Environmental Document for the project

Environmental Assessment (EA)

Click on the following links to review or download the Environmental Assessment. 

The document is broken out into the main document and appendices. 

Please note that several of the parts are quite large and may be slow to open.  


Environmental Assessment           All Appendices (large file)

Appendix A - Acronyms 

Appendix B - Supplemental Traffic Information

Appendix C - Natural Resources 

Appendix D - Cultural Resources  

Appendix E - Relocation Reports 

Appendix F - Public Meeting Documentation (large file)

Appendix G - NEPA/404 Merger Team Meeting Concurrence Forms

Project Overview

Project U-5307 is divided into four segments for funding and construction purposes.  The map and table below provide information on the four segments and their current funding/construction status.


Project Maps from the June 2023 Public Hearing

The table below provides links to the Preferred Alternative/LEDPA (Least Environmentally Damaging, Practicable Alternative) as well as other options previously considered but eliminated.  Maps can be viewed or downloaded by clicking on the following links.  

U-5307 Preferred Alternative / LEDPA

 Other Options Previously Considered 

I-540 at U.S. 1 

Gresham Lake Road, Option 2

Service Roads included on this map:

Jacqueline Lane to Perry Creek Road

Option 1

Option 3

Option 4

A Roundabout Option at Gresham Lake Road and Capital Hills Drive/Overlook Road is being evaluated.  The Roundabout Option could be used with the Recommended Alternative (Option 2) or with Option 4.

Durant Road/Perry Creek Road 

Service Roads included on this map:

Capital Hills Drive at Guerbet/Mallinckrodt

Wadford Drive Extension to south of the Neuse River


Burlington Mills Road, Option A

Service Roads included on this map:

Ponderosa Service Road from north of the Neuse River to the Rail Corridor

Wadford Drive from north of the Neuse River to Meadstone Way / Burlington Mills Road

Pedestrian Bridge over the Neuse River and connecting the Wadford Drive cul-de-sacs also included on this map

Option B




Alternative Neuse River Crossing Option - vehicular bridge

North of Burlington Mills Road to South of Falls of Neuse Road / U.S. 1A (S. Main Street)

Service Roads included on this map:

Ponderosa Service Road from Rail Corridor to south of Falls of Neuse Road

Star Road extension from north of Rail Corridor to south of U.S. 1A (S. Main Street)


Falls of Neuse Road / U.S. 1 A (S. Main Street)

Service Roads Included on this map:

Ponderosa Service Road south of Wakefield Commons

Star Road to U.S. 1A (S. Main Street)


N.C. 98 Business

Service Roads included on this map:

Future Ligon Mill Road Extension nfrom N.C. 98 Business to Wake Forest Crossing


Stadium Drive / Jenkins Road 

Service Roads included on this map:

Wake Union Church Road from south of Stadium Drive to south of Purnell Road


Purnell Road / Harris Road, Option 2

Service Roads included on this map:

Wake Union Church Road south of Purnell Road

Option 1

Previous Public Meetings 

October 2018 - Open House Corridor Public Meeting

November 2021 - Virtual Public Meeting

 Responses to questions received at the December 2021 Virtual Public Meeting

June 2023 – Public Hearing

Responses to questions and comments received during the 2023 public comment period

June 21, 2023 Public Hearing Summary

Watch the Recording of the Combined Public Hearing (click here to view a PDF of the Hearing Presentation)

Public Hearing Handout

Project Contact Information

Terry Farr, PE

Senior Project Manager

NCDOT Project Management Unit

1582 Mail Service Center

Raleigh, NC  27699-1582

Charles Cox, PE

Consultant Project Manager


6521 Six Forks Road, Suite 400

Raleigh, NC  27615

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If so, please click here: https://publicinput.com/NCDOT-Title-VI


Although the N.C. Department of Transportation works to minimize the number of homes and businesses displaced by a road project, it is inevitable, in many cases, that a certain amount of private property is needed. The following information explains right of way acquisition and answers questions about the process.  

Right-of-Way Brochure Single Page Layout      Folleto del Proceso de Adquisición de Bienes Raíces
Right-of-Way Frequently Asked Questions

Right of way Acquisition Process Videos

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