North Carolina Highway 145

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NC 145 marker

NC 145
Route information
Maintained by NCDOT
Length: 13.6 mi[2] (21.9 km)
Existed: 1961[1] – present
Major junctions
South end: SC 145 at the SC line
North end: US 74 near Pee Dee
Location
Counties: Anson
Highway system
NC 144 NC 146

North Carolina Highway 145 is a primary state highway in the U.S. state of North Carolina. It runs from the South Carolina state line to US 74, in Anson County.

Route description[edit]

A two-lane rural highway, it traverses 13.6 miles (21.9 km), starting at the South Carolina state line, going through the town of Morven, and ending at US 74, just north of Pee Dee community.

History[edit]

Established in 1961, NC 145 was a renumbering of NC 85. The route has not changed since its inception.[1]

North Carolina Highway 85[edit]

NC 85
Location: SC State LinePee Dee, NC
Length: 13.6 mi[3] (21.9 km)
Existed: 1937–1961

North Carolina Highway 85 (NC 85) was established in 1937 as a renumbering of NC 802. Around 1947, NC 85 was realigned onto new road, bypassing the Cairo community. In 1961, NC 85 was renumbered to NC 145 because of the I-85 designation.[4]

North Carolina Highway 802[edit]

NC 802
Location: SC State LinePee Dee, NC
Length: 13.6 mi[5] (21.9 km)
Existed: 1921–1925

North Carolina Highway 802 (NC 802) was established as a new primary routing in either 1929 or 1930 as an auxiliary route of NC 80 (today US 52), in Morven. It traversed from SC 95 (today SC 145) at the state line, going northeast through Cairo and Pee Dee, to US 74/NC 20. In 1937, both North and South Carolina agreed to renumber NC 802 and SC 95 to 85.[6]

Junction list[edit]

The entire route is in Anson County.

Location Mile[2] Destinations Notes
Morven 4.5 US 52 – McFarlan, Wadesboro
13.6 US 74 – Rockingham, Wadesboro NC 145 ends
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


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