North Carolina Highway 308

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NC 308
Route information
Maintained by NCDOT
Length: 52.9 mi[1] (85.1 km)
Existed: 1933 – present
Major junctions
West end: US 258 / NC 561 near Rich Square
  US 13 / US 17 in Windsor
East end: NC 32 in Pleasant Grove
Location
Counties: Northampton, Bertie, Washington
Highway system
NC 307 US 311

North Carolina Highway 308 (NC 308) is a primary state highway in the U.S. state of North Carolina. It serves mainly to connect the city of Windsor to communities and towns in eastern Bertie County.

Route description[edit]

NC 308 is a two-lane rural highway that traverses 52.9 miles (85.1 km), from US 258/NC 561, near Rich Square, to NC 32, in Pleasant Grove. The highway provides a direct link for Roxobel, Kelford, and Lewiston Woodville to Windsor, which is the county seat of Bertie County. Continuing east, it crosses the Roanoke River, in concurrency with NC 45, then connects the communities of Westover and Mackeys, before ending at NC 32 in Pleasant Grove.

Scenic byways[edit]

Edenton-Windsor Loop is an 87-mile (140 km) is a double loop byway connecting the cities of Edenton and Windsor. NC 308 covers 24.8-mile (39.9 km) of the loop, from Windsor to Pleasant Grove. The byway is noted for historical homes in Edenton, the Sans Souci Ferry, the scenic river and coastal views, and history.[2]

History[edit]

Established in 1933 as a new primary routing, it went from US 258/NC 12, near Rich Square, to NC 30 (today's US 13 Business), at Granville Street in Windsor. In 1975, NC 308 was extended east to NC 45. Between 1980-1982, NC 308 was extended again to its current eastern terminus in Pleasant Grove.[3]

Junction list[edit]

County Location Mile[1] km Destinations Notes
Northampton   0.0 0.0 US 258 / NC 561 – Rich Square, Scotland Neck
Bertie Lewiston Woodville 12.4 20.0 NC 11 / NC 42 – Oak City, Aulander, Ahoskie
Windsor 27.3 43.9 US 13 / US 17 – Williamston, Ahoskie, Edenton
28.1 45.2
US 13 Bus. south (Granville Street)
South end of US 13 Business overlap
28.4 45.7
US 13 Bus. north (King Street)
North end of US 13 Business overlap
28.8 46.3
US 17 Bus. south (Water Street) – Williamston
South end of US 17 Business overlap
30.0 48.3
US 17 Bus. north (King Street) – Edenton
North end of US 17 Business overlap
  38.4 61.8 Sans Souci Road To Sans Souci Ferry
  41.8 67.3 NC 45 north – Colerain North end of NC 45 overlap
Washington   45.7 73.5 NC 45 south – Plymouth South end of NC 45 overlap
Pleasant Grove 52.9 85.1 NC 32 – Roper, Edenton
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Bannered routes[edit]

Windsor truck route[edit]


NC 308 Truck
Location: Windsor, North Carolina
Length: 2.5 mi[4] (4.0 km)

NC 308 Truck is a 2.5-mile (4.0 km) route that bypasses southeast of downtown Windsor. It overlaps at first with US 13 and US 17, then with US 17 Business.

The entire route is in Windsor, Bertie County.

Mile[4] km Destinations Notes
0.0 0.0 US 13 north / US 17 north / NC 308 – Ahoskie North end of US 13/17 overlap
1.5 2.4
US 13 south / US 17 south / US 13 Bus. / US 17 Bus. – Williamston
South end of both US 13/17 and US 13/17 business overlap
1.7 2.7
US 13 Bus. north (Granville Street)
North end of US 13 business overlap
2.5 4.0
US 17 Bus. north / NC 308 (King Street)
North end of US 17 business overlap
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

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