Tryon Road Widening Project

Last updated Oct. 07, 2019 - 9:56 am
  • Planning
  • Design
  • Construction
  • Completed
  • Road Widening
  • $12.5 Million
  • Roadway Design and Construction (Lead)
  • Lochner

Current Activity

Updated Oct. 7

The design plans are complete. We are scheduled to advertise the project for construction bids in mid-October.

Before we begin our work along the corridor, private utility companies need to relocate some of their services in the area. This work is scheduled to take place in Late October.

Next Step:

The City is scheduled to start construction in January 2020. Before we start our work, we will hold a pre-construction meeting.


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;
  • Sidewalks;
  • Landscaping;
  • Storm drainage;
  • Street lighting;
  • A golf cart crossing signal (HAWK); and,
  • An Improved traffic signal at Lake Wheeler Road.


Project schedule with dates and descriptions
Fall 2017Preliminary Plans Public Meeting (25% plan)
May 10, 2018Design Plan Public Meeting (65% Plan)
July 2019Complete Right of Way and Easement Acquisition
Oct. 2019Advertise for Construction Contract
Dec. 2019Award Construction Contract
Jan. 2020Pre-construction Meeting
Jan. 2022 Project 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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