Interstate 95 North - Harnett County

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Widening of the SR 1811 navigates along a series of S-curves on a 3.96 mile course from parallel U.S. 301 north to SR 1793 (Pope Road) at Dunn. The $708.9 million expansion and modernization of I-95 north from Cumberland County to I-401 will upgrade the parclo B2 interchange (Exit 70) with SR 1811 to improve ramp geometry. Photo taken 07/28/13.
Forthcoming Exit 71 serves interests to Averasboro Civil War Battleground and Edgerton Industrial Park to the northwest of Interstate 95. Photo taken 07/28/13.
Long Branch Road (SR 1002) meets Interstate 95 at a diamond interchange (Exit 71) in one mile. SR 1002 continues south of Harnett County as Spring Branch Road into rural areas. Work starting in 2019 will realign and extend the ramps at Exit 71. Photo taken 07/28/13.
Long Branch Road (SR 1002) intersects U.S. 301 and Arrowhead Road (SR 1780) 0.74 miles to the west of Exit 71 west of I-95. U.S. 301 north travels north from there into the city of Dunn along Clinton Avenue. Photo taken 07/28/13.
Bud Hawkins Road (SR 1811) returns to Interstate 95 as the east side frontage road. Interstate Drive (SR 1837) and Elm Street Extension (SR 1785) run along the west side. Photo taken 07/28/13.
Spring Branch Road (SR 1793) heads south from Pope Street and Wilmington Avenue in the Dunn street grid to become Pope Road at Interstate 95 (Exit 72). Photo taken 07/28/13.
U.S. 421 & N.C. 55 (East Cumberland Street) meets I-95 at the succeeding interchange southeast of Downtown Dunn. The two routes overlap 5.1 miles west to the town of Erwin. Photo taken 07/28/13.
Exit 72 departs Interstate 95 northbound for Spring Branch Road (SR 1793) north to Dunn and Pope Road south to Long Branch Road (SR 1002). Photo taken 07/28/13.
Auxiliary lanes accompany I-95 between the Pope Road entrance ramp and the U.S. 421 & N.C. 55 off-ramp (Exit 73). Starting in 2020, eight lane expansion of Interstate 95 north to I-40 will consolidate Exits 72 and 73 into a split diamond interchange. Photo taken 07/28/13.
Exit 73 leaves I-95 north for U.S. 421 & N.C. 55 (Cumberland Street) north to Dunn and Campbell University. U.S. 421 & N.C. 55 south part ways in 0.25 miles. N.C. 55 extends east 13 miles to Interstate 40, 15 miles to Newton Grove and ultimately to Oriental on Pamlico Sound. U.S. 421 south travels ten miles to Spivey&aposs Corner (U.S. 13) and 24 miles to Clinton (U.S. 701). Photo taken 07/28/13.
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Interstate 95 continues six miles north to Benson and 49 miles to Wilson. Photos taken 07/28/13.
Jonesboro Road (SR 1808) heads east from Carolina Drive and crosses paths with Interstate 95 at Exit 75. SR 1801 measures 4.74 miles in length from U.S. 301 (Granville Street) in Dunn to the Johnston County line at Mingo Swamp. Photo taken 07/28/13.
2020-24 widening of I-95 at Exit 75 will widen the foot print of the diamond interchange (Exit 75) with Jonesboro Road and realign Jerry Carr Road (SR 1836), the west side frontage road. Photo taken 07/28/13.
The new northbound entrance ramp will displace a portion of George Perry Lee Road (SR 1841), which ties into the on-ramp ahead of this confirming marker. The west side frontage road (Sadler Road / SR 1835) will be eliminated beyond Weeks Road to accommodate the realigned southbound off-ramp at Exit 77. Photo taken 07/28/13.
A diamond interchange joins Interstate 95 with Hodges Chapel Road (SR 1709) in one mile. Hodges Chapel Road travels 2.3 miles north from Jonesboro Road to U.S. 301 near the Johnston County line. Photo taken 07/28/13.
Hodges Chapel Road (SR 1709) parallels Mingo Swamp northward from Exit 77 to U.S. 301 (Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Highway) and N.C. 27 outside Benson along a 4.59 mile long course. Photo taken 07/28/13.
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Interstate 95 crosses Mingo Swamp and enters Johnston County. Photos taken 07/28/13.


 

Sources:

  1. I-95 Widening North of Fayetteville. North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT), project overview. Accessed December 20, 2018.


Photo Credits:

07/28/13 by AARoads

Page Updated 12-20-2018.