Interstate 95 North - Wilson County

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Interstate 95 North
North Carolina 42 travels east-west between Clayton and Wilson, crossing paths with Interstate 95 at a diamond interchange (Exit 116) in 1.5 miles. Photo taken 07/28/13.
One mile out from Exit 116 to N.C. 42 on I-95 north at Contentnea Creek. N.C. 42 travels a long distance between Asheboro and Colerain. Closer to Wilson, the state route meets Rock Ridge and Buckhorn Crossroads west of the freeway. Photo taken 07/28/13.
Exit 116 leaves Interstate 95 north for North Carolina 42. The state route meets the U.S. 264 freeway two miles to the east ahead of western reaches of Wilson and Tarboro Street. Photo taken 07/28/13.
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A full cloverleaf interchange (Exits 119A/B) joins I-95, I-795 and U.S. 264 (Future I-587) west of Wilson in two miles. U.S. 264 overall comprises an intrastate route between Raleigh and Manns Harbor. I-795 (formerly U.S. 117) begins at I-95 and follows U.S. 264 four miles east to a separate freeway south of Wilson. Photo taken 06/25/05. Second photo taken 07/28/13.
A roadway split precedes the St. Rose Church Road overpass at Fillmore along Interstate 95 north. Photo taken 07/28/13.
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One mile south of Exit 119 on Interstate 95 north. The western portion of U.S. 264 overlaps with U.S. 64 (Future I-87) along a freeway from Zebulon west to I-440 at Raleigh. Eastward, U.S. 264 extends to U.S. 13 at Greenville along future I-587. Photo taken 06/25/05. Second photo taken 07/28/13.
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A collector distributor roadway separates from I-95 northbound at the Old Raleigh Road overpass for U.S. 264 and I-795 south (Exit 119). I-795 replaced U.S. 117 south to Goldsboro on October 3, 2007. Prior to that time, U.S. 117 overlapped with U.S. 264 west from Wilson to end at I-95. Photo taken 06/25/05. Second photo taken 07/28/13.
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Exit 119A departs the c/d roadway for U.S. 264 east to Wilson and Greenville and I-795 south to Freemont and Pikeville. U.S. 117 parallels I-795 south from U.S. 301 at Wilson to Goldsboro. Photo taken 06/25/05. Second photo taken 07/28/13.
U.S. 264 (Future I-587) westbound continues to Baily, Middlesex and Zebulon before merging with U.S. 64 and I-87 en route to Knightdale and Raleigh. Photo taken 07/28/13.
Forthcoming U.S. 264 Alternate (Raleigh Road) meets I-95 at a diamond interchange (Exit 121) near Finch Mill. Following the original U.S. 264 alignment, the bannered route travels east from Exit 36 through Wilson to Exit 51. Photo taken 06/25/05.
Signs for Exit 121 were changed following completion of the U.S. 264 freeway east from Interstate 95, where Greenville was replaced with Sims. Sims lies four miles to the west beyond U.S. 264. Photo taken 12/16/07.
Exit 121 departs Interstate 95 north for U.S. 264 Alternate (Raleigh Road). Downtown Wilson is a six-mile drive to the east. U.S. 264 Alternate east also connects I-95 with Barton College, Wilson Technical Community College and Wilson Municipal Airport. Photo taken 12/16/07.
A look at Exit 121 before the signing of Sims. Photo taken 06/01/05.



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Photo Credits:

  • 06/01/05 by AARoads.
  • 06/25/05 by Carter Buchanan.
  • 12/16/07 by AARoads.
  • 07/28/13 by AARoads.

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U.S. 264

Page Updated 10-07-2013.