Local/State

New section of Triangle Expressway opens

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Phase two of the N.C. Highway 540 project officially opened to traffic Wednesday.

The new 6.6-mile extension of the N.C. 540 stretches from N.C. Highway 55 in Research Triangle Park to U.S. Highway 64 in Apex.

The new section will be free until Thursday. A one-way trip will cost about $1.53.

A third phase of the project, which will extend to Holly Springs, will open by January 2013.

A Quick Pass is not required. However, you will get a bill in the mail.

Click here for more information on NC Quick Pass.

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