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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

  • Where the project will cross Sunset Lake Road 

- Utility relocation, culvert construction

  • 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, earthwork

  • Where the project will cross Sunset Lake Road

- Utility relocation

- Temporary detour under construction

  • Between Sunset Lake Road and Holly Springs Road

- Drainage and earthwork

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

- Erosion control, earthwork and utility relocation

- Grading for new Kildaire Farm Road

  • Between Holly Springs Road and Pierce Olive Road

- Culvert construction

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

  • Between Pierce Olive Road and West Lake Road 

- Bridge construction, drainage and grading work

  • Where the project will cross West Lake Road

- Utility relocation, intermittent flagging operations for hauling

  • Between West Lake Road and Bells Lake Road

- Grading 

  • Where the project will cross Bells Lake Road

- Utility relocation

  • Between Bells Lake Road and Rhodes Road

- Bridge construction on-going

  • Between Deer Meadow Drive and Johnson Pond Road

- Clearing and erosion control

  • Where the project will cross Johnson Pond Road

- Utility relocation

  • Between Johnson Pond Road and Lake Wheeler Road

- Drainage and grading work, culvert construction 

  • Where the project will cross Lake Wheeler Road

- Utility relocation, drainage and work for Arnold Park Lane extension

  • South of where the project will cross Lake Wheeler Road

- ​​Optimist Farm Road realignment work

  • Between Lake Wheeler Road and Fayetteville Road 

- Drainage work, culvert construction

  • Where the project will cross Fayetteville Road 

- Utility relocation, drainage work

  • Between Fayetteville Road and Old McCullers Road

- Grading ​

East of U.S. 401 to I-40

  • Between Old McCullers and Fanny Brown Road

- Pile driving for Railroad Bridge ​

  • Where the project crosses Fanny Brown Road

- Drainage work, earthwork, culvert construction, bridge work, traffic using on-site temporary detour

  • Between Fanny Brown Road and Old Stage Road 

- Grading, drainage work, earthwork and culvert construction  

  • Where the project will cross Old Stage Road

- Utility relocation, culvert construction

  • Between Old Stage Road and Holland Church Road

- Drainage work, culvert construction and utility relocation

  • Where the project will cross Holland Church Road

- Clearing, erosion control, 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

- Clearing, earthwork, erosion control and utility relocation

  • Between Sauls Road and Jordan Road

- Clearing and erosion control

  • Where the project will cross Jordan Road

- Bridge construction

  • West of where the project will cross Benson Road

- Culvert construction

  • Where the project will cross Benson Road

- Utility relocation, earthwork, drainage and constructing temporary roadway

  • East of where the project will cross Benson Road

- Bridge construction, earthwork

  • New Bethel Church Road 

- Intermittent flagging operations for hauling work

  • 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 ​






6/28/2021 3:20 PM