North Carolina Highway 45

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NC 45 marker

NC 45
Route information
Maintained by NCDOT
Length: 121.7 mi[1] (195.9 km)
Existed: 1940 – present
Major junctions
South end: NC 12 in Ocracoke
  US 264 in Swan Quarter
US 17 near Merry Hill
North end: US 13 / US 158 near Winton
Location
Counties: Hyde, Beaufort, Washington, Bertie, Hertford
Highway system
NC 44 NC 46

North Carolina Highway 45 (NC 45) is a primary state highway in the state of North Carolina. The highway traverses north-south, from Ocracoke to Winton.

Route description[edit]

NC 45 starts at the ferry terminal at Ocracoke, connecting with NC 12, it traverses across the Pamlico Sound along the Swan Quarter-Ocracoke Ferry. At Swan Quarter, it continues at a northwesterly direction; merging with several highways along the way, including US 264, NC 99, NC 32, US 64, NC 308, and NC 461. North of Plymouth, it parallels west of the Chowan River before reaching its northern terminus at US 13/US 158, near Winton.

History[edit]

On May 1, 2013, NC 45 was extended south from Swan Quarter to its current southern terminus in Ocracoke, crossing over the Pamlico Sound along the Swan Quarter-Ocracoke Ferry. NC 45 does not traverse beyond the ferry terminal.[2]

Junction list[edit]

County Location Mile[1] km Destinations Notes
Hyde Ocracoke 0.0 0.0 NC 12 Southern terminus ends at terminal
Pamlico Sound 0.2 0.3 Swan Quarter-Ocracoke Ferry
Swan Quarter 31.3 50.4 NC 94 north (Main Street) to US 264 east – Columbia
33.5 53.9 US 264 east – Manteo South end of US 264 overlap
  48.7 78.4 US 264 west – Belhaven North end of US 264 overlap
Beaufort Union Grove 59.1 95.1 NC 99 south (Pungo Road) – Pantego South end of NC 99 overlap
Washington   70.3 113.1 NC 32 south / NC 99 – Washington South end of NC 32 and north end of NC 99 overlap
  73.6 118.4 NC 32 north (Washington Street) – Plymouth North end of NC 32 overlap
  77.0 123.9 US 64 west / NC 32 south – Plymouth, Williamston West end of US 64 and south end of NC 32 overlap
  77.3 124.4 US 64 east / NC 32 north – Roper, Columbia East end of US 64 and north end of NC 32 overlap
  78.8 126.8 NC 308 east (Mackeys Road) – Mackeys East end of NC 308 overlap
Bertie   82.7 133.1 NC 308 west (Cooper Hill Road) – Windsor West end of NC 308 overlap
  99.7 160.5 US 17 – Windsor, Williamston, Edenton, Hertford
Colerain 102.6 165.1 NC 42 west (River Street) – Powellsville, Ahoskie
Hertford Harrellsville 110.9 178.5 NC 561 west – Ahoskie, Rich Square
  116.2 187.0 NC 461 east (Farmers Chemical Road) East end of NC 461 overlap
Winton 120.8 194.4 NC 461 west (Old Highway 13) – Ahoskie West end of NC 461 overlap
121.7 195.9 US 13 / US 158 – Ahoskie, Murfreesboro, Sunbury
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

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