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​​​Questions or comments? Send a message​ to the project team​ or call the project hotline at (800) 554-7849. ​​ ​​​
​​Construction of the first phase of the Complete 540 project is underway and when complete, will extend the existing Triangle Expressway (N.C. Toll 540) between N.C. 55 Bypass and I-40. 
Please note that construction activities are dependent on equipment and weather and are subject to change.
Activities​​​​​​​​ scheduled to take place in the coming weeks include:

N.C. 55 Bypass to East of Pierce Olive Road

  • N.C. 55 Bypass and Ramps 

- Bridge construction; traffic shifted to temporary detour ramp

  • Between East Williams Street and Sunset Lake Road

- Bridge construction, excavation and embankment work​

  • Where the project will cross Sunset Lake Road 

- Excavation for bridge work

- Traffic using temporary detour​

  • Where the project will cross River Falls Drive  

- Permanent road closure, temporary greenway closure, temporary pedestrian detour

  • Between River Falls Drive and Sunset Lake Road 

- Erosion control and earthwork

  • Where the project will cross Sunset Lake Road

- Utility relocation

- Temporary detour under construction

  • Between Sunset Lake Road and Holly Springs Road

- Earthwork, storm drainage

  • Where the project will cross Kildaire Farm Road and Holly Springs Road 

- Drainage, erosion control, earthwork and utility relocation

- Work for new Kildaire Farm Road alignment 

  • Between Holly Springs Road and Pierce Olive Road

- Culvert construction and earthwork

East of Pierce Olive Road to East of U.S. 401

  • Between Pierce Olive Road and West Lake Road 

- Bridge construction and drainage work

  • Where the project will cross West Lake Road

- Earthwork and pipe work

- Traffic using on-site temporary detour

  • Between West Lake Road and Bells Lake Road

- Grading 

  • Where the project will cross Bells Lake Road

- Excavation and bridge work

  • Between Bells Lake Road and Rhodes Road

- Bridge construction on-going

- Clearing and erosion control

  • ​Where the project will cross Deer Meadow Drive
​​- Earthwork and drainage work​​

  • Between Deer Meadow Drive and Johnson Pond Road

- Drainage and excavation work

  • Where the project will cross Johnson Pond Road

-  Temporary road closure between Ten Ten Road and Optimist Farm  Road. Temporary closure to all traffic near the N.C. 540 construction site south of Ten Ten Road and south of Heavy Weight Drive. 

-  Hauling operations and bridge construction​​

  • Between Johnson Pond Road and Lake Wheeler Road

- Earthwork 

  • Where the project will cross Lake Wheeler Road

- Earthwork​​ and bridge work

  • Where the project will cross Fayetteville Road 

- Utility relocation and drainage work; traffic using temporary on-site detour

  • Between Fayetteville Road and Old McCullers Road

- Drainage ​and earthwork

  • ​​​​Where the project will cross Old McCullers Road
               - Permanent road closure where Old McCullers Road meets existing U.S. 401

​ - Bridge construction

East of U.S. 401 to I-40

  • Between Old McCullers and Fanny Brown Road

- Railroad bridge work ​

  • Where the project crosses Fanny Brown Road

- Bridge work, earthwork and paving; traffic using on-site temporary detour

  • Between Fanny Brown Road and Old Stage Road 

- Noise wall construction; drainage work, earthwork  

  • Where the project will cross Old Stage Road

- Earthwork and bridge work

  • Between Old Stage Road and Holland Church Road

- Drainage work

  • Where the project will cross Holland Church Road

- Bridge construction, earthwork, temporary road closure 

  • Between Holland Church Road and Sauls Road

- Earthwork, drainage, bridge construction over Juniper Branch and noise wall construction

  • Where the project will cross Sauls Road

- Earthwork, erosion control 

- Constructing temporary roadway

  • Between Sauls Road and Jordan Road

- Earthwork

  • Where the project will cross Jordan Road

- Bridge and noise wall construction, drainage work​​

  • West of where the project will cross Benson Road

- Earthwork

  • Where the project will cross Benson Road

- Earthwork, bridge work, drainage work and traffic using on-site temporary detour

- Flagging, as needed, for beam deliveries for bridge

  • East of where the project will cross Benson Road

- Bridge construction, clearing and grubbing, erosion control

  • New Bethel Church Road 

- Intermittent flagging operations for hauling work, earthwork

  • Where the project will cross I-40
​​​- Ongoing construction work adjacent to I-40, including clearing, bridge construction, earthwork, culvert construction, grading and erosion control​

​​- Intermittent night lane closures ​






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