Completed roadway work on Pleasant Valley Road

Transit, Streets, and Sidewalks

Pleasant Valley Road Improvement Project

Improving mobility and connectivity for pedestrian, bicycle, and vehicular traffic

This project widened and rehabilitated Pleasant Valley Road between Duraleigh Road and Glenwood Avenue.

The improved corridor features a three-lane, curb-and-gutter section with:

  • Bike lanes;
  • Sidewalks;
  • Landscaping;
  • Street trees; and,
  • Streetlights.

Project Details

$4.3 million
Project Lead:
Roadway Design & Construction
A. Morton Thomas & Associates, Inc.



Beth Quinn, PE
Project Manager

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Lead Department:
Engineering Services
Service Unit:
Roadway Design and Construction




City Council awarded the construction contract to Fred Smith Company on Aug. 20, 2019.


Lead Department:
Engineering Services


The project was completed at the end of November. 


Phase Contacts


Beth Quinn, PE
Project Manager


Lead Department:
Engineering Services


A project walk through was held in early November and a punch list was submitted to the contractor. All punch list items are complete and the project is now entering the warranty period.

Pleasant Valley Road Project Complete Video

Lead Department:
Engineering Services


Pleasant Valley Road is classified as a two-lane divided avenue in the City of Raleigh's Comprehensive Transportation Plan. The project will improve traffic capacity and congestion, pedestrian connectivity, safety, and provide a multi-modal solution between the residential and retail/business districts between Duraleigh Road and Glenwood Avenue.


Date Activity
Fall 2016 Corridor Public Meeting (25% Design)
March 15, 2018 Design Public Meeting (65% Design)
May 2019 Complete Right of Way Acquisition
May 2019 Advertise for Construction Bids
Summer 2019 Award Construction Contract
Fall 2020 Project Completion
Fall 2022 Landscape Warranty Ends

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