Hillsborough Street Roundabouts


Hillsborough Street Construction Activities: Weeks of Nov. 2-6 by NCSITE_Todd
October 30, 2009, 3:53 pm
Filed under: Construction, Events
CONSTRUCTION UPDATE
During the weeks of November 2-6, construction crews will be conducting the following activities:
  • Installation of sewer and water lines on the south side of Hillsborough Street starting at Horne Street and heading west to Pogue Street (2500 block);
  • Installation of  the utility duct bank  and storm drainage systems on the south side of Hillsborough Street starting at Chamberlain Street and heading west towards Horne and Pogue Streets (2400-2500 blocks);
  • Installation of curb and gutter, brick sidewalk pavers, and paving on the south side of Hillsborough Street from Logan heading west towards Horne Street (2300-2400 blocks);
  • Installation of temporary street lights;
  • Final utility installation and grading on Oberlin Road between Hillsborough Street and Pullen Road extension;
  • Installation of curb and gutter and paving on Oberlin Road between Hillsborough Street and Pullen Road extension (mid-week);
  • Grading and preparation of various sites for future construction activities.

Construction crews will be conducting the following night-time construction activities:

  • Installation of sewer lines and service crossing Hillsborough Street from the south side to businesses.

No weekend work is scheduled.

TRAFFIC UPDATE
Vehicles:
 Traffic delays on Hillsborough Street are expected between Oberlin Road and Enterprise Street.

Pedestrians:  Due to construction activities to install the brick sidewalk pavers, the Hillsborough Street entrances to Tompkins Hall and Winston Hall will be closed periodically to safely facilitate project work.

New crosswalks have been added between Logan and Gardner Streets.

EVENTS UPDATE
Saturday October 31: 
The Hillsborough Street Partnership and Hillsborough Street Services Corporation will be holding a celebratory lunch and workshop from 12:00 noon to 4:30 p.m. commemorating the 10th anniversary of the “Creating a New Vision for Hillsborough Street” charrette held in 1999.

Halloween goers will be taking part in the Haunted Hillsborough Hike Saturday night.  Barricades will be placed between the sidewalks and the road.  Please be careful to watch for pedestrians and PLEASE don’t drink and drive!!!

Sunday November 1: Hillsborough Street from Blue Ridge Road to the Bell Tower will be closed Sunday from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for the annual City of Oaks Marathon.

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