dillard Street. The work also extends along Dillard and Ramseur from Pettigrew to Fayetteville. The locations of the improvements can be viewed on the project area map.
  • Construction is complete for Buchanan Boulevard. The design phase is complete for Phase 1 and construction will begin winter 2020 and last 15 to 18 months. Phase 2 construction is expected to begin in spring 2021 and last approximately 12 months. Concurrent with Phase 2, construction will begin on the Lakewood Avenue Sanitary Sewer Replacement Project to replace the existing sewer outfall along Lakewood Avenue. 

Thank You!


The City and its contractors appreciate your patience during these short-term inconveniences as we undertake this project to improve reliability of the City’s water system.