North Carolina Highway 58

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NC 58 marker

NC 58
Route information
Maintained by NCDOT
Length: 176 mi (283 km)
Existed: 1920s[1] – present
Major junctions
North end:
US 401 / US 158 Bus. near Warrenton
  NC 561 in Centerville

Future I‑495 / US 64 near Nashville
I‑95 near Nashville
NC 42 in Wilson
US 301 in Wilson
US 264 near Wilson
US 13 near Snow Hill
NC 903 in Snow Hill
US 258 in Snow Hill
NC 11 / NC 55 in Kinston
US 70 / US 258 in Kinston
US 17 near Pollocksville
NC 24 in Cape Carteret
South end: Fort Macon State Park near Atlantic Beach
Counties: Warren, Franklin, Nash, Wilson, Greene, Lenoir, Jones, Carteret
Highway system
NC 57 NC 59

NC 58 is a North Carolina state highway that traverses the state's Coastal Plain. The route links many of the Crystal Coast communities along its eastern segment. Its western terminus is near Warrenton, North Carolina at US 401 and Business US 158; its eastern terminus is at Fort Macon State Park. Conicidentially, the route intersects both routes related to U.S. Route 58, but the routes are not related.

Route description[edit]

The B. Cameron Langston Bridge over Bogue Sound.

Highway 58 designations through Carteret County:

Fort Macon Road- From its terminus at Fort Macon State Park to the Atlantic Beach/Pine Knoll Shores town line.

Salter Path Road- From Pine Knoll Shores through Salter Path and Indian Beach to the Emerald Isle town line.

Emerald Drive- From the EI town line to JCT NC 24 at Bayshore Park/Cape Carteret.

North of Route 24, its only written designation is NC 58.

Major Junctions in Carteret County:

Atlantic Beach Causeway (Atlantic Beach)- provides access to the Atlantic Beach Boardwalk and the Causeway Bridge to US Route 70 near Morehead City.

Pine Knoll Boulevard (Pine Knoll Shores)- provides access to the NC State Aquarium in Pine Knoll Shores.

Bogue Inlet Drive (Emerald Isle)- Provides access to Bogue Inlet Pier in Emerald Isle, as well as indirect access to the soundfront marina.

Coast Guard Road (Emerald Isle)- Provides access to the US Coast Guard Station and "The Point" also known as Bogue Inlet, where Bogue Sound meets the Atlantic Ocean in the west.

NC Hwy 24 (Cape Carteret)- W. B. McLean Drive (east of 58), Cedar Point Blvd (west of 58); A major thru-route linking Morehead City with Jacksonville and running westward to Charlotte

Stella Road (near Stella)- Provides Access to the towns of Stella and Silverdale, as well as Belgrade-Swansboro Road, a major route paralleling 58 on the other side of the White Oak River.

Major Junctions in Jones County:

US Hwy 17 (confluence from Maysville to Pollocksville)- The major north–south road along the Virginian and Carolinian beach areas, locally linking New Bern with Jacksonville.

NC Hwy 41 (short confluence in Trenton)- Connects US 70 at Cove City circuitously with SC 9 east of Dillon, SC.

Major Junctions in Lenoir County:

US Hwy 70 (short confluence in Kinston)- Major east–west through route in this part of the state, linking Raleigh and west with the "Down East" part of Carteret County. It is also one of the transcontinental highways; running west to Globe, Arizona and originally to Hollywood, California.

US Hwy 258 (short confluence in Kinston)- Important north–south highway utilized by many beach vacationers from the northeastern US, running from Virginia to Jacksonville

NC Hwy 55 (Kinston)- Locally connects Dunn with New Bern

NC Hwy 11 (Kinston)- Another important vacationers route, running from Virginia to near Wilmington

Major Junctions in Greene County:

NC Hwy 123 - Local road running through Hookerton from 58 to US 258 North

US Hwy 258 (Snow Hill)- (again)

US Hwy 13 (Snow Hill)- another important beach route running from Philadelphia, PA to Fayetteville

NC 903 (Snow Hill)- Very circuitous route running throughout the eastern third of NC

Major Junctions in Wilson County:

NC Hwy 111/NC Hwy 222 (Stantonsburg)- Two similarly-routed highways of the interior of the coastal plain of NC

US Hwy 264 BYPASS (Evansdale)- Newly extended freeway running from Raleigh to the Outer Banks

US Hwy 264 ALTERNATE (Wilson)- Old routing of US 264

US Hwy 301 (Wilson)- Well-known parallel of Interstate 95 throughout the Mid-Atlantic

