North Carolina Highway 67

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NC 67
Route information
Maintained by NCDOT
Length: 41.3 mi (66.5 km)
Existed: 1930 – present
Major junctions
West end:
US 21 Bus. in Jonesville
  I‑77 / US 21 in Jonesville
US 601 in Boonville
East end: NC 150 in Winston-Salem
Location
Counties: Yadkin, Forsyth
Highway system
NC 66 NC 68

NC 67 is a 58-mile (93 km) east–west North Carolina state highway. It serves mostly the northern area of Yadkin County, connecting the towns of Jonesville, Boonville and East Bend, along with the city of Winston-Salem in Forsyth County.

Route description[edit]

The western terminus is Business US 21 in Jonesville. From this point in Yadkin County, the route travels in an easterly direction over Interstate 77, through Boonville and East Bend before crossing the Yadkin River into Forsyth County.

After crossing the county line, NC 67 turns to head in a southeasterly direction through part of Tobaccoville, and near Bethania and Pfafftown on its way into Winston-Salem. Once within Winston-Salem's city limits, the route bears the street name Reynolda Road on its straight southeasterly journey toward downtown. Arriving at the Wake Forest University campus, NC 67 bears right onto a short 0.25-mile (0.40 km) road known as Wake Forest Road, which connects to Silas Creek Parkway, a four-lane boulevard. NC 67 eastbound shares Silas Creek Parkway southbound around Winston-Salem's west side, past Hanes Mall, to end at North Carolina Highway 150 (Peters Creek Parkway) in the city's south side.

Miscellaneous[edit]

  • The road is known for its lack of any major sharp curves throughout. The road rolls up and down many hills in a near-perfect straight line.
  • In Jonesville the route has the street name Winston Road. In Boonville it is known as Main Street.
  • Originally, Reynolda Road and Silas Creek Parkway intersected in front of Wake Forest University, and N.C. 67 continued to follow Reynolda Road to downtown. Around 1998, an extension was added to connect Silas Creek Parkway to North Point Boulevard; the new route meant that Silas Creek no longer had a direct interchange with Reynolda Road. To remedy this, a short connector called Wake Forest Road was built along the parkway's old route, connecting the two to maintain NC 67's route.
  • The speed limit for most of the road is 55 mph (89 km/h). In some areas the speed limit decreases to 45 mph (72 km/h) and within municipalities the speed limit is usually 35 mph (56 km/h).

Major intersections[edit]

County Location Mile Destinations Notes
Yadkin Jonesville 0.0
US 21 Bus. (Main Street) – Elkin
Western terminus
1.8 I‑77 / US 21 – Charlotte, Sparta Exit 82; Partial cloverleaf interchange
Boonville 8.2 US 601 (Carolina Avenue) – Yadkinville, Dobson
Forsyth Winston-Salem 38.0 I‑40 Bus. / US 421 – Kernersville, Yadkinville Cloverleaf interchange
38.5 US 158 (Stratford Road) – Clemmons, Stokesdale Partial cloverleaf interchange
41.3 NC 150 (Peters Creek Parkway) to I‑40 – Salisbury, Kernersville, Statesville, Greensboro Eastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

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