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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 using 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 construction

- 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 

- Excavation and embankment work

  • Where the project will cross Sunset Lake Road

- Utility relocation

- Traffic using temporary detour 

  • Between Sunset Lake Road and Holly Springs Road

- Drainage and earthwork

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

- Drainage work, erosion control, earthwork and utility relocation

- Work for new Kildaire Farm Road alignment 

  • Between Holly Springs Road and Pierce Olive Road

- Excavation and embankment work

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

  • Between Pierce Olive Road and West Lake Road 

- Drainage work

  • Where the project will cross West Lake Road

- Earthwork and pipe work

- Traffic using temporary detour

  • Between West Lake Road and Bells Lake Road

- Excavation and drainage work

  • Where the project will cross Bells Lake Road

- Erosion control 

  • Between Bells Lake Road and Rhodes Road

- Culvert construction and erosion control​​

  • ​Between Rhodes Road and Deer Meadow Drive
​​- ​​Deerborn Drive extension work and drainage work

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

  • Between Deer Meadow Drive and Johnson Pond Road

- Excavation work

  • Where the project will cross Johnson Pond Road

-  Temporary road closure to through traffic 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. 

-  Earthwork, pipe work and bridge construction​​

  • Between Johnson Pond Road and Lake Wheeler Road

- Bridge construction 

  • Where the project will cross Lake Wheeler Road

- Pipe work and bridge construction 

  • ​Between Lake Wheeler Road and Fayetteville Road
​- Excavation and embankment work

  • Where the project will cross Fayetteville Road 

- Utility and drainage work

- Traffic using temporary detour

  • Between Fayetteville Road and Old McCullers Road

- Excavation and drainage ​work

  • ​​​​Where the project will cross Old McCullers Road
               ​​​ - Bridge construction

East of U.S. 401 to I-40

  • Between Old McCullers and Fanny Brown Road

- Railroad bridge construction and earthwork​

  • Where the project crosses Fanny Brown Road

- Bridge construction, earthwork and drainage work

  • 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 construction

- Traffic using temporary detour

  • Between Old Stage Road and Holland Church Road

- Earthwork and drainage work

  • Where the project will cross Holland Church Road

- Temporary road closure to through traffic between Ten Ten Road and Harvey Johnson Road. Temporary closure to all traffic between Horse Creek Road and Ashton Hollow Drive.

- Bridge construction and earthwork

  • Between Holland Church Road and Sauls Road

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

  • Where the project will cross Sauls Road

- Earthwork and erosion control 

- Traffic using temporary detour

  • Between Sauls Road and Jordan Road

- Drainage work and noise wall construction

  • Where the project will cross Jordan Road

- Bridge construction and drainage work​​

  • Between Jordan Road and Benson Road

- Noise wall construction

  • Where the project will cross Benson Road

- Earthwork, bridge construction and drainage work

- Traffic using temporary detour 

  • East of where the project will cross Benson Road

- Bridge construction, earthwork and 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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