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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 

- Excavation

- Embankment and drainage work​

  • Between East Williams Street and Sunset Lake Road

- Nightime embankement work

- Drainage work​

- Pile driving 

  • Where the project will cross Sunset Lake Road 

- Excavation work

  • Between River Falls Drive and Sunset Lake Road 

- Excavation, embankment and drainage work

  • Where the project will cross Sunset Lake Road

- Bridge and approach roadway construction

- Utility relocation 

- Traffic using temporary on-site detour 

  • Between Sunset Lake Road and Holly Springs Road

- Embankment, excavation and drainage work

  • ​Where the project will cross Holly Springs Road
​​​- Traffic using temporary on-site detour

- Bridge construction

- Embankment work

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

- Traffic using permanent relocated alignment of Kildaire Farm 

- Excavation and drainage work 

- Utility relocation 

  • Between Holly Springs Road and Pierce Olive Road

- Lassiter Road, Wooded Acres Street, Suncliffe Court and  North Bell Haven Street opened to traffic

- Excavation, embankment and drainage work

  • ​​Where the project will cross Pierce Olive Road
​​​- Temporary road closure with off-site detour

- Bridge work 

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

  • Between Pierce Olive Road and West Lake Road 

- Excavation and drainage work

  • Where the project will cross West Lake Road
- Traffic using on-site temporary detour

​- Bridge and approach roadway construction 

  • Between West Lake Road and Bells Lake Road

- Noise wall construction

  • Where the project will cross Bells Lake Road

- Traffic using on-site temporary detour 

- Bridge and approach roadway construction

  • Between Bells Lake Road and Rhodes Road

- Drainage work 

  • ​Where the project will cross Deer Meadow Drive
​​- Traffic road closure with off-site detour

- Bridge work 

  • ​Between Johnson Pond Road and Lake Wheeler Road

- Drainage work 

  • ​Between Lake Wheeler Road and Fayetteville Road
​- Drainage work

- Noise wall construction

  • Where the project will cross Fayetteville Road 

- Bridge completed

  • Between Fayetteville Road and Old McCullers Road

- Drainage work​               ​​​ 

East of U.S. 401 to I-40

  • Between Old McCullers and Fanny Brown Road

- Railroad bridge construction and earthwork​

  • Between Fanny Brown Road and Old Stage Road 

- Noise wall construction; drainage work, earthwork  

  • Where the project will cross Old Stage Road

- Bridge and approach roadway construction

- Traffic using on-site temporary detour

  • Between Old Stage Road and Holland Church Road

- Earthwork and drainage work

  • Where the project will cross Holland Church Road

- Holland Church Road Bridge has re-opened to traffic 

  • Between Holland Church Road and Sauls Road

- Earthwork, drainage work and noise wall construction

  • Where the project will cross Sauls Road

- Bridge and approach roadway construction

- Traffic using on-site temporary detour

  • Between Sauls Road and Jordan Road

- Drainage work and noise wall construction

  • Where the project will cross Jordan Road

- Bridge construction 

  • Between Jordan Road and Benson Road

- Noise wall construction

- Earthwork 

- Excavation

  • Where the project will cross Benson Road

- Earthwork and drainage work

- Traffic using newly constructed bridge over Toll N.C. 540 

  • East of where the project will cross Benson Road

- Bridge construction, earthwork and erosion control

  • New Bethel Church Road 

- A new New Bethel Church Road bridge open to traffic

- Demolition of old bridge at night ​​​​

  • ​Where the project will cross U.S. 70 westbound to I-40 eastbound Loop Ramp
​​​- Temporary ramp movement closure with traffic using an off-site detour

- Interchange construction with blasting during the day along U.S. 70

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

​​- Intermittent night lane closures ​

- Pile driving 






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