U.S. 13

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U.S. 13 originates in North Carolina at the exchange joining Interstate 95 with NC 295 (Fayetteville Outer Loop) at Eastover in Cumberland County. Following a 189 mile course, U.S. 13 travel northeast to the Virginia state line at Suffolk.

U.S. 13 branches east from the I-95 corridor outside Fayetteville to Spivey's Corner (U.S. 421) and Newton Grove (U.S. 701). U.S. 13 spans Interstate 40 with no direct access outside Newton Grove.

Eastward toward Goldsboro, U.S. 13 combines with U.S. 117 for 6.13 miles into the city. Along with U.S. 70, U.S. 13/117 follow part of an older bypass freeway encircling Downtown Goldsboro. U.S. 13 separates from the freeway along Berkeley Boulevard northeast en route to the Greene County seat of Snow Hill.

North from Snow Hill, U.S. 13 overlaps with U.S. 258 for 6.45 miles. U.S. 258 continues north to Farmville while U.S. 13 turns east again to the city of Greenville. U.S. 264 encircles Greenville along a partial freeway bypass while U.S. 13 stays west of Downtown along Memorial Drive to Pitt-Greenville Airport (PGV). U.S. 13 extends north from an exchange with U.S. 264 to Bethel and Future I-87/U.S. 64.

Future Interstate 87 overlays all of U.S. 64 east from Knightdale to Williamston. U.S. 13 combines with the freeway for 17.98 miles east to Sycamore Street in Williamston, where U.S. 64 splits east toward the Outer Banks. U.S. 17 joins Future I-87 at the prior interchange north from Washington and extends the I-87 corridor northeast to Hampton Roads, Virginia.

U.S. 13/17 overlap 14.47 miles north to a freeway bypass of Windsor. U.S. 17 turns east there to Edenton while U.S. 13 shifts onto a rural two lane highway north to Ahoskie. Continuing to Winton, U.S. 13 combines with U.S. 158 for 6.63 miles across the Chowan River into Gates County. Construction (project R-5311) starting in Summer 2021 will realign and upgrade U.S. 13 into a four lane freeway from north of Ahoskie to Winton. The freeway will extend southwest along NC 11 to NC 561.

U.S. 13 Business Routes

  • Bethel - 2.94 miles along side N.C. 11 on Main Street.
  • Windsor - 2.17 miles along U.S. 17, Granville Street and King Street.

U.S. 13 North Carolina Guides

U.S. 13 North
U.S. 13 northbound previously began at a diamond interchange with Interstate 95 near Eastover. This exchange was replaced with construction of the Fayetteville Outer Loop (I-295). Photo taken 08/07/00.
U.S. 13 commences northbound from the end of NC 295 at the cloverstack interchange with Interstate 95 in Eastover. Photo taken 12/13/17.
Pembroke Lane (SR 1933) connects NC 295 / U.S. 13 with U.S. 301 in Eastover. Photo taken 12/21/18.
Pembroke Lane (SR 1933) arcs 0.84 miles east from U.S. 301 (Dunn Road) to U.S. 13 north and NC 295 south. Photo taken 01/01/17.
A handful of traveler services line U.S. 13 (Goldsboro Road) by the exchange with I-95 and Pembroke Lane (SR 1933). Photo taken 01/01/17.
U.S. 13 U.S. 117 NC Highway 581 North
U.S. 13/117 split with NC 581 in a half mile for an expressway bypass of central Goldsboro. Photo taken 12/14/17.
U.S. 13/117-NC 581 north at W Elm Street (SR 2052). Photo taken 12/14/17.
NC 581 extends north 0.49 miles from U.S. 13/117 to NC 581 Connector at W Ash Street. Photo taken 12/14/17.
U.S. 13/117 shift east and parallel NC 581 and NC 581 Connector north to U.S. 70 and U.S. 70 Business west of Downtown Goldsboro. Photo taken 12/14/17.
NC 581 north to NC 581 Connector leads directly onto Interstate 795 to Wilson and U.S. 264/Future I-587 west to Raleigh. Photo taken 12/14/17.
U.S. 13 NC Highway 11 NC Highway 903 North

U.S. 13/NC 11-903 proceed north from NC 33 into a folded diamond interchange with U.S. 264 (Martin Luther King, Jr. Highway).
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U.S. 264 bypasses Greenville to the west along a freeway to Future I-587 and Wilson.
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U.S. 264 extends west from Greenville to Wilson, Zebulon and I-87/440-U.S. 64 at Raleigh.
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NC 903 branches northeast from U.S. 13/NC 11 to Stokes.
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NC 903 meets U.S. 13 again in 16.3 miles at Robersonville.
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U.S. 13 NC Highway 11 North


