rose lane flooding


South Raleigh Drainage Studies

Glenbrook Drive, Dacian Road, Rose Lane, and Dana Drive

We are doing a set of studies to better understand flooding impacts from Walnut Creek and the streams that lead to this creek. 

Project Details

Project Lead:
Stormwater Management
HDR Engineering, Inc. of the Carolinas



Barbara Moranta, PE
Project Manager 

Lead Department:
Engineering Services
Service Unit:




We looked at how often and how long it floods in this part of south Raleigh. During this process, we held public meetings and collected input from the community. 

Then, we determined the best way to:

  • Improve the stormwater system; and,
  • Address impacts from creek flooding. 

Watch: Learn About Recommendations

Please watch the videos provided below to see what we're recommending for each study area. The videos are in English and Spanish. 

After you watch the video(s), you can share feedback by taking this online survey. Ver la encuesta en español.

Speak with Staff 

If you did not get a chance to meet with staff about the study recommendations for your area, they can be reached at or 919-996-3940. We are happy to answer any questions that you may have. 

Phase Contacts


Barbara Moranta, PE
Project Manager 

Lead Department:
Engineering Services

Creek flooding over a greenway bridge on Rose Lane. We are studying this area along with Dacian Road and Glenbrook Drive to address flooding issues. 

The stormwater system on Dana Drive that goes over the creek. 


Date Activity
Fall 2019 Project kickoff
Late Fall 2019 Public meeting
Winter - Summer 2020 Study underway
Summer/Fall 2020 Recommendations shared with staff
Spring/Summer 2021 Study report available to the public; Opportunity to meet with staff
TBD Stormwater system improvements


Rose Lane
Flooding from Walnut Creek occurs often. When this happens, residents cannot get to or leave their homes. These areas are affected: Maplewood Lane, King Arthur Road, Jimmy Carter Way, Belafonte Drive, and Poitier Place. 

Glenbrook Drive and Dacian Road
Properties on these streets experience stream channel erosion and yard flooding.

Dana Drive
This area experiences frequent street and yard flooding.