​I-77 Southbound Ramp & 5th Street

A new traffic signal has been approved by the North Carolina Department of Transportation for installation at the intersection of the I-77 Southbound Ramp and 5th Street.  The signal is being installed to improve the traffic operations at the ramp.

Frequently Asked Questions

Will there be a left turn arrow? 

No left turn phases are planned at this time. 

Will there be any crosswalks and pedestrian signals? 

Yes, pedestrian signal will be installed to cross the ramps.

Where is the money for the signal coming from? 

This signal is currently unfunded.

Will any additional road construction take place before the signal is installed? 

None is anticipated at this time.

When will the signal be operational? 

Once funding is in place, it is usually 9-12 months before the signal can be designed and installed.