American Tobacco District Waterline Replacement

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  1. Project Update | February 19, 2024

    American Tobacco District Waterline Replacement Project - Phase 2 bidding and construction is anticipated to begin in summer 2024. Construction will last approximately 18 months. Prior to construction, Water Management will begin public outreach. Read on...
  2. Project Update | February 1, 2023

    Construction is complete for Buchanan Boulevard and Phase 1. Phase 2 bidding and construction is expected to begin in spring 2023 and last approximately 18 months. Read on...
  3. Project Update | March 11, 2022

    During the week of March 14, Gregson Street between Chapel Hill and Pettigrew streets will be reopened to traffic; there will also be lane closures/shifts in Peabody, Chapel Hill, and Jackson streets and William Vickers Avenue. 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.