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Remainder of Goldsboro, NC Bypass set to open May 27th

According to the Goldsboro Daily News, the final section of the 20 mile Goldsboro Bypass will be open to traffic Friday, May 27th just in time for Memorial Day and the Summer beach travel season.

The soon-to-be opened "Eastern Leg" runs from the current terminal interchange at Wayne Memorial Drive 12.5 miles east to tie back in to US 70 just west of LaGrange.  The Goldsboro Bypass eliminates nine traffic lights, numerous intersections and driveways, an outdated and dangerous exit and merge onto the 1960s era Goldsboro Bypass, and allows for 70 mph traffic from just west Goldsboro to LaGrange.   The route will currently carry the US 70 Bypass designation.

The bypass is also part of the Garner to Morehead City Interstate corridor approved by Congress in 2015.  NCDOT has proposed Interstate 36 to be signed along this corridor. If approved, Interstate 36 signs could be seen along the Goldsboro bypass in 2017!

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Photos from the Goldsboro Bypass


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