Traffic Alert - Jenkins Road

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 12:41pm

UPDATE: Due to inclement weather, this work has been rescheduled for Friday, Sept. 30.

The Town of Wake Forest will reduce to one lane with alternating two-way traffic the portion of Jenkins Road from just beyond the State Employees Credit Union, 1116 Jenkins Road, to the Horse Creek Bridge on Thursday, Sept. 29, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The temporary road closure is necessary to allow tree trimming crews to trim tree limbs and branches around overhead power lines.

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

In the event of inclement weather, the work will be postponed until Friday, Sept. 30.

The Town of Wake Forest provides this information as a public service. Motorists are reminded that weather and road conditions can change rapidly and should plan accordingly. When traveling through a construction area, drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians are asked to be patient, proceed with caution and obey flaggers at all times. Planned road closures and restrictions are necessary to allow for a variety of work. Dates, times and work locations are subject to change due to inclement weather or last-minute changes in work schedules.