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Tryon Road Widening Project

Last updated Sep. 27, 2018 - 10:20 am
  • Planning
  • Design
  • Construction
  • Completed
  • Road Widening
  • 11.5 Million
  • Roadway Design and Construction (Lead)
  • Lochner

Current Activity

Updated Aug. 27

The project is in the right of way and easement acquisition phase. The City is on schedule to advertise the project for construction bids in the spring of 2019.

Summary

This project will widen and rehabilitate Tryon Road between Lake Wheeler Road and Par Drive, connecting with the previously-widened sections.

The improved corridor will feature a four-lane, divided curb and gutter roadway with:

  • Bike lanes;
  • Turn lanes; and,
  • Sidewalks.

Schedule

Project schedule with dates and descriptions
DateDescription
Fall 2017Preliminary Plans Public Meeting (25% plan)
May 10, 2018Design Plan Public Meeting (65% Plan)
Spring 2019Complete Right of Way and Easement Acquisition
Spring 2019Advertise for Construction Contract
Summer 2019Award Construction Contract
Summer 2019 (tentative schedule)Pre-construction Meeting
Summer 2019 (tentative schedule)Begin construction
Summer 2021 (tentative schedule)Project Completion

History

This section of Tryon Road is the last remaining section planned for widening. The City of Raleigh previously widened the section of Tryon Road to the west of this project and recently NCDOT replaced the bridge at the eastern end of the project and realigned the roadway through the Renaissance Park area.

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