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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 

- Drainage, grading and bridge construction

  • N.C. 55 Bypass and East Williams Street in Apex 

- Utility relocation and grading

  • Between East Williams Street and Middle Creek 

- ​Bridge construction and grading

  • Where the project will cross Sunset Lake Road 

- Utility relocation and clearing

  • 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 

- Clearing and erosion control

  • Where the project will cross Sunset Lake Road
- Clearing and erosion control

  • Between Sunset Lake Road and Holly Springs Road

- Clearing, erosion control, culvert construction and utility relocation

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

- Clearing, erosion control and utility relocation

  • Between Holly Springs Road and Pierce Olive Road
- Clearing and erosion control​

  • Where the project will intersect Pierce Olive Road 

- Utility relocation

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

  • Between Pierce Olive Road and West Lake Road 

- Culvert construction, drainage and grading work

  • Where the project will cross West Lake Road

- Clearing

  • Between West Lake Road and Bells Lake Road

- Erosion control, culvert construction and grading

  • Where the project will cross Bells Lake Road
- Clearing 

  • Where the project will cross under Deer Meadow Drive 

- Utility relocation

  • Between Lake Wheeler Road and Fayetteville Road 

- Clearing, erosion control, pond drainage and building an access road 

  • Where the project will cross Fayetteville Road 

- Utility relocation and clearing 

  • Between Fayetteville Road and Old McCullers Road

- Culvert construction

  • Where the project will cross over Old McCullers Road

- Utility relocation

East of U.S. 401 to I-40

  • Between Old McCullers and Fanny Brown Road

- Clearing work and erosion control

  • Between Fanny Brown Road and Old Stage Road 

- Utility relocation​​

  • Between Old Stage Road and Holland Church Road

- Utility relocation

  • Where the project will cross Holland Church Road

- Clearing and erosion control

  • Between Holland Church Road and Sauls Road

- Clearing and bridge construction over Juniper Branch

  • Where the project will cross Benson Road

- Utility relocation

  • West of where the project will cross Benson Road
- Grading​

  • Where the project will cross I-40 

- Ongoing construction work adjacent to I-40, including clearing, bridge construction, grading and erosion control​

- ​Intermittent night lane closures and detour for bridge girder setting​


10/7/2020 3:20 PM