NC 55 Turn Lane (Avent Ferry to Main Street)

N.C. 55 near Avent Ferry RoadTransportation Bond-Funded Project

Adding new right turn lane southbound from Avent Ferry Road to South Main Street, improving traffic flow onto South Main Street.


N.C. 55 southbound from Avent Ferry Road to Main Street



  • Signed contract with design consultant Summit Design & Engineering Services


  • Geotechnical investigation (Note: In late September/early October, expect crews and equipment along this section of roadway for minor tree clearing and soil boring retrievals. Occasional lane closures may occur to allow work to be completed safely.) 


Soil boring locations

Estimated construction start:


Public engagement:

A public engagement meeting was held July 16 at Holly Springs Town Hall.

Next steps: 

  • 2020: Construction begins

Key partners:

Holly Springs staff has engaged with key partners for this project, including:

  • North Carolina Department of Transportation
  • Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization
  • Duke Energy
  • United States Army Corps of Engineers/North Carolina Division of Environmental Quality


Holly Springs Engineering: (919) 557-3938

Web page last updated:

Sept. 23, 2019