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North Carolina Highway 58

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North Carolina Highway 58 (NC 58) is a primary state highway in the U.S. state of North Carolina that traverses the state's Coastal Plain. The route links many of the Crystal Coast communities along its eastern segment. Its southern terminus is at the entrance to Fort Macon State Park in Atlantic Beach and its northern terminus is at the intersection of U.S. Route 401 and US 158 Business in Warrenton. The highway traverses nearly the entire length of the Bogue Banks and serves the major cities of Kinston, Snow Hill, and Wilson.

North Carolina Highway 58 marker

North Carolina Highway 58
Route of NC 58 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by NCDOT
Length175.8 mi[2] (282.9 km)
Major junctions
South endFort Macon State Park in Atlantic Beach
North end
US 401 / US 158 Bus. in Warrenton
CountiesCarteret, Jones, Lenoir, Greene, Wilson, Nash, Franklin, Warren
Highway system
NC 57NC 59


Route descriptionEdit

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 intersectionsEdit

CarteretAtlantic Beach0.00.0Fort Macon State Park entrance
Bogue Sound21.3–
B. Cameron Langston Bridge
Cedar PointCape Carteret line22.836.7  NC 24 (Cedar Point Boulevard / W.B. McLean Drive) – Jacksonville, Swansboro, Cape Carteret, Morehead City
JonesMaysville41.266.3  US 17 south (Main Street) / 8th Street – JacksonvilleSouthern end of US 17 concurrency
Ravenswood48.277.6  US 17 north – Pollocksville, New BernNorthern end of US 17 concurrency
Trenton58.093.3  NC 41 east (Jones Street) / Market Street – Cove CitySouthern end of NC 41 concurrency
60.998.0  NC 41 west / Middle Road – BeulavilleNorthern end of NC 41 concurrency
LenoirKinston77.5124.7  US 70 east / Trenton Road – New BernSouthern end of US 70 concurrency
     US 70 west / US 258 / US 70 Bus. begins / US 258 Bus. begins – Goldsboro, Raleigh, Jacksonville
Northern end of US 70 concurrency; southern end of US 70 Bus. / US 258 Bus. concurrency
79.3127.6   NC 11 / NC 55 (King Street) – Greenville
   US 70 Bus. west / US 258 Bus. north (Vernon Avenue) – Goldsboro
Nouthern end of US 70 Bus. / US 258 Bus. concurrency
84.8136.5    NC 148 south (C.F. Harvey Parkway) to US 258 – Kinston Regional JetportNorthern terminus of NC 148
GreeneGlenfield Crossroads89.5144.0  NC 123 north / Glenfield Road – HookertonSouthern terminus of NC 123
Snow Hill94.1151.4    
   US 258 (2nd Street) / US 258 Truck begins – Jacksonville, Kinston
Southern end of US 258 Truck concurrency
95.4153.5  NC 903 south (Harper Street) – LaGrangeSouthern end of NC 903 concurrency
    US 13 north / US 258 Truck north / NC 903 north (Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway) – Greenville
Northern end of US 258 Truck / NC 903 concurrencies; southern end of US 13 concurrency
96.8155.8  US 13 south – GoldsboroNorthern end of US 13 concurrency
WilsonStantonsburg109.8176.7   NC 111 north / NC 222 east (Saratoga Street) – SaratogaSouthern end of NC 111 / NC 222 concurrency
110.2177.3   NC 111 south / NC 222 west (Main Street) – EurekaNorthern end of NC 111 / NC 222 concurrency
  US 264 – Greenville, RaleighExit 49 (US 264)
  US 264 Alt. east / Charleston Street
Southern end of US 254 Alt. concurrency
   US 301 south / US 264 Alt. west (Ward Boulevard) / Nash Street – Smithfield
Northern end of US 254 Alt. concurrency; southern end of US 301 concurrency
119.4192.2  US 301 north / Lipscomb Road – Rocky MountNorthern end of US 301 concurrency
120.0193.1  NC 42 east (Herring Avenue)Southern end of NC 42 concurrency
123.0197.9  NC 42 west (Ward Boulevard) / Nash StreetNorthern end of NC 42 concurrency
NashWinstead Crossroads129.7208.7    NC 97 to I-95 – Rocky Mount–Wilson Regional Airport
  US 64 Bus. east (Washington Street) / First Street – Rocky Mount
Southern end of US 64 Bus. concurrency
  US 64 Bus. west (Barnes Street) – Spring Hope
Northern end of US 64 Bus. concurrency
  US 64 – Rocky Mount, RaleighExit 459 (US 64)
150.9242.9  NC 56 west – LouisburgEastern terminus of NC 56
FranklinCenterville158.2254.6  NC 561 – Louisburg, Halifax
WarrenLiberia171.1275.4  NC 43 south – Rocky MountNorthern terminus of NC 43
  US 158 Bus. east – Macon
Southern end of US 158 Bus. concurrency
   US 401 / US 158 Bus. west (Main Street) / Macon Street
Northern end of US 158 Bus. concurrency
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


  1. ^ NCRoads - NC 58[self-published source] Archived February 16, 2007, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ a b Google (May 16, 2015). "North Carolina Highway 58" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved May 16, 2015.

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