I-77 Southbound Ramp and Trade Street

A new traffic signal has been approved by the North Carolina Department of Transportation for installation at the intersection of I-77 Southbound Ramp and Trade Street.  The signal is being installed due to existing volumes, to reduce congestion and to reduce the number of crashes at this intersection.  

Frequently Asked Questions

Will there be a left turn arrow? 


Will there be any crosswalks and pedestrian signals? 

Yes.  Crosswalks and pedestrian signals will be installed to cross the ramps.

Where is the money for the signal coming from? 

The North Carolina Department of Transportation's Spot Safety Fund will pay for the signal.

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

No construction specific to the signal is anticipated, however, the streetcar project will modify the intersection.

When will the signal be operational? 

The signal is scheduled to be installed with the completion of the streetcar project.