Tryon Road Widening Project

Last updated Feb. 26, 2018 - 4:20 pm
  • Planning
  • Design
  • Construction
  • Completed
  • Road Widening
  • 4.5 Million
  • Roadway Design and Construction (Lead)
  • Lochner

Current Activity

Posted Tuesday, Jan. 22

A public meeting was held on Thursday, Dec. 7, at the Carolina Pines Community Center, at 2305 Lake Wheeler Road. At this meeting, the City’s design consultant and City staff were on hand to discuss the preliminary 25 percent plans and answer project related questions and took public comments before continuing the design process.

For those unable to attend the meeting, a copy of the public meeting map, handout, and comment sheet is attached below.

Question and Comment Responses from the December 7, 1017 public meeting

Public Meeting Handout

Project Map 1

Project Map 2

Comment Sheet


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 4-lane, divided curb and gutter roadway with:

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


Project schedule with dates and descriptions
Fall 2017Public Meeting - 25% Plans
May 2018Public Meeting - 65% Plans
Summer 2018City Council Public Hearing
Spring 2019Complete Right of Way and Easement Acquisition
Spring 2019Advertise for Construction Contract
Summer 2019Award Construction Contract
Spring 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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