Traffic Alert – Rogers Branch Road

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 11:55am

Fred Smith Co. will reduce to one lane with alternating two-way traffic the portion of Rogers Branch Road from Rogers Road to Massenburg Road today (March 26) through Thursday, March 28, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. each day. Crews will also close the eastbound right turn lane along Rogers Road.

The temporary closures are necessary to allow crews to mill and pave these portions of Rogers Branch Road and Rogers Road.

Signage and flaggers will be in place to manage traffic flow and safely direct motorists through the work areas. Delays are expected, so motorists are encouraged to avoid the area if possible and take an alternate route.

For more information, contact Transportation Planning Manager Suzette Morales 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.