4/3/2017 10:53:51 AM New Triangle Expressway Interchange Now Open to Traffic
RALEIGH – Drivers on the Veridea Parkway in Holly Springs now have a direct link to the Triangle Expressway. The new Veridea Parkway interchange, located between U.S. 1 and N.C. 55 Bypass, opened to traffic on April 3. It is the first new...
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3/31/2017 4:44:24 PM Mercator Advisors LLC to Conduct Review of I-77 Contract
RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Transportation announced today it will utilize the services of Mercator Advisors LLC to conduct a review of the I-77 Express Lanes contract. This comes after Secretary Jim Trogdon announced earlier this...
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3/30/2017 8:03:38 AM Triangle Expressway Performance Enables Refinancing That Could Benefit Drivers
RALEIGH – Due to the Triangle Expressway’s strong performance, this week the N.C. Turnpike Authority took advantage of favorable market conditions to refinance a portion of the project’s outstanding bonds. This will result in incremental...
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1/24/2017 6:24:06 AM USDOT Picks N.C. Turnpike Authority for Driverless Car Testing Site
RALEIGH –The U.S. Department of Transportation recently designated North Carolina as a proving ground pilot site for the testing of automated vehicle technologies. “The North Carolina Turnpike Authority, with its world-class facility,...
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12/15/2016 9:20:13 AM Triangle Expressway Toll Rate Increase Begins Jan. 1
RALEIGH – A slight increase in the toll rate for the Triangle Expressway will take effect Sunday, Jan. 1, as required by the bond covenant created for the funding of the highway. The N.C. Turnpike Authority Board adopted a schedule of...
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12/1/2016 3:56:35 PM Rolling Roadblocks Planned Friday for Triangle Expressway Interchange Project
Raleigh — Work on the project that is adding a new interchange on the Triangle Expressway (N.C. 540) at Old Holly Springs/Apex Road will require a series of rolling roadblocks to be in place south of the U.S. 1 interchange on Friday, Dec....
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12/1/2016 9:37:55 AM Save Money on Holiday Travel with the NC Quick Pass Transponder Sale
RALEIGH – The holidays are here, which means travelers will be hitting the road to visit friends and family. To help you save time and money on your road trips this holiday season –  while also being great stocking stuffers – NC Quick Pass...
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4/28/2016 3:20:30 PM Preferred Alternative Selected for the Complete 540 Project
RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Complete 540 project has moved another step forward, with the selection of “Detailed Study Alternative 2”, better known as the Orange Route, as the preferred alternative for the project....
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3/28/2016 10:33:38 AM Work To Start on New Interchange for Triangle Expressway
RALEIGH - Work is about to begin on a new interchange for the Triangle Expressway. The $18.4 million project will add access to and from the Triangle Expressway at Old Holly Springs-Apex Road, which is just east of U.S. 1. It is the...
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3/22/2016 4:24:37 PM Quick Pass Helps You Save Money on Your Road Trips With a Spring Transponder Promotion
RALEIGH – Spring is here and summer is on its way, and vacations are being planned. To help you save money and time on your road trips to many parts of the country, N.C. Quick Pass is cutting the cost of its hard-case transponders in half...
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