Traffic Alert – Shearon Farms Avenue

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 8:37am

Arnold Utility Construction, Inc., will reduce to one lane with intermittent two-way traffic a portion of the 4100 block of Shearon Farms Avenue Thursday, April 6, through Sunday, April 9, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.

The temporary lane closure is necessary to allow crews to tap the exiting water main in the vicinity where Sweet Basil Drive dead ends into Shearon Farms Avenue.

Crews, signs and cones will be in place to alert and safely direct traffic through the work area.

For more information about this road project, contact Town Engineer Eric Keravuori at 919-435-9441 or

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 at all times. 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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