A north-south route, N.C. 8 travels through central portions of the state between New London and the Virginia state line near Lawsonville. Measuring 93 miles, the state route overlays portions of U.S. 52 / Interstate 285 and the I-74 corridor north from Lexington to Winston-Salem. N.C. 8 forms a multi-state route with Virginia 8, which extends nearly 56 miles north to Floyd and Christiansburg.


North Carolina 8 north
An Interstate 85 trailblazer stands along N.C. 8 at Oakdale Road as the arterial becomes more commercialized through south Lexington. Photo taken 06/01/12.
A folded diamond interchange joins N.C. 8 (Cotton Grove Road) with Interstate 85 adjacent to a CSX Railroad line. Photo taken 06/01/12.
Interstate 85 leaves Lexington for Thomasville, High Point and Greensboro over the course of the next 30 miles. Photo taken 06/01/12.
North Carolina 8 south
Reassurance marker for North Carolina 8 posted Interstate 85 on the south side of Lexington. Photo taken 06/01/12.
North Carolina 8 parallels a CSX Railroad line from High Rock Lake northward to Southmont, Cotton Grove and Lexington. The state route formally enters the city limits at the CSX Railroad underpass, 0.75 miles south of I-85. Photo taken 06/01/12.



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06/01/12 by AARoads

Connect with:
Interstate 40
Interstate 85
U.S. 52
U.S. 311

Page Updated 01-31-2013.