U.S. 501

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U.S. 501 begins in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. U.S. 15/501 combine in Laurinburg and commingle for two thirds of their course in North Carolina north to Durham. The two routes upgrade to a four lane, divided highway north from U.S. 64 along the Pittsboro bypass to Chapel Hill. Through Chapel Hill, U.S. 15/501 (Fordham Boulevard) bypass the city center and the University of North Carolina along an arterial bypass. The old alignment enters Downtown along NC 86 and E Franklin Street.

Beyond Durham, U.S. 15 generally follows I-85 northeast to Oxford, then turns north toward Virginia. U.S. 501 traces a route north to Roxboro and South Boston, Virginia, before turning northwest toward Lynchburg and Buena Vista, where it ends.

U.S. 501 North Carolina Guides

    Connect with:
    Interstate 40
    Interstate 74
    Interstate 85
    U.S. 15
    U.S. 64
    U.S. 70
    U.S. 401

    Page Updated 06-08-2010.