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


  • Survey
  • Traffic analysis
  • Preliminary roadway alignment

Under Way

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

Estimated construction start:

Fall 2022

Public engagement:

Next steps: 

  • 2021: Right of way acquisition

Key partners:

NCDOT, Capital Area Metropolitan Organization, Duke Energy


Utilities and Infrastructure Services: (919) 577-3150 

Web page last updated:

April 2021