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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 
- Grading and bridge construction; traffic shifted to temporary detour ramp
  • Between East Williams Street and Sunset Lake Road
- Bridge construction
  • Where the project will cross Sunset Lake Road 
- Utility relocation
  • 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 
- Culvert construction
  • Where the project will cross Sunset Lake Road
- Utility relocation
  • Between Sunset Lake Road and Holly Springs Road
- Erosion control, grading and earthwork
  • Where the project will cross Kildaire Farm Road and Holly Springs Road 
- Grading, 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
- Utility relocation
  • Between West Lake Road and Bells Lake Road
- Erosion control, culvert construction, and grading 
  • Where the project will cross Bells Lake Road
- Utility relocation, building on-site temporary detour
  • Between Bells Lake Road and Deer Meadow Drive
- Bridge construction, erosion control
  • Between Deer Meadow Drive and Johnson Pond Road
- Clearing, erosion control
  • Where the project will cross Johnson Pond Road
- Utility relocation
  • Between Johnson Pond Road and Lake Wheeler Road
- Clearing, erosion control drainage and grading work, culvert construction 
  • Where the project will cross Lake Wheeler Road
- Utility relocation
  • Between Lake Wheeler Road and Fayetteville Road 
- Erosion control, grading work, and stream diversion
  • Where the project will cross Fayetteville Road 
- Utility relocation
  • Between Fayetteville Road and Old McCullers Road
- Erosion control, grading and culvert construction

- Constructing Donny Brook Road realignment

- Temporary road closure between Fayetteville Road and Old McCullers Road near Wake Tech Community College

  • Where the project will cross Old McCullers Road
- Stream diversion, earthwork and grading

East of U.S. 401 to I-40

  • Between Old McCullers and Fanny Brown Road
- Culvert construction, grading and erosion control 
  • Where the project crosses Fanny Brown Road
- Intermittent single lane closures and flagging operations, earthwork, culvert construction, building on-site temporary detour
  • Between Fanny Brown Road and Old Stage Road 
- Erosion control and culvert construction 
  • Where the project will cross Old Stage Road
- Utility relocation, erosion control
  • Between Old Stage Road and Holland Church Road
- Earthwork, culvert construction, drainage installation and utility relocation
  • Where the project will cross Holland Church Road
- Erosion control, temporary road closure and utility relocation
  • Between Holland Church Road and Sauls Road
- Erosion control, bridge construction over Juniper Branch
  • Where the project will cross Sauls Road
- Clearing and erosion control and utility relocation
  • Where the project will cross Jordan Road
- Erosion control, earthwork, bridge construction and drainage installation
  • West of where the project will cross Benson Road
- Culvert construction and erosion control
  • Where the project will cross Benson Road
- Utility relocation
  • East of where the project will cross Benson Road
- Bridge construction 
  • 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 

3/18/2021 11:48 AM