Posted Tuesday, December 20
On Wednesday, December 21, the rain garden, located in front of the 2811 Building between Dan Allen Drive and Zaxby’s, is scheduled to be installed.
Due to the size of the pieces and the swing radius of the excavator placing the pieces, the eastbound lane of Hillsborough Street will need to be closed intermittently on Wednesday. Contractors will have flaggers on hand to alternate the westbound and eastbound traffic flow when needed, and if the traffic flow gets too backed up contractors will station flaggers to detour eastbound traffic. If needed the eastbound detour will be Dixie Trail to Everett Street to Brooks Avenue and back to Hillsborough Street.
The setting of the rain garden pieces will be a very delicate procedure and will take some time. Contractors have scheduled this work during the college winter break due to the lower traffic levels.
The crane is scheduled to set up at 7 a.m., and the trucks are anticipated to start arriving at 8 a.m.