Curbs & Gutters

Initial installation of curb and gutter on city maintained streets is at the request and expense of the property owner. An interested property owner should call our engineering office at 919-775-8231 for curb and gutter specifications.
The city provides maintenance on existing curb and gutter of city maintained / owned streets as needed where safety is a concern.


The city is responsible for the maintenance of city maintained and owned streets. However, when city services such as water or sewer work requires an excavation of a state maintained streets, the city will perform utility patching at the work site.

To report a pothole, call the Public Works Service Center at 919-775-8247.

Street Closures

In the event of a parade or street closing, a letter of request and map should be submitted to the street division for approval 60 days prior to the event date. Appropriate insurance must be provided to the city as well.

Applications for permits for special events must be submitted. Forms can be acquired from the Police Department front desk. You may contact the Police Department at 919-775-8266.

The city will furnish and place signs and barricades for such approved events. For more information regarding street closures, call 919-777-1207.

Street Resurfacing

The City's goal is to resurface streets once every twelve years if funding is available. The average life of a street is twelve to fifteen years.

Street Sweeping

The city sweeps streets with curb and gutter on a regular basis by scheduled routes as weather permits.