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N.C. 55 Extension – Fuquay-Varina

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Project Overview

Planning and development are underway to extend N.C. 55 from just south of the U.S. 401, N.C. 42 and N.C. 55 intersection to Judd Parkway east of Stewart Street in Fuquay-Varina. The extension will be labeled N.C. 55.  

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Public Comment

To submit comments and/or questions email:, call (984) 205-6615, enter code: 6447 or at the NCDOT public input portal​​.

The proposed work would help improve traffic flow at the following intersections: U.S. 401 at N.C. 42 and N.C. 55 and N.C. 55 at N.C. 42.  

Fuquay-Varina is experiencing rapid commercial, residential and mixed-use growth. The project’s intent is to relieve existing and future traffic congestion  by providing a more efficient connection to Judd Parkway. 

Project Funding

This project is listed as Project U-5751 in the N.C. Department of Transportation's State Transportation Improvement Program and is currently unfunded for construction.

​Estimated Cost*
​​Property acquisition​​$35.3 million
Construction costs​$47.5 million
Total cost$82.8 million

​*Estimated costs subject to change

3/24/2022 11:51 AM