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U.S. 13/NC 11 continue nine miles north to the town of Bethel from Staton Mill Road (SR 1514).
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U.S. 13/NC 11 north of the intersection with Allpine-Taylor Road (SR 1424) north and Futrell-Robson Road (SR 1522) south.
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Mileage sign for Bethel posted beyond Pug Moore Road (SR 1572).
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NC 30 constitutes a 15.05 mile long highway southeast from U.S. 13/NC 11 to U.S. 264 west of Washington.
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U.S. 13/NC 11 proceed 0.32 miles from NC 30 to split with U.S. 13-NC 11 Business into Bethel.
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U.S. 13/NC 11 bypass Bethel along a controlled access expressway to the east.
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U.S. 13/NC 11 intersect Package Craft Road (SR 1500) west into Bethel at Big Oak Road.
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A grade separated intersection joins U.S. 13/NC 11 with U.S. 64 Alternate (E Washington Street).
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The rural town of Parmele lies three miles to the east along U.S. 64 Alternate.
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House Road (SR 1501) links U.S. 13-NC 11 Business with U.S. 13/NC 11 ahead of this shield assembly.
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U.S. 13 NC Highway 11 North

U.S. 13/NC 11 converge with U.S. 13-NC 11 Business one mile north of Bethel.
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U.S. 13/NC 11 enter a diamond interchange (Exit 496) with U.S. 64/Future I-87 just 0.48 miles north of the Pitt County line.
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Roberson School Road (SR 1527) intersects U.S. 13/NC 11 on the south side of the exchange with U.S. 64.
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The previous sign assembly at the eastbound entrance ramp to U.S. 64 acknowledged the continuation of U.S. 13 north.
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U.S. 64/Future I-87 run east to U.S. 17 at Williamston and west to Tarboro, Rocky Mount and Raleigh.
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U.S. 13 North U.S. 64 East

U.S. 13 overlaps with U.S. 64 east along Future I-87 to Robersonville, Everetts and Williamston.
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NC 903 (N Main Street) meets U.S. 13/64 on the north side of Robersonville at Exit 502.
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North from Exit 502, NC 903 combines with NC 125 en route to the town of Hamilton.
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U.S. 64 Alternate crosses paths with U.S. 13/64 leading east into the town of Everetts.
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NC 125 (Prison Camp Road) angles northeast from Exit 512 to U.S. 64 Alternate in the town of Williamston.
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U.S. 17 combines with U.S. 13/64 north from Washington at Exit 514.
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U.S. 13 U.S. 17 North U.S. 64 East

The speed limit reduces to 55 miles per hour as U.S. 13-17-64 advance north to the freeway end at U.S. 64 Alternate.
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U.S. 64 splits with U.S. 13/17 north for the Outer Banks.
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U.S. 64 continues east to Plymouth, Columbia, Manteo and Whalebone in Dare County.
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U.S. 13 NC Highway 11 South

U.S. 13 combines with NC 11 south from U.S. 64. U.S. 13-NC 11 Business split to the immediate south to Bethel.
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U.S. 13-NC 11 Business run 2.94 miles south along Main Street through the town of Bethel.
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Shifting to the east into northern Pitt County, U.S. 13 bypasses Bethel.
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U.S. 13 U.S. 117 NC Highway 581 South

NC 581 overlaps with U.S. 13/117 south for 2.35 miles to Arrington Bridge Road.
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U.S. 13/117-NC 581 cross a North Carolina Railroad line at-grade ahead of this shield assembly.
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Elm Street (SR 2052) connects with U.S. 117 Business (S George Street) 0.63 miles to the east.
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U.S. 13 South

U.S. 13 (Goldsboro Road) southbound at the intersection with S River School Road (SR 1825).
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Wade-Stedman Road (SR 1815) ties into U.S. 13 (Goldsboro Road) ahead of this reassurance shield. Wade-Stedman Road formerly continued south from here, but was realigned to a new intersection to the southwest.
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U.S. 13 heads west to the town of Eastover.
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Pembroke Lane (SR 1933) connects the south end of U.S. 13 with U.S. 301 (Dunn Road) in Eastover.
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A parclo interchange joins U.S. 13 (Goldsboro Road) with Interstate 95 below a flyover linking NC 295 north with I-95 north.
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NC 295 (Fayetteville Outer Loop) begins opposite the southern terminus of U.S. 13 above I-95.
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Interstate 95 bypasses Fayetteville to the south en route to Lumberton and Florence, South Carolina from U.S. 13/NC 295.
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U.S. 13 Business NC 11 Business North
U.S. 13-NC Business (Main Street) leave the town of Bethel north of House Road (SR 1501). Photo taken 12/14/17.
The town of Oak City lies 12 miles to the north of Bethel along NC 11 at NC 111 and NC 125. U.S. 13/NC 11 converge again north of Ahoskie. Photo taken 12/14/17.
U.S. 13-NC 11 Business cross into southern Edgecombe County north of Cherry Lane (SR 1436). Photo taken 12/14/17.
U.S. 13-NC 11 Business conclude an unmarked intersection with U.S. 13/NC 11 just south of U.S. 64/Future I-87. Photo taken 12/14/17.



Photo Credits:

12/14/17 by AARoads

Connect with:
Interstate 95
Highway 295
U.S. 17
U.S. 64
U.S. 70
U.S. 117
U.S. 158
U.S. 264
U.S. 421

Page Updated 08-05-2020.