From left, westbound I-540 traffic tries to merge into the already full lanes of traffic at the Six Forks Road westbound onramp during the morning rush hour in north Raleigh, Friday, August 19, 2016. NC DOT plans to install the first in the state traffic lights on four of these heavily congested onramps to I-540 in north Raleigh in the next year to break up the long lines of vehicles adding to traffic buildup during rush hour. If the ramp lights are successful they will be installed on other busy onramps in the state.
From left, westbound I-540 traffic tries to merge into the already full lanes of traffic at the Six Forks Road westbound onramp during the morning rush hour in north Raleigh, Friday, August 19, 2016. NC DOT plans to install the first in the state traffic lights on four of these heavily congested onramps to I-540 in north Raleigh in the next year to break up the long lines of vehicles adding to traffic buildup during rush hour. If the ramp lights are successful they will be installed on other busy onramps in the state. Harry Lynch hlynch@newsobserver.com
From left, westbound I-540 traffic tries to merge into the already full lanes of traffic at the Six Forks Road westbound onramp during the morning rush hour in north Raleigh, Friday, August 19, 2016. NC DOT plans to install the first in the state traffic lights on four of these heavily congested onramps to I-540 in north Raleigh in the next year to break up the long lines of vehicles adding to traffic buildup during rush hour. If the ramp lights are successful they will be installed on other busy onramps in the state. Harry Lynch hlynch@newsobserver.com

Ramp meters coming to I-540 in Raleigh next spring

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