The NC 54 corridor is a gateway for our region, with both local and regional importance. The NC 54-I40 interchange has consistently ranked as the top congested location in the region. Despite growing congestion within the corridor, this area continues to be attractive leading to on-going development pressures within the corridor. This development pressure coupled with growing mobility issues highlight the need to develop short and long-range land use and transportation strategies that will assist the Durham-Chapel Hill-Carrboro Metropolitan Planning Organization (DCHC MPO), the City of Durham, Durham County, and the Town of Chapel Hill in shaping the growth within this corridor.
If you have an interest in the NC 54-I40 corridor or actively participate in transportation and land use issues within the Durham and/or Chapel Hill communities and would like to be included on the list of citizen contacts for this study then please contact Felix Nwoko, DCHC MPO at 919-560-4366 extension *36424 or Felix.Nwoko@durhamnc.gov.
The DCHC MPO Transportation Advisory Committee adopted the NC 54 Corridor Study and associated recommendations at their May 9, 2012 meeting. The final report posted on this site reflects the final findings and recommendations for this study.