This project includes maintenance and repairs on the NW Cary Parkway bridge over Black Creek Greenway. This is the second phase of a two-phase project in advance of the N.C. Department of Transportation accepting maintenance of NW Cary Parkway from Evans Road to Harrison Avenue.  

Project Updates 

June 11, 2018

  • Greenway closures are to begin this week to perform grading of slopes and stream banks along the Black Creek Greenway.
  • Full roadway closure to begin Monday morning to allow crews to begin bridge work.
  • Town of Cary staff has been monitoring the traffic at Norwell Blvd. at Weston Parkway.  The signal timing is doing well thus far.  Our Traffic Team will continue to monitor this and other intersections.

NW Cary Pkwy Bridge Update

June 7, 2018

Weather permitting, the Town of Cary will close the NW Cary Parkway Bridge over Black Creek Greenway on June 11 for 60 days. Drivers traveling through the area are encouraged to use alternate routes, including the signed detour along Norwell Boulevard, Weston Parkway and N. Harrison Avenue. This closure will allow for bridge lifting operations related to the NW Cary Parkway Bridge Rehabilitation Project, which is expected to be complete this fall. 

May 10, 2018

A portion of Black Creek Greenway is to be closed for the NW Cary Parkway Bridge Rehabilitation Project. Weather permitting, contractors working on behalf of the Town of Cary will close a portion of Black Creek Greenway near NW Cary Parkway intermittently May 14 through late August. Signs will be posted to let citizens know of the closure. Trail users are encouraged to use alternate routes, including a signed detour along Norwell Boulevard and through North Cary Park. This will allow for work related to the NW Cary Parkway Bridge Rehabilitation Project, which is expected to be complete this fall. 

Black Creek GW

Project Schedule

Black Creek Greenway Closures Begin - June 11, 2018
Closing of NW Cary Parkway - June 11, 2018
Opening of NW Cary Parkway - August 7, 2018
Opening of Black Creek Greenway - August 7, 2018
Project Completion - November 9, 2018

The Work

Phase 1: Utility Cleaning and Drainage Improvements

Utilities attached to the bridge are cleaned and painted. Drainage structure installed next to greenway.

Phase 2: Slope Work and Channel Restoration

Adjustment to the East Slope, which has eroded areas. Channel flow will be improved by moving rocks and adjusting blank slopes.

Phase 3: Bridge Jacking and Approach Slab Replacement

Bearings of beams will be replaced along with the west approach slab and joint seals. Any concrete repair will be done at this time.

Phase 4: Trail Repair and Reopening of Road and Greenway

Repair any damages to greenway, then reopen road and greenway to public.