Simmons Branch - Before

Water and Sewer

Simmons Branch Drainage Improvements

Phase 2

This project will reduce street/home flooding for several properties on Swift Drive and Pineview Drive. We're replacing 700 feet of the stormwater system that goes along Swift Drive and pipes along Pineview Drive that are too small.

Project Details

 
Type:
Stormwater
Budget:
$5.6 million
Project Lead:
Stormwater Management
Contractors:
Dewberry (Design) Moffat Pipe, Inc. (Construction)

Contact

 

David Kiker, PE
Project Manager
919-996-4074

Lead Department:
Engineering Services
Service Unit:
Stormwater

Planning

This phase is complete.

Phase Contacts

 

David Kiker, PE
Project Manager
919-996-4074

Lead Department:
Engineering Services

Design

This phase is complete.

Phase Contacts

 

David Kiker, PE
Project Manager
919-996-4074

Lead Department:
Engineering Services

Construction

The project is almost complete. 

  • We've improved the stormwater system along Swift Drive and Pineview Drive.
  • Pineview Drive and Swift Drive will reopen in mid-February.
  • The contractor is completing final construction items. You may see some minor lane closures for this work. 

We plan on completely finishing the project at the beginning of March (depending on weather). 

Simmons Branch Drainage System Before

Get an inside look at Raleigh Stormwater's Simmons Branch Drainage Improvement Project - Phase 2. The stormwater infrastructure will be replaced on Swift Drive to reduce flooding.

Phase Contacts

 

David Kiker, PE
Project Manager
919-996-4074

Lead Department:
Engineering Services

Complete

Phase details coming soon. 

Phase Contacts

 

David Kiker, PE
Project Manager
919-996-4074

Lead Department:
Engineering Services

Background

Several residents are experiencing flooding at their homes. 

The project will: 

  • Reduce street/home flooding on Swift Drive; and,
  • Eliminate streambank erosion caused by heavy stormwater flows coming from Simmons Branch.

The third phase of the project includes making stormwater improvements at White Oak Lake

Schedule

Date Activity
Fall 2013 Phase I complete
Winter 2017 Phase 2 public meeting held & 30% design plan developed
Summer 2017 70% design plan, private utility relocation, permit application, easement acquisition, and construction plans complete
Fall 2017 Project bid and award complete
Spring 2018 Project construction begins
Winter 2020 Project construction complete