Month: August 2016

Traffic Alert – Durham Road

Park Construction of NC, Inc., a contractor working on behalf of the City of Raleigh Public Utilities Department (CORPUD), will reduce to one lane with intermittent two-way traffic the portion of Durham Road/NC 98 from South Wingate Street to Tyler Run Drive, from Tuesday, Sept. 6, through Friday, Sept. 9. The lane closure will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.

The temporary lane closure is necessary to allow crews to adjust water valves and make minor asphalt repairs as part of the Richland Creek Sanitary Sewer Interceptor Project.

No detours will be posted, but flaggers will be in place to manage traffic flow and safely direct traffic through the work area. The contractor will maintain entrances and exits to local residents and their properties.

The Richland Creek Sanitary Sewer Interceptor Project is one of the City of Raleigh’s Capital Improvement Projects designed to improve the Town of Wake Forest service area water system.

For more information, contact CORPUD Construction Project Administrator Dennis Lassiter, PE at 919-996-3477 or

Youth Basketball Registration is Underway

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is accepting Youth Basketball League applications for boys and girls ages 5-17 through Sept. 30. The fee is $40 for residents who live within the Wake Forest corporate limits and $80 for anyone who lives outside the town’s corporate limits.

Online registration is available at All participants may register online or in-person at town hall.

New participants are required to provide a birth certificate. A participant’s eligibility is determined by his or her age on Jan. 1, 2017.

Team practices will begin in November and games will be played from December through February.

For more information, contact Recreation Specialist Meghan Hawkins at 919-435-9457 or