Complete 540 Project Visualization (February 2018)

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For people wondering how close the bulldozers will come to your property line, there is a 540 project virtual 'fly over' from DOT. As stated in their description of this $2.2B project, it's an "animation of the proposed southeast extension of the Triangle Expressway (Complete 540) from N.C. 55 Bypass in Apex to U.S. 64/U.S. 264 in Knightdale." Someone smarter than me can explain how to exit off 540E onto Holly Springs Rd. going north, by turning into the oncoming traffic. I'm sure there will be a method, just the visualization didn't take into account some details;) The interchange at 540-40-70 is quite interesting as well. 

Images courtesy of NC DOT. Links: Complete 540 Project Visualization (February 2018)

www.ncdot.gov/complete540

Originally posted by @Shamit S. :

Thanks for sharing. Any thoughts on how the 540 completion will spur growth in areas south of Raleigh, like Garner, Holly Springs and Fuquay-Varina?

See my post towards the end of this BP topic: First Multi Family walkthrough today. Development is taking place now all the way to Johnston county that will start to fill up the I-540 lanes as soon as the construction is done.  Developments are going in now along all the feeder roads connecting to I-540. For specific areas, see this BP topic: Newbie in Raleigh area trying to understand local market!  This topic/post is a few years old, but still relevant. 

@Chris Martin "Someone smarter than me can explain how to exit off 540E onto Holly Springs Rd. going north, by turning into the oncoming traffic. I'm sure there will be a method"

A diverging diamond interchange is pretty slick. There are a few across NC, and after your drive through one, you realize it's just like a normal road but with traffic on the left instead of right, like in England. If you need more explanation PM me. I charge reasonable fees ;-)