due to happen or just beginning.
work is due to start in the coming year
forthcoming,imminent,impending,approaching,advancing,nearing,near,future,expected,anticipated,close,(close) at hand,in store,in the wind,in the air,in the offing,in the pipeline,on the horizon,on the way,on us,about to happen,on the cards
an arrival or approach.
the coming of a new age