North Carolina 24 & 27 share 108 miles of pavement through the south central part of the state. The tandem generally travel a rural path, cutting a swath through Uwharrie National Forest on one stretch. Westward toward Charlotte, the highways follow a four-lane route from Albemarle to Mint Hill.

North Carolina 24 & 27 Highway Guides

Interstate 40 & North Carolina 24 west
North Carolina 24 meanwhile shares a nine-mile route with Interstate 40 west around Warsaw. Photo taken 06/01/05.
U.S. 117 again crosses Interstate 40 at the Exit 369 folded-diamond interchange. Photo taken 06/01/05.
U.S. 117 continues north from Magnolia to Exit 369 and three miles directly into Warsaw. This is the final meeting with Interstate 40. Photo taken 06/01/05.
North Carolina 24 splits with Interstate 40 west for its original route west to Turkey, Elliott, and Clinton. North Carolina 24 Business follows the old route (College Street) east to North Carolina 50 (Memorial Drive). North Carolina 50 otherwise merges with U.S. 117 north through Bowdens and Faison.
A rest area for Interstate 40 travelers lies within the median of the freeway at the diamond interchange (Exit 364) for North Carolina 24. Access to the facility is only available from the state route however. Photo taken 06/01/05.

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06/01/05 by AARoads

Page Updated 04-27-2009.