The Street Maintenance Division (SMD) maintains 153 miles of paved roadways as well as a quarter mile of unpaved roads located mainly in residential subdivisions.
Comprised of 23 employees, the SMD also provides maintenance on several miles of pedestrian corridors and stormwater infrastructure.
The SMD is divided into five maintenance crews that provide the following services: asphalt, storm water, concrete, general maintenance, and right of way/cemetery maintenance.
Repair/ Maintenance of Stromwater Infrastructure
Concrete and Curb and Gutter Repairs
Street sign maintenance
Right of Way Mowing
Inclement Weather Response
Varies Town Projects
Assistance with Event Staffing
Most Wake Forest thoroughfares are maintained by the NC Department of Transportation (NCDOT).
State-maintained roads in Wake Forest include, but are not limited to, those listed below. To report potholes or other issues along these roads, contact NCDOT via their online request form or by calling 1-887-DOT-4YOU (1-877-368-4968).
Burlington Mills Road
Heritage Lake Road
Jones Dairy Road
Ligon Mill Road (South of the South Main Street/US 1A intersection)
Oak Grove Church Road
South Main/ North Main Street
Wake Union Church Road
Powell Bill Map
The Powell Bill Map (right) shows the streets throughout Wake Forest and their status. It helps identify who is responsible for maintaining specific roads.
Many are maintained by the NCDOT, while some are the responsibility of the Town, and a few are private.
Refer to this map to assist in determining to whom specific issues should be reported for services and maintenance.