U.S. 158 (Stratford Road) enters Winston-Salem from Clemmons through the Atwood section of the city to meet Interstate 40 at the Exit 189 folded-diamond interchange. Photo taken 07/24/04.
Exit 189 departs Interstate 40 east amid a sea of asphalt parking lots associated with numerous shopping centers and the Hanes Mall. U.S. 158 follows Stratford Road northeast through West Oaks and Hanes to junction Business Loop Interstate 40 & U.S. 421 at Exit 3B. Photo taken 07/24/04.
North Carolina 150 (Peters Creek Parkway) enters downtown Winston-Salem from Exit 192 and the south. Photo taken 07/24/04.
A trumpet interchange connector constitutes Exit 192 with North Carolina 150 (Peters Creek Parkway) near the Arcadia community of Winston-Salem. North Carolina 150 follows Peters Creek Parkway to a merge with the business loop freeway, a realignment that occurred in 1994. Photo taken 07/24/04.
Approaching the Exit 193 full-cloverleaf interchange with U.S. 52, U.S. 311 north, and North Carolina 8 on Interstate 40 east. U.S. 52 is comprised of a full freeway leading northwest from Winston-Salem to Mount Airy, a section slated for Future Interstate 74. U.S. 52 is also a freeway heading south with North Carolina 8 to Lexington. This limited-access highway is touted as Future Interstate 285. Photo taken 07/24/04.
Exit 193A departs Interstate 40 east to U.S. 52 & North Carolina 8 south. The tandem continue to Lexington, where North Carolina 8 parts ways for the city while U.S. 52 turns southwest and merges onto Interstate 85. Photo taken 07/24/04.
U.S. 311 shields give that "posted after the fact" concept at Exit 193. U.S. 311 follows the U.S. 52 & North Carolina 8 freeway south through downtown to a merge with Interstate 40 east. Photo taken 07/24/04.
U.S. 52 & 311 and North Carolina 8 north travel two miles to Business Loop I-40 & U.S. 158-421 east of downtown. U.S. 311 north departs via Martin Luther King Jr. Drive east while North Carolina 8 leaves at Exit 114 (Germanton Road) in north W/S. U.S. 52 otherwise turns northwest to King and Mt. Airy, meeting current Interstate 74 at its departure from the freeway. Photo taken 07/24/04.
A split-diamond interchange exists next on Interstate 40 east & U.S. 311 south with North Carolina 109 (Thomasville Road) and East Clemmonsville Road. Photo taken 07/24/04.
North Carolina 109 begins at Exit 109 from Thomasville Road leading southeast from Interstate 40. The state highway travels 117 miles southeast to South Carolina 109, meeting Wallburg and Thomasville along its initial stretch. Thomasville Road represents former U.S. 311 northward through Winston-Salem. East Clemmonsville Road cuts a swath northeast from Old Lexington Road and Waughtown Street (old North Carolina 150). Photo taken 07/24/04.
Interstate 40 east & U.S. 311 southbound shield assembly posted ahead of their split at Exit 196. Photo taken 07/24/04.
U.S. 311 departs Interstate 40 for a freeway of its own between Winston-Salem and High Point at Exit 196. The highway is part of future Interstate 74 and is currently being extended to Interstate 73 at Randleman. Photo taken 07/24/04.
Exit 196 consists of a trumpet interchange with U.S. 311 that includes stubs for a northward extension, the future Interstate 274 / Winston-Salem Beltway. U.S. 311 bypasses High Point on a new bypass that carries the highway into north Randolph County. U.S. 311 Business follows the original in-city route from Exit 25. Photo taken 07/24/04.
A long exit less stretch continues Interstate 40 east to the diamond interchange with Union Cross Road (Exit 201). Photo taken 07/24/04.
The final Forsyth County interchange (Exit 203) joins North Carolina 66 with Interstate 40 south of the Kernersville industrial area. Photo taken 07/24/04.
North Carolina 66 heads south to its end at the U.S. 311 (future Interstate 74) freeway near High Point and north to a merge with North Carolina 150 in Kernersville. Photo taken 07/24/04.
Eastbound at the Interstate 40 diamond interchange with North Carolina 66 (Exit 203). North Carolina 66 tallies just 49 miles between the High Point area and North Carolina 89 toward the Virginia state line. Photo taken 07/24/04.