Traffic Alert - CORPUD announces overnight lane closures along South Main Street June 11-13

Monday, June 5, 2017 - 1:59pm

The City of Raleigh Public Utilities Department (CORPUD) will close a portion of the 600 block of South Main Street from 8 p.m. Sunday, June 11, through 5 a.m. Monday, June 12. CORPUD will then close a portion of the 700 block of South Main from 8 p.m. Monday, June 12, through 5 a.m. Tuesday, June 13.

The overnight lane closures are necessary to allow crews to replace sewer service in the area.

Detour signs and flaggers will be in place to manage traffic flow and safely direct motorists around the work area.

On June 11-12, motorists traveling north along South Main will be diverted right onto East Holding Avenue, left onto Elm Avenue and right onto South Main.

On June 12-13, motorists traveling north along South Main will be diverted left onto West Holding Avenue, right onto Tyler Run Drive, then right on Durham Road.

Delays are expected, so motorists are urged to avoid the area if possible and take an alternate route.

For more information, contact Utility Supervisor I Michael Worner at 919-996-4560 or michael.worner@raleighnc.gov.

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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 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.