Traffic Alert – Barnford Mill Road

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 1:13pm

A portion of the 900 block of Barnford Mill Road will be reduced to one lane with intermittent two-way traffic Wednesday-Thursday, May 27-28, from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. each day. The temporary lane closure is necessary so crews can repair a driveway, sidewalk and curbing.

Signage and flaggers will be in place directing motorists through the work area. Delays are expected, so motorists are urged to avoid the area if possible and take an alternate route.

For more information, contact Construction Inspections Supervisor James Mapp at

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The Town of Wake Forest provides this information as a public service. Planned road closures and restrictions are necessary to allow for a variety of work. Motorists are encouraged to use the information to help plan their route and move safely through the work area.

Weather and unforeseen circumstances occasionally prevent work from being completed as scheduled and make it unsafe to reopen lanes or streets when planned. When this occurs, Town staff works with contractors to resolve the situation as quickly as possible and reduce impacts to the traveling public.

When traveling through a construction area, drivers, bicyclists, and pedestrians are asked to be patient, proceed with caution, and obey flaggers. Drivers should get in the correct lane well in advance and constantly be on the lookout for vehicles merging into adjacent travel lanes as they approach a work zone. Drivers are also urged to double their following distances.

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