Project Description

Making improvements to improve safety and ease congestion at the Glenwood Avenue interchange on I-440 in Raleigh has been a high priority for the North Carolina Department of Transportation for many years. Glenwood Avenue not only provides access to the Crabtree Valley Mall, it is also an important arterial for commuters in Northwest metro area and for residents in neighborhoods along Ridge Road, which runs parallel to I-440. A 2018 plan to create an additional interchange on Ridge Road resulted in an outcry from residents concerned about impacts to their neighborhoods and a popular movement that included “Save Ridge Road” yard signs, an online petition, and a “SaveRidgeRoad” page on Facebook….