North Carolina Highway 132

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NC 132 marker

NC 132
College Road
Route information
Maintained by NCDOT
Length: 15.3 mi (24.6 km)
Existed: 1958 – present
Major junctions
North end: US 117 / NC 133 in Castle Hayne
  US 76 in east Wilmington
US 74 in west Wilmington
I‑40 in north Wilmington
US 117 in south Wilmington
I‑140 / US 17 near Castle Hayne
South end: US 421 near Carolina Beach
Location
Counties: New Hanover
Highway system
NC 131 NC 133

NC 132 is a North Carolina State Highway entirely within New Hanover County. It travels from US 117/NC 133 south to the eastern terminus of Interstate 40 (exit 420).

Route description[edit]

NC 132 begins at US 421 north of Myrtle Grove. NC 132 heads north towards UNC Wilmington from US 421. NC 132 starts a concurrency with US 117 south of US 76. NC 132/US 117 intersects US 76 at one of the busiest intersections in Wilmington. NC 132/ US 117 continues west of UNC Wilmington. NC 132/US 117 intersects US 17 Business with an at grade exit. NC 132/US 117 intersects US 74 (Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway) at a stoplight. NC 132/US 117 continues onto Interstate 40 very shortly before exiting off Exit 420. NC 132/US 117 parallels Interstate 40 until NC 132 reaches its terminus in Castle Hayne.

History[edit]

NC 132 was born in 1958 as new routing running the same way it does currently. In 1983 NC 132 was rerouted along new freeway from Exit 420 to US 117 near Wallace. In 1984 NC 132 was removed from the freeway routing and was placed back on the same routing it has currently. The freeway was renumbered as Interstate 40. [1]


Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in New Hanover County.

Location Mile km Destinations Notes
Monkey Junction 0.0 0.0 US 421 (Carolina Beach Rd.) – Clinton, Carolina Beach Southern terminus
Wilmington 2.2 3.5 US 117 south (Shipyard Blvd.) – State Port South end of US 117 overlap
4.3 6.9 US 76 (Oleander Dr.) – Wilmington, Whiteville, Wrightsville Beach
8.4 13.5
US 17 Bus. (Market St.) – Ogden, Wilmington
10.5 16.9 US 74 (Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway) – Wilmington, Whiteville, Wrightsville Beach
13.2 21.2 I‑40 west – Burgaw Eastern terminus of I-40
Castle Hayne 15.3 24.6 US 117 / NC 133 north (Castle Hayne Rd.) – Castle Hayne Northern terminus; North end of US 117 overlap.
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.vahighways.com/ncannex/route-log/nc132.html

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