The Engineering Department is responsible for managing the design and construction of roadway, sidewalk, greenway, multi-use path, and stormwater projects with in Town of Wake Forest Right-of-Way. Engineering Staff performs diligent reviews and inspections to protect the safety, well-being and sustainability of Wake Forest residents and visitors. 


Transportation Engineer Jonathan Jacobs, PE oversees all Town of Wake Forest street and roadway projects, reviews Development Plans for Roadway Design, Safety, and Traffic Impact Analysis, and manages our Bus Service. Transportation related questions or concerns should be directed to Transportation Engineer Jonathan Jacobs, PE at 919-435-9441.

The Streets Department maintains all Town Streets and Roadways. Please visit See.Click.Fix. to report potholes or other issues.

All traffic signals within the Town of Wake Forest are maintained by NCDOT. For concerns or comments related to Traffic Signals, please contact NCDOT at (919) 220-4600.

Erosion & Sediment Control

Sediment is the number one polluter by volume in North Carolina. The Town regulates land disturbing activities over half an acre with an Erosion & Sediment Control permitting and inspection program. For more information about our Erosion & Sediment Control policies, please contact Environmental Engineer, Carrie Mitchell, PE.

Stormwater Management

Public Infrastructure Engineer, Carrie Mitchell, PE manages the planning, design, and construction of stormwater infrastructure projects within the Town of Wake Forest.

Due to increasing federal and state clean water regulations, the Town of Wake Forest has developed a Stormwater Management program designed to protect its drainage infrastructure, improve the efficiency of the overall drainage system, and ultimately enhance the local environment. The Town of Wake Forest is committed to keeping our local waterways clean for the safety of Town of Wake Forest residents and visitors.

Environmental Education

The Town of Wake Forest has developed a number of environmental education to help educate citizens interested in learning about their environment. The Engineering Department is available to offer instruction on engineering, stormwater, erosion, watersheds, water quality, and various other environmental topics. For more information, please contact our Environmental Engineer, Carrie Mitchell, PE

Construction Inspection

The Town of Wake Forest is committed to ensure our Infrastructure is built to service Wake Forest Residents and Visitors safely. Our Construction Inspection team works diligently in the field performing inspections to ensure our Infrastructure is built to our minimum standards set by the Manual of Details & Specifications. For more information, please contact Construction Inspection Supervisor, James Mapp.

Manual of Details & Specifications

Town of Wake Forest has adopted the Manual of Details & Specifications (MSSD) to aid design and construction of facilities within the . The MSSD is considered the minimum construction standards for all construction within the jurisdiction of the Town of Wake Forest. For information concerning the MSSD, contact Public Infrastructure Engineer Carrie Mitchell, PE.

Engineering Fees

Engineering fees

Transportation Engineer
Environmental Engineer

Town of Wake Forest Operations Center
234 Friendship Chapel Road
Wake Forest, NC 27587

Construction Notifications

Required three business days prior to work

Lane Closure Notification Form