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N.C. 54 Corridor Improvements

​​Preliminary engineering activities for this project have been temporarily suspended. Read more​. ​

Project Overview

The N.C. Department of Transportation is proposing improvements to N.C. 54 – from U.S. 15/501 in Chapel Hill to N.C. 55 in Durham – that would help reduce traffic congestion and provide accommodations for pedestrians, cyclists and transit – buses and light rail.

N.C. 54 parallels I-40 and provides regional access to several large employments centers. 

Corridor improvements being considered involve a variety of strategies such as roadway widening, intersection improvements, overpasses and interchange upgrades.

Project Funding

This project is listed as Project U-5774 in the N.C. Department of Transportation's State Transportation Improvement Program and is funded for $295 million.


Toll-Free Project Hotline

(800) 233-6315

Pam Williams

Team Lead
Project Management Unit

1595 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1595

10/11/2019 9:03 AM