Traffic Alert: Full Closure of the 500 Block of W. Whitaker Road for an Emergency Sewer Repair  

The City of Raleigh Public Utilities Department will conduct a full closure of the 500 Block of West Whitaker Mill Road, Raleigh, NC at approximately 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 16 for an emergency sewer repair due to a sink hole. Repair is expected to be completed at approximately 5:00 p.m. on the same day. Length of repair is dependent on weather conditions and changes to the work environment. 

Detour around work area:

  • Motorists traveling westbound on West Whitaker Mill Road will turn right on Sunset Drive, right on White Oak Road, left on Alexander Road and onto Glenwood Avenue.
  • Motorists traveling southbound on Glenwood Avenue will turn left on Fairview Road, left on Duncan Street, left on Sunset Drive and onto West Whitaker Mill Road.
  • Motorists traveling northbound on Glenwood Avenue will turn right on White Oak Road, right on Sunset Drive, and onto West Whitaker Mill Road.  

Motorists approaching this area should expect traffic delays and are advised to avoid this area if possible. Motorists approaching this area should be aware of all posted traffic signs, CLOSURES, traffic cones, and work crews.

Construction schedules are subject to change due to weather or other unforeseen conditions. Customers in this area should not experience any interruption of service.

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