NC Hwy 42 (Wilson)- Runs from near Ahoskie all the way to near Asheboro

Major Junctions in Nash County:

NC Hwy 97 (near RM/W Airport)- local road stemming eastward from Raleigh

Interstate 95 (indirectly via West Mount Drive in Sandy Cross)- The "East Coast's Main Street"

US Hwy 64 (Nashville)- Cross-Country Route running from Arizona to OBX

NC Hwy 56 (Castalia)- Local route running from here to north of Durham

Major Junctions in Franklin County

NC Hwy 561 (Centerville)- A mostly desolate route stretching from nearby Louisburg east to the Chowan River

Major Junctions in Warren County

NC Hwy 43 (Liberia)- An important route running from here to New Bern

(END 58) US Hwy 401 & US Hwy 158 BUSINESS (Warrenton)- US 401 runs south from here to Sumter, SC, while BUS 158 connects to US 158, which runs from the Outer Banks to Mocksville, west of Winston-Salem

Major intersections[edit]

County Location Mile Destinations Notes
Carteret Atlantic Beach 0.0 Fort Macon State Park Southern terminus
Cape Carteret 22.8 NC 24 (Freedom Way) – Swansboro, Morehead City
Jones Maysville 41.2 US 17 south (Main Street) – Jacksonville South end of concurrency with US 17
Pollocksville 48.2 US 17 north (Main Street) – River Bend North end of concurrency with US 17
Trenton 58.0 NC 41 north (Jones to Weber Streets) – Cove City South end of concurrency with NC 41
60.9 NC 41 south – Beulaville North end of concurrency with NC 41
Lenoir Kinston 77.6 US 70 east (New Bern Road) – New Bern South end of concurrency with US 70
US 70 Byp. west / US 258 Byp. north (New Bern Road) / US 258 south (Richlands Road) – Richlands
South end of concurrency with US 258
79.4 NC 11 / NC 55 (King Street) – Pink Hill, Seven Springs, Grifton
US 70 west / US 258 north / NC 11 Bus. north (Vernon Avenue) – La Grange, Snow Hill
North end of concurrency with US 70/258
84.9 NC 148 south (C.F. Harvey Parkway) Northern terminus of NC 148
Greene Glenfield Crossroads 89.6 NC 123 north – Hookerton Southern terminus of NC 123
Snow Hill 94.2 US 258 (2nd Street) – Kinston, Farmville
95.5 NC 903 south (Harper Street) – La Grange South end of concurrency with NC 903
95.8 US 13 north / NC 903 north (Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway) – Greenville, Winterville South end of concurrency with US 13; North end of concurrency with NC 903
97.0 US 13 south – Goldsboro North end of concurrency with US 13
Wilson Stantonsburg 110.0 NC 111 / NC 222 (Saratoga and Main Streets) – Saratoga, Eureka Brief 0.3 mile concurrency
Evansdale 115.3 US 264 – Zebulon, Greenville Diamond interchange
Wilson 117.6
US 264 Alt. east – Saratoga
South end of concurrency with Alternate US 64
US 301 south / US 264 Alt. west (Ward Boulevard) – Lucama, Sims
South end of concurrency with US 301; North end of concurrency with Alternate US 264
119.5 US 301 north – Elm City North end of concurrency with US 301
120.2 NC 42 east (Herring Avenue) – Pinetops South end of concurrency with NC 42
123.1 NC 42 west (Ward Boulevard) – Clayton North end of concurrency with NC 42
Nash 129.9 NC 97 to I‑95 south – Zebulon NC 97 west to I-95 south; Exit 127
Sandy Cross 134.2 Sandy Cross Road to I‑95 north – Rocky Mount To I-95 north; Diamond interchange; Exit 132
Nashville 139.7
US 64 Bus. east (Washington Street)
South end of concurrency with Business US 64
US 64 Bus. west (Barnes Street)
North end of concurrency with Business US 64
Future I‑495 / US 64 – Spring Hope, Rocky Mount
Diamond interchange
Castalia 151.1 NC 56 west – Louisburg, Franklinton Eastern terminus of NC 56
Franklin Centerville 158.4 NC 561 – Louisburg, Wood
Warren Liberia 171.4 NC 43 south – Dortches, Rocky Mount Northern terminus of NC 43
Warrenton 176.0
US 401 (Main Street) / US 158 Bus. (Macon Street) – Louisburg, Raleigh, Norlina
Northern terminus at US 401; Brief 0.5 mile concurrency with Business US 158 before end
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Links and references[edit]

  1. ^ NCRoads - NC 58