North Carolina Highway 43

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NC 43 marker

NC 43
Route information
Maintained by NCDOT
Length: 119.8 mi (192.8 km)
Existed: 1928[1] – present
Major junctions
South end: US 70 in New Bern
  US 70 in New Bern
US 13 in Greenville
US 264 in Greenville
US 301 in Rocky Mount
US 64 in Rocky Mount
I‑95 in Dortches
North end: NC 58 near Warrenton
Location
Counties: Craven, Pitt, Edgecombe, Nash, Halifax, Warren
Highway system
NC 42 NC 44

NC 43 is one of the longer state highways in North Carolina. It connects many towns in the Coastal Plain region.[1]

Route description[edit]

History[edit]

Major intersections[edit]

County Location Mile Destinations Notes
Craven New Bern 0.0 US 70 – Dover, Havelock Southern terminus
2.1 NC 55 (Neuse Boulevard) – Kinston, Bridgeton
10.9 US 17 south – New Bern, Bridgeton South end of concurrency with US 17
Vanceboro 14.3
US 17 north / US 17 Bus. – Chocowinity, Washington
North end of concurrency with US 17; South end of concurrency with Business US 17
16.4
US 17 Bus. north (Main Street)
South end of concurrency with Business US 17
16.9 NC 118 west – Grifton Eastern terminus of NC 118
Pitt Clayroot 26.2 NC 102 – Ayden, Chocowinity
Greenville 40.3
US 264 Alt. east (Greenville Boulevard)
South end of concurrency with Alternate US 264
42.6
US 264 Alt. west (Greenville Boulevard) / NC 11 south / NC 903 south (Memorial Drive) – Ayden, Snow Hill
North end of concurrency with Alternate US 264; South end of concurrency with NC 11/903
44.6 US 13 south (Dickinson Avenue) – Snow Hill South end of concurrency with US 13
45.6 US 13 north / NC 11 north / NC 903 north (Memorial Drive) – Bethel, Stokes North end of concurrency with US 13 and NC 11/903
48.1 US 264 (Martin Luther King Jr. Highway) – Farmville, Washington Diamond interchange
Bruce 52.6 NC 121 south – Farmville Northern terminus of NC 121
Falkland 54.1 NC 222 east – Belvoir South end of concurrency with NC 222
55.1 NC 222 west (West Avenue) – Fountain North end of concurrency with NC 222
Edgecombe 62.1 NC 42 east – Conetoe South end of concurrency with NC 42
62.2 NC 124 west – Macclesfield Eastern terminus of NC 124
Pinetops 63.3 US 258 – Fountain, Tarboro
65.3 NC 122 (2nd Street) – Macclesfield, Tarboro
65.4 NC 42 west (Hamlet Street) – Wilson North end of concurrency with NC 42
67.0 NC 111 (Saratoga Road) – Saratoga, Tarboro
78.2
NC 43 Bus. north (Cokey Road)
Southern terminus of Business NC 43
Nash Rocky Mount 80.6 US 64 east – Tarboro South end of concurrency with US 64; Diamond interchange
82.4 NC 97 – Zebulon, Wendell Partial cloverleaf interchange
83.0
US 301 Bus. (Church Street/Centura Highway)
Partial cloverleaf interchange
83.8
US 64 east / NC 48 south / NC 43 Bus. south (Benvenue Road) – Nashville
North end of concurrency with US 64; South end of concurrency with NC 48; Northern terminus of Business NC 43; Partial cloverleaf interchange
84.4 US 301 (Wesleyan Boulevard) – Sharpsburg, Battleboro Partial cloverleaf interchange
85.0 NC 48 north (Gold Rock Road) – Brinkleyville, Pleasant Hill North end of concurrency with NC 48
Dortches 88.7 I‑95 – Wilson, Roanoke Rapids Diamond interchange; Exit 141
Halifax 106.2 NC 561 west – Centerville, Louisburg South end of concurrency with NC 561
Hollister 108.2 NC 561 east – Brinkleyville, Halifax North end of concurrency with NC 561
Warren Liberia 119.8 NC 58 – Centerville, Castalia, Warrenton Northern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Bannered routes[edit]

Rocky Mount business loop[edit]


NC 43 Business
Location: Rocky Mount, North Carolina
Length: 5.1 mi[2] (8.2 km)
Existed: 2001–present

North Carolina Highway 43 Business (NC 43 Bus) was established in 2001, when NC 43 was rerouted to bypass north of downtown Rocky Mount. The business loop travels along Cokey Road, Fairview Road, Grand Avenue, Grace Street and Falls Road.[3]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ a b NC Roads Annex: NC 43
  2. ^ Google Inc. "NC 43 Business - Rocky Mount, North Carolina". Google Maps (Map). Cartography by Google, Inc. https://maps.google.com/maps?saddr=Springfield+Rd&daddr=35.9258806,-77.7746236+to:Benvenue+Rd&hl=en&ll=35.940282,-77.771873&spn=0.060179,0.111494&sll=35.935834,-77.772474&sspn=0.060183,0.111494&geocode=FSQGJAId-4Rd-w%3BFXgvJAId4UBd-yk3Iw0wRIauiTHdfw5HnorflA%3BFejFJAIdEclc-w&mra=dpe&mrsp=1&sz=14&via=1&t=p&z=14. Retrieved May 13, 2014.
  3. ^ "Route Change (2001-10-26)" (PDF). North Carolina Department of Transportation. October 26, 2001. Retrieved May 13, 2014. 

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