Tryon Road Widening Project

Last updated Apr. 24, 2018 - 11:59 am
  • Planning
  • Design
  • Construction
  • Completed
  • Road Widening
  • 11.2 Million
  • Roadway Design and Construction (Lead)
  • Lochner

Current Activity

Updated April 24

The City of Raleigh and our engineering design consultant, H.W. Lochner, have completed the design plans for the Tryon Road Widening Project, and have scheduled a public meeting to show the details of the design plans and to receive public comment. The meeting will start with a brief presentation followed by a question-answer session.

When: Thursday, May 10
Time: 6 - 7:30 p.m.
Place: Carolina Pines Community Center, 2305 Lake Wheeler Road, Raleigh NC 27603


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.


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


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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