a section of Louisburg Road, shows no sidewalk on either side of the road.

Transit, Streets, and Sidewalks

Louisburg Road (US 401) Sidewalk project

We are dedicated to making Raleigh a more walkable City!

We’re installing a sidewalk along the west side of Louisburg Road. The project fills in several gaps in sidewalks along the corridor to provide connectivity from Spring Forest Rd to Perry Creek Rd. Pedestrian signals will also be installed at several existing signalized intersections.

Project Details

 
Type:
Bicycle and Pedestrian
Budget:
$1.3 Million
Project Lead:
Roadway Design & Construction

Contact

 

James Skinner
Project Manager
919-996-6813

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

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Design

Updated June 9

We are installing approximately 6,500 feet of sidewalk along Louisburg Road. The project fills in gaps in the sidewalk along the corridor to provide connectivity from Spring Forest Road to Perry Creek Road and installs new pedestrian crossing signals at the I-540 intersection. 

Lead Department:
Engineering Services

Right of Way Acquisition

Updated Fall 2021

We wrapped up the easement and right of way acquisition phase, and ae scheduled to advertise from construction contracts late this fall. 

Next Steps

 

Advertise for construction contracts 

Lead Department:
Engineering Services

Construction

Sidewalk Construction starts this May.

Meet the construction team.

Project Manager - James Skinner

Inspector - A.J. Mitchell

Construction Contractor - White Oak Construction

What to Expect:

  • Work zone signage
  • Construction fencing along the corridor
  • Clearing operations
  • Grading operations
  • Temporary disruptions to utility services at some locations (48 hour notice will be given before any utility disruptions) 
  • Lane closures 
  • Periodic flagging operations

Note, there will be no lane closure or flagging operations between the hours of 7 - 9 a.m. and 4- 7 p.m.

We had a virtual public Pre-Construction Meeting 

Watch the recorded meeting:

Video Presentation 

Watch the voiceover presentation about the project and what to expect during construction. 

Louisburg Road Sidewalk Project - Pre-Construction Meeting

Phase Contacts

 

James Skinner 
Project Manager 
919-996-6813

Lead Department:
Engineering Services

Schedule

Activity Date
Complete Right of Way and Easement Acquisition Summer 2021
Advertise for Construction Bids Winter 2022
Start Construction May 2022
Project Complete Fall 2022

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