North Carolina Highway 99

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NC 99 marker

NC 99
Route information
Maintained by NCDOT
Length: 33 mi (53 km)
Major junctions
South end: NC 92 / NC 306 near Bayview
  US 264 in Belhaven
North end: NC 32 / NC 45 near Plymouth
Highway system
NC 98 NC 100

NC 99 is a North Carolina state highway in the central Coastal Plain region of the state. It is 33 miles (53 km) long and is signed north/south.

Route Description[edit]

History[edit]

NC 99 was born in the early-1930s, being routed over a previously unnumbered road in Beaufort County. The road ran north from US 264 to a modern-day secondary road (which, at that time, was the first incarnation of NC 97).

Around the late-1930s, the highway's current alignment began to take shape. The original 99 was reassigned as an extension of NC 32, and NC 99 was given its current assignment as a state highway through Washington County and Beaufort County. The southern terminus was originally at US 264 in Pantego, North Carolina.

In the mid-1980s, NC 99 was extended along US 264 and the former NC 92 to its current southern terminus in Bayview, North Carolina, (at NC 306). By this time, the northernmost few miles of NC 99 had been concurrent with NC 45. These two highways divide in Union Grove, Beaufort County, North Carolina, and NC 45 continues southward to US 264 in Hyde County.

Major intersections[edit]

County Location Destinations Notes
Beaufort Bayview NC 92 west / NC 306 south – Bath, Aurora Southern terminus; Eastern terminus of NC 92; Northern terminus of NC 306 north of the Bayview-Aurora Ferry
Belhaven
US 264 east / US 264 Bus. east (Main Street) – Swan Quarter
South end of concurrency with US 264
Pantego US 264 west (W.R. Bill Roberson Jr. Highway) – Washington North end of concurrency with US 264
Union Grove NC 45 south (T.G. Sonny Boy Joyner Highway) – Swan Quarter South end of concurrency with NC 45
Washington Plymouth NC 32 / NC 45 north – Washington, Edenton, Colerain Northern terminus; North end of concurrency with NC 45
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

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