Traffic Alert – East Holding Avenue

Friday, April 17, 2020 - 11:14am

During the week of April 20, the Town of Wake Forest will temporarily reduce to one lane with intermittent two-way traffic the portion of East Holding Avenue from South Main Street/US 1A to South White Street daily from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. The temporary closure is necessary to allow crews to repair the sidewalk.

A signed detour will be in place directing motorists around the work areas. Delays are expected, so drivers are encouraged to take an alternate route if possible.

For more information, contact Transportation Engineer Jonathan Jacobs at 919-435-9441 or

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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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