A new rectangular, concrete culvert on Dorothea Drive that'll carry stormwater through the city.

Stormwater

Dorothea Drive Culvert Replacement

Stormwater System Update

We replaced a 50-year-old stormwater pipe on Dorothea Drive. The new pipe allows the stream to flow better and help reduce flooding. 

Project Details

 
Type:
Stormwater
Budget:
$693,000
Project Lead:
Stormwater Management
Contractors:
WK Dickson

Contact

 

Todd Rall
Project Manager
919-996-4006

Lead Department:
Engineering Services
Participating Department:
Water
Service Unit:
Stormwater

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Planning

This phase is complete.

Phase Contacts

 

Todd Rall
Project Manager
919-996-4006

Lead Department:
Engineering Services

Design

This phase is complete.

Phase Contacts

 

Todd Rall
Project Manager
919-996-4006

Lead Department:
Engineering Services

Construction

This phase is complete. 

Phase Contacts

 

Todd Rall
Project Manager
919-996-4006

Lead Department:
Engineering Services

Complete

Completed Work

We finished major construction in October 2020. 

  • Prepared the site for construction;
  • Replaced the water valve that's connected to the drinking water system; 
  • Installed the new stormwater culvert on the road; 
  • Installed a section at the end of the culvert; and,
  • Curb and gutter work.

Crews finished outstanding items. The warranty period also ends in late summer 2021. 

Phase Contacts

 

Todd Rall
Project Manager
919-996-4006

Lead Department:
Engineering Services

Schedule

Date Activity
Fall 2018 Project design complete
Fall 2018 Easement acquisition and permitting process complete
Early Winter 2019 Project bid for construction
Early Spring 2019 Open house held
Late Fall 2019 Construction phase begins
Spring 2020 Active construction begins
Fall 2020 Project construction complete
Spring / Summer 2021 Final items complete to closeout project

A new rectangular, concrete culvert on Dorothea Drive that'll carry stormwater through the city. 

New box culvert on Dorothea Drive that'll carry stormwater through the city. (Shown during construction)

Box culvert under construction. 

50-year-old box culvert on Dorothea Drive.

Background

Initially, we made repairs to the box culvert after we found sinkholes at several locations along the stormwater system