Transportation projects

Requests for Proposals & Qualifications
The Town maintains a list of qualified firms and professionals who have expressed interest in providing services related to planning, survey, design, study, construction administration, and testing. See the invitation to consultants and how to request inclusion on the list.

Town Transportation Projects

Avent Ferry Road Four Lane Widening

Widening Avent Ferry to four lanes, from N.C. 55 to Piney Grove-Wilbon Road, and from Piney Grove-Wilbon Road to Cass Holt Road.
Estimated completion: Phase 1 undergoing right-of-way acquisition
Location of Phase 1: Avent Ferry Road from N.C. 55 to Piney Grove-Wilbon Road
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Mims Stormwater & Avent Ferry Road Streetscape Improvements

Constructing a recreation amenity with water quality treatment, widening Avent Ferry and adding sidewalks and streetscape features.
Estimated completion: pending
Location: At Mims Park and along Avent Ferry Road in downtown Holly Springs
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Rectangular Rapid Flash Beacons

Safety features alerting motorists to pedestrians in the crosswalk.
Estimated completion: Spring 2018
Location: Eight crosswalk locations along Holly Springs Road and Main Street.
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Utley Creek Greenway

Constructing greenway links to provide a connection between west and east Holly Springs via an existing pedestrian tunnel under NC 55 Bypass.
Estimated completion: 2019
Location: Between W. Ballentine Street and Avent Ferry Road
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New Hill Road Sidewalk Project

Extending sidewalk on the north side of New Hill Road by 1,000 feet from Target to the new Hensley subdivision and the planned Thales Academy. The project includes a crosswalk with an island crossing Old Holly Springs Apex Road.
Estimated completion: Summer or fall 2018
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Annual Street Improvement Project

Town-maintained streets were evaluated and prioritized for this upcoming resurfacing project that includes Skybrook Drive, Crittenden Lane, Dutch Hill Road, Indian Hill Road, Stargate Road, W. Ballentine Street, Onondaga Court, Lockley Road and Irving Parkway.
Estimated completion: 2017

Bypass Connection at Sportsmanship Way

This connection includes a left turn lane on N.C. 55 for vehicles turning onto Sportsmanship Way, as well as a signalized U-turn north of Sportsmanship Way. The project will aid in congestion relief on N.C. 55 as well as on Holly Springs Road and Main Street. 
Status: Preliminary engineering occurring

Rogers Lane Extension

This road connection is planned between Main Street and Avent Ferry Road.
Estimated completion: 2018

Town Cemetery Facility Improvements

The Town of Holly Springs maintains and operates the cemetery located at the corner of Earp and Burt streets. Grading and paving an internal access road is expected to occur in 2017.

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The Comprehensive Transportation Plan addresses expected growth in Holly Springs and improvements to transportation and roads. Recommendations for improving pedestrian and bicycle transportation are included, as well as transit recommendations.

The N.C. Department of Transportation also is involved in transportation projects in and near Holly Springs. Click here for more information on state road projects in and near Holly Springs.