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New Section Of I-540 Slated to Open Next Week

Posted January 9, 2007

— A much-awaited road construction project is a step closer to completion.

Officials with the State Department of Transportation said the next section of Interstate 540 from Capital Boulevard at Triangle Towne Center to the Highway 64 Bypass in Knightdale will open Tuesday, Jan. 16.

Officials said timing signal lights on the ramps will be the last order of business.

Invitations to a official ribbon-cutting ceremony went out Monday.

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  • grimrot Jan 15, 2007

    Got any idea when the ribbon cutting ceremony will be? Will we be able to use it a 7am Tuesday?

  • rebellove4108 Jan 10, 2007

    It's About time

  • caligirl89 Jan 9, 2007

    Thanks jparrish; it currently takes me a hour to get home(and that is on a good day)....


  • Videoman Jan 9, 2007

    Yes, I think you will be able to do just that. Should take a good bit of time off your commute.

  • migsander Jan 9, 2007

    Finally, it looked like none of the road projects in the area were ever going to be finished anytime soon.

  • caligirl89 Jan 9, 2007

    I am wondering will I be able to leave Knightdale on 2/64; get on 540 and then exit off of Creedmoor Road? I live in Knightdale, but work in Butner. Thanks

  • nursevb8 Jan 9, 2007

    Finally, just hope some damn delinquent kids don't come and start another fire before they can open it.

  • bill52674 Jan 9, 2007

    About damn time...