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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 

- 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

- Bridge construction

- 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, and earthwork 

  • 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 

- Noise wall construction 

- Soil stabilization 

- ABC stone replacement

  • Where the project will cross West Lake Road

- Earthwork and pipe work

- Traffic using temporary detour

- Bridge construction has begun

  • Between West Lake Road and Bells Lake Road

- Excavation and drainage work

- Noise wall construction has begun

  • Where the project will cross Bells Lake Road

- Erosion control 

  • Between Bells Lake Road and Rhodes Road

- Grading and erosion control​​

  • ​Between Rhodes Road and Deer Meadow Drive
​​- ​​Deerborn Drive opened to traffic on July 6, 2022

- ​​Rhodes Road is permanently closed

  • ​Where the project will cross Deer Meadow Drive
​​- Deer Meadow Drive closes for around 12 months on July 11, 2022

  • Between Deer Meadow Drive and Johnson Pond Road

- Noise wall construction has begun

  • Where the project will cross Johnson Pond Road

-  Johnson Pond Road bridge opened to traffic on May, 2022​​

  • Between Johnson Pond Road and Lake Wheeler Road

- Earthwork

  • Where the project will cross Lake Wheeler Road

- Bridge construction 

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

  • Where the project will cross Fayetteville Road 

- Bridge construction

- 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​

  • 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

- Bridge construction has begun

- 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 

- New Bethel Church Road bridge opened to traffic on July 7, 2022

  • 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 ​






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