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Temporary Closure on U.S. 401 as Part of Ongoing Complete 540 Construction

RALEIGH – Construction continues on the Complete 540 (Triangle Expressway extension) project. Utility contractors for the project have scheduled a temporary road closure on U.S. 401 between Donny Brook Road/Old McCullers Road and Ransdell Road on Sunday, January 17 beginning at 6:30 A.M. for utility relocation. The temporary road closure is scheduled to last approximately six hours.

The detour routes will be as follows:

U.S. 401 Southbound (Closed to thru traffic, access maintained to Chandler Ridge Apartments)

  • Donny Brook Road to Ransdell Road to U.S. 401 South

U.S. 401 Northbound (Closed)

  • Ransdell Road to Donny Brook Road to U.S. 401 North

Drivers should use caution and slow down while traveling through the work zones and detour routes.

Construction updates for the Complete 540 project can be found by visiting If you have any questions, please contact the project team at or 1-800-554-7849.

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1/13/2021 3:43 PM