Traffic Alert - South Franklin Street

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 12:30pm

Duke Lazzara Development will close the right northbound lane of South Franklin Street from the Dr. Calvin Jones Highway/NC 98 Bypass to Yellow Poplar Court from Tuesday, Dec. 14, through Thursday, Dec. 22. The lane closure will take place from 9 a.m. through 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday.

The closure will allow crews to install the entrances and exits at the Franklin Street Townhomes, 801 S. Franklin St., currently under construction.

No detours will be posted, but signs and flaggers will be in place to manage traffic flow and safely direct motorists through the area. Minor delays are expected and motorists are encouraged to take an alternate route if possible.

For more information, contact Town Engineer Eric Keravuori at 919-435-9441 or

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.