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Posted on: February 1, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Durham Closing Section of North Buchanan Boulevard for Stormwater Pipe Repair

Road Closed

DURHAM, N.C. – Beginning Monday, February 6, a section of North Buchanan Boulevard in Durham will close for a stormwater drainage pipe repair. 

What You Need to Know

  • North Buchanan Boulevard between Green and West Knox streets will be closed for up to one week.
  • Detours for motorists, cyclists, and pedestrians will be provided.
  • Project to replace aged and undersized stormwater pipe in the neighborhood.

North Buchanan Boulevard and sidewalks between Green Street and West Knox Street will be closed to thru-traffic for the duration of the project.  

This project will replace an aged and undersized pipe in the neighborhood. Construction time for the repair could span a week, depending upon weather conditions.

Detour signs will direct motorists, cyclists, and pedestrians away from the construction area. Detour routes will include West Knox Street and Green Street. Property owners will have access to their properties during the construction.   

This project is part of the City’s Stormwater Drainage Improvement Contract SD-2021-05 and is funded through the Stormwater Capital Improvement Program (CIP).   

Residents may also contact Project Manager Carol Teabo with the City's Public Works Department at (919) 905-9572 or by email with questions.

Click here to view the project page (including detour map) for the N. Buchanan Blvd closure.

About the Public Works Department Stormwater Division

The Stormwater Division with the City of Durham Public Works Department is guided by the City’s Strategic Plan goals of stewardship of the City’s physical and environmental assets 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. To learn more, follow the division on Facebook and Twitter.

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