Traffic Alert – Royal Mill Avenue

Friday, November 16, 2018 - 4:16pm

Drivers should expect delays along Royal Mill Avenue Monday-Wednesday, Nov. 19-21, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. each day.

Kenneth West, Inc., a contractor working on behalf of the Town of Wake Forest, will alter normal traffic patterns along the portion of Royal Mill in the vicinity of Traditions Grande Boulevard. Slight traffic shifts will likely be necessary to allow crews to tie in to the existing water main.

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

For more information, contact Transportation Planning Manager Suzette Morales at 919-435-9510 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.