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Posted on: November 7, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Durham Begins Construction to Replace Compromised Stormwater System on Faucette Avenue

Faucette Avenue with construction netting

Intersection with Amberley Drive Will Be Closed to Through Traffic Until Project Completed

DURHAM, N.C. – If you live or travel along Faucette Avenue in Durham, you’ll want to take note of an upcoming construction project.

The City of Durham Public Works Department will soon begin construction to replace the compromised stormwater system at Faucette Avenue and Amberley Drive. Beginning on Monday, November 18, the intersection at Faucette Avenue and Amberley Drive will be closed to through traffic, and will remain closed until the repair work is complete. This area will be open to local traffic only and on-street parking will not be available during the project timeframe. Construction is expected to take two-to-three weeks depending on weather conditions. Signed detour routes for motorists will be in place throughout the duration of the project.

The project cost is estimated at $287,361 and will be paid for through the Stormwater Capital Improvement Program (CIP) funds. For more information about this stormwater repair project, contact Project Manager Allison Molleson with the City's Public Works Department at (919) 560-4326, ext. 30389 or [email protected].

About the Public Works Department Stormwater and GIS Services Division

The Stormwater and GIS Services Division with the City of Durham Public Works Department is guided by the City’s Strategic Plan goals of sustainable, natural, and built environment and innovative and high-performing organization.  Activities include storm drainage design and plans review; inspecting and maintaining City-owned drainage systems; enforcing stormwater ordinances and regulations; education and outreach; stream monitoring, restoration, and watershed master planning; maintaining multiple layers of the City’s geographic information; and stormwater billing.  To learn more, follow on Facebook and Twitter.

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