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Hillsborough Street construction begins again in June

A section of Hillsborough Street will once again become a construction zone as crews continue overhauling the road north of N.C. State University, picking up where they left off in 2010. Officials say it will take 18 months and nearly $19 million to slim the road to two lanes, bury power lines, replace sewer mains and add three traffic circles between Gardner and Shepherd Streets.

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Saying goodbye to Brooks

Parents, faculty and students are saying goodbye to the buildings on the site of Brooks Elementary School. This summer crews will begin razing Brooks' oldest sections to make way for a new $22.4 million building, which will add needed on-site parking and space for carpool lanes.

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Saying goodbye to Brooks

Parents, faculty and students are saying goodbye to the buildings on the site of Brooks Elementary School. This summer crews will begin razing Brooks' oldest sections to make way for a new $22.4 million building, which will add needed on-site parking and space for carpool lanes.
Chris Cioffi ccioffi@newsobserver.com
Saying goodbye to Brooks 01:12

Saying goodbye to Brooks

Tony award-winning costume designer William Ivey Long on growing up at Raleigh Little Theatre 01:34

Tony award-winning costume designer William Ivey Long on growing up at Raleigh Little Theatre

Cardinal Gibbons wins 2016 PAC-6 baseball title 01:19

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Large tree falls on house during storm 00:24

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