An intrastate highway, U.S. 264 provides an alternate route from Raleigh to the Outer Banks of North Carolina. U.S. 264 measures 215.75 miles in length from I-87/440-U.S. 64 (Cliff Benson Beltline) in Raleigh to U.S. 64 near Manns Harbor. Prior to 2003, U.S. 264 overlapped with U.S. 64 east from Manns Harbor to Manteo and Whalebone Junction.
U.S. 264 North Carolina Guides
U.S. 264 follows a freeway east from the split with U.S. 64 (Future I-87) at Zebulon to Wilson and Greenville. I-587 overlaps with U.S. 264 east 37.07 miles from I-95/795 at Wilson to NC 11 (Greenville Bypass) outside Greenville. The remainder west of I-95/795 will eventually be upgraded to Interstate 587. The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) conditionally approved the establishment of I-587 from I-95/795 east to NC 11 at Greenville at the Spring 2021 Meeting. The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) followed with approval of I-587 in November 2021.
U.S. 264/Future I-587 converge with U.S. 264 Alternate on the western outskirts of Wilson at Exit 36.
A six-ramp parclo interchange (Exit 37) joins U.S. 264 with U.S. 264 ALT west of I-95 and Lamm.
U.S. 264 Alternate heads east from the town of Sims to a six-ramp parclo interchange with U.S. 264 at Exit 36.
U.S. 264 arcs southward across U.S. 264 Alternate toward the exchange with I-95 and I-795 outside Wilson.
Crossing over U.S. 264, U.S. 264 Alternate approaches the westbound entrance ramp for Future I-587 to Zebulon.
Claudie Road (SR 1215), an old alignment of U.S. 264, ties into U.S. 264 Alternate ahead of this sign assembly.
U.S. 264 Alternate (Raleigh Road Parkway) east at SR 1001 (Lamm Road) in the community of Lamm.
12/14/17 by AARoads
Page Updated 08-13-2021.