Cary, NC – If you travel across the northern leg of I-540, your trip is about to get a little quicker. NCDOT is raising the speed limit to 70 MPH this month., your trip is about to get a little quicker. NCDOT is raising the speed limit to 70 MPH this month.
Speed Limit Raised on I-540
The N.C. Department of Transportation will increase the speed limit on a section of I-540 between the U.S. 70 (Glenwood Avenue) interchange and U.S. 64/264 from 65 to 70 miles per hour.
The decision is based on a review of current speeds, crash data and road characteristics, such as lane and shoulder widths, along this section of I-540.
The change in the posted speed limit is expected to take place the middle of this month, with new speed limit signs being installed.
It’s never been easier to cover some territory in the Triangle.