Transportation Projects


Any questions regarding current and / or past transportation projects should be referred to Adam Stephenson. You can contact him via email or phone at 919-249-3417.

Traffic Signal Improvements at Apex Peakway & Center Street

  • Lead Agency: Town of Apex
  • Budget: $28,000 Municipal Funds
  •  Scope includes:
    • new 4-section vehicle signal head to provide protected left turn movement (green arrow) for southbound Peakway
    • new 3-section vehicle signal heads (3) to provide flashing yellow left turns for east and westbound Center, and northbound Peakway
    • new 5-section vehicle signal head to provide protected right turn movement (green arrow) for westbound Center
    • new pedestrian signal heads (2) for pedestrians crossing north leg of Peakway

Apex Peakway Southwest Connector


Apex Peakway will be extended southward from South Salem Street to end of road in Salem Village at James Street by crossing CSX Railroad with a grade separation. The Tingen Road railroad crossing will be closed to vehicular traffic. 

Evans Road Sidewalk

  • Lead Agency:  Town of Apex
  • Budget:  $265,000 Municipal Funds
  • Vicinity Map (not the final drawings)
Sidewalk to be extended from Milano Avenue to Humie Olive Road (Apex Friendship High School/future Middle School).

Kelly Road / Olive Chapel Road Operational Improvements (U-5118 AF)

  • Lead Agency: Town of Apex
  • Budget: $400,000 Federal + $100,000 Municipal Funds
  • Project Conceptual Plan (not the final drawings)
Adding turn lanes at the intersection of Kelly Road at Olive Chapel Road and extending sidewalk along the west side of Kelly Road from Evening Star Drive to Olive Chapel Road.

NC55 Operational Improvements (U-5118 AE)

  • Lead Agency: Town of Apex
  • Budget: $536,000 Federal + $134,000 Municipal Funds
  • Project Conceptual Plan (not the final drawings)
Adding turn lanes on Apex Peakway approaching NC 55 and Olive Chapel Road.

Lake Pine Drive Improvements (U-5537)

  • Lead Agency: Town of Apex
  • Budget: $231,000 Federal + $99,000 Municipal Funds
  • Project Map (PDF)
Planning, design, and right of way acquisition to allow future expansion of Lake Pine Drive to a three-lane roadway with bicycle and pedestrian facilities at Apex Community Park.

I40-440 Rebuild (Fortify NC)

The project, which is part of a 10-year mobility plan, requires rebuilding 11.5 miles of roadway in the southern section of I-40/440.

NC 540 Southeast Extension

The proposed Southeast Extension would extend the Triangle Expressway and complete the Raleigh Outer Loop (I-540).

2016 Road Rehabilitation

  • Lead Agency:  Town of Apex 
  • Budget:  $1,200,000 Municipal Funds 
  • Vicinity Map
Pavement repair and resurfacing on various town streets.