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New location roadway from NC 55 at SR1172 (Old Smithfield Road) to NC 55 near SR1630 (Alston Avenue) in Wake County.


Approximately 12.6 miles

Estimated Cost

Preliminary cost is estimated at $783.7 million. Final costs will be determined during design.


Project Schedule
FEIS Reevaluation Report* Complete
Project Open to Traffic 2012
*FEIS Reevaluation Report was signed September 7, 2007.  

Current Project Progress

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Western Wake Freeway from NC 55 at SR 1172 (Old Smithfield Road) to NC 55 near SR 1630 (Alston Avenue)(R2635A,B,C)

Supplemental Geotech Information

Geotechnical Borings

Contact Information

Project Hotline: (919) 571-3013


  • Address: 1578 Mail Service Center,
    Raleigh, NC 27699-1578

Resources for Local Property Owners

Although the N.C. Department of Transportation works to minimize the number of homes and businesses displaced by a road project, it is inevitable, in many cases, that a certain amount of private property is needed. The following information explains right of way acquisition and answers questions about the process.