Traffic Alert – Forest Road

Friday, December 13, 2019 - 1:27pm

Murdock & Gannon Construction, Inc. will temporarily reduce to one lane with intermittent two-way traffic a portion of the 1600 block of Forest Road on Friday, Dec. 13, and Monday, Dec. 16, from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. each day. The work will occur in the vicinity of the intersection of Forest Road and Ligon Mill Road. The temporary closure is necessary to allow crews to install water and sewer lines to a new residence.

No detours will be posted, but signs and flaggers will be in place to manage traffic flow and safely direct motorists through the work area. Delays are expected, so motorists may wish 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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