Avent Ferry Road Realignment (Downtown)

Avent Ferry Road RealignmentTransportation Bond Project

Realigning Avent Ferry Road on the downtown side of N.C. 55 to create a new cross-town connection from Avent Ferry Road to Bass Lake Road via Stinson Avenue. 

The realignment uses Pine Street to connect Avent Ferry Road with Stinson Avenue, reducing downtown congestion and serving as another access to the UNC Rex Holly Springs Hospital.


Avent Ferry Road, Pine Street

Estimated construction start:

Late 2023


  • Survey
  • Traffic analysis
  • Preliminary roadway alignment

Under Way

  • DesignAvent Ferry Road downtown
  • Environmental permits & studies 
  • Private utility design

Public engagement:

Next steps: 

  • Right-of-way acquisition in 2022

Key partners:

NCDOT, Capital Area Metropolitan Organization, Duke Energy


Utilities and Infrastructure Services: (919) 577-3150 

Web page last updated:

June 2022