Road Information

Interstate 95 in North Carolina Total Mileage in State: 181 miles
Northern End: At Virginia state line
Southern End: At South Carolina state line
Mileage covered in Photos: 181 miles
Counties covered in Photos: Northampton, Halifax, Nash, Wilson, Johnston, Harnett, Cumberland, Robeson
Major Junctions in Photos: I-795, near Wilson
I-40, near Benson
NC 295 / Future I-295, near Fayetteville
I-74/US 74, near Lumberton
Control Cities in Photos: Rocky Mount, Wilson, Smithfield, Benson, Dunn, Fayetteville, Lumberton
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Virginia Border to Interstate 40
   

Interstate 95 South as it enters North Carolina from Virginia.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

The speed limit starts out at 70 mph on Interstate 95 South in North Carolina.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Welcome Center on Interstate 95 South.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Signs listing some general state traffic laws upon entering North Carolina.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Take Exit 180 to Northampton County Commerce Park and Lake Gaston.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 180: NC 48 - Gaston  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South reassurance shield.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Mileage sign on Interstate 95 South.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at miile marker 178.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 176: NC 46 - Gaston / Garysburg  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Warning signs on Interstate 95 South.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Take Exit 173 to Historic Weldon, Murfreesboro, and Halifax Community College.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South as it enters Halifax County.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 173: US 158 - Roanoke Rapids / Weldon  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Mileage sign on Interstate 95 South.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Take Exit 171 to Historic Halifax.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 171: NC 125 - Roanoke Rapids  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South reassurance shield.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at mile marker 170.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Take Exit 168 to Historic Site.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Take Exit 168 to Halifax Industrial Park.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 168: NC 903 - Halifax  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at mile marker 165.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at mile marker 163.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Take Exit 160 to Louisburg.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 160: NC 561  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Mileage sign on Interstate 95 South.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at mile marker 156.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 154: NC 481 - Enfield  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Another Interstate 95 South reassurance shield.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

The speed limit remains 70 mph.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Weigh Station on Interstate 95 South.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South entering Nash County.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 150: NC 33 - Whitakers  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Mileage sign on Interstate 95 South. Fayetteville still lies 101 miles ahead.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at mile marker 147.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Take any of the next 3 exits to Rocky Mount.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Take Exit 145 to NC Wesleyan College.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 145: NC 4 / NC 48 / To US 301 - Gold Rock / Rocky Mount  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at mile marker 144.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Rest Area on Interstate 95 South near Rocky Mount.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 141: NC 43 - Dortches / Red Oak / Rocky Mount  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Take Exit 138 to the Greyhound / Trailways Train Stations.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South reassurance shield.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Take Exit 138 to NC Aquarium and Cape Hatteras National Seashore.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Take Exit 138 to Raleigh and Nash Community College.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 138: US 64 - Nashville / Rocky Mount / Raleigh / Tarboro  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Closer view of Exit 138B.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Closer view of Exit 138A.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at mile marker 135.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 132: To NC 58  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

The speed limit remains 70 mph.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at mile marker 130.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

North Carolina Train Service sign on Interstate 95 South.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 127: NC 97 - Airport  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South entering Wilson County.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at mile marker 124.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Take Exit 121 to the Greyhound / Trailways Train Stations.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South approaching Exit 121 - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Take Exit 121 to Zebulon.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Also take Exit 121 to Barton College and Wilson Community College.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 121: US 264 Alternate - Wilson / Sims  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South approaching Exits 119B-A - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Take Exit 119A to Greenville and East Carolina University.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exits 119B-A: Interstate 795 South / US 264 - Goldsboro / Raleigh / Wilson  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 119B: US 264 West - Raleigh  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 119A: Interstate 795 South / US 264 East - Wilson / Greenville / Goldsboro  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

The speed limit remains 70 mph on Interstate 95 South.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Take Exit 116 to Rock Ridge.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 116: NC 42 - Wilson / Clayton  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at mile marker 113.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at mile marker 109.5.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Take Exit 107 to the two State Historic Sites listed here.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South as it enters Johnston County.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Upon entering Johnston County, the speed limit decreases to 65 mph.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 107: US 301 - Kenly  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 106: Truck Stop Rd  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South approaching Exit 105 - 1 1/4 miles.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 105: Bagley Rd  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 102: Micro  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 101: Pittman Rd  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South approaching a Rest Area - 1 1/4 miles ahead. The next Rest Area beyond this one lies 52 miles ahead.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Rest Area on Interstate 95 South.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Take Exit 98 to Amtrak Station and Historic Union Station.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

The speed limit remains 65 mph.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 98: Selma  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Take Exit 97 to Hinnant Family Vinyards.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Take Exit 97 to Tryon Palace, NC Aquarium, and Cape Lookout National Seashore.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 97: US 70 - Selma / Pine Level / Goldsboro  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Take Exit 95 to Johnston Community College and Ava Gardner Museum.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 95: US 70 BR - Smithfield / Goldsboro  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South reassurance shield.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Mileage sign on Interstate 95 South.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 93: Smithfield / Brogden Rd  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at mile marker 91.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South approaching Exit 90 - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 90: US 301 / US 701 - Newton Grove / Bentonville Civil War Battleground  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Take Exit 87 to Four Oaks Business Park.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 87: Four Oaks  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South reassurance shield.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at mile marker 84.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Take Exit 81B to NC Aquarium.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South approaching Exits 81A-B - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Take Exit 81B to Southeastern NC Beaches and the USS North Carolina Battleship Memorial.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 81A: Interstate 40 West - Raleigh / Durham  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 81B: Interstate 40 East - Wilmington / Clinton  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 40 to South Carolina Border
   

Interstate 95 South at Exit 79: NC 50 / NC 242 / To NC 27 - Benson / Newton Grove  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

This section of Interstate 95 in North Carolina is also known as the Purple Heart Memorial Highway.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

This sign warns of low clearance bridges (14'2") for the next 12 miles.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South entering Harnett County.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 77: Hodges Chapel Rd  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

There is an overheight vehicle detector in the right lane one mile ahead. As such, all trucks should use the right lane for the next mile.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South reassurance shield.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

View on Interstate 95 South. Here we can see one of the famous South of the Border billboards on the right, of which there are several from this point to the South Carolina border.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 75: Jonesboro Rd  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

The low clearance overpasses continue for the next 10 miles, according to this sign.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 73: US 421 / NC 55 - Dunn / Clinton  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 72: Pope Rd  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Take Exit 71 to Edgerton Industrial Park.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Also take Exit 71 to Averasboro Civil War Battlefield.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 71: Long Branch Rd  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

The speed limit is still 65 mph.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 70: SR 1811  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South entering Cumberland County.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at mile marker 68.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Narrow bridge ahead.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Take Exit 65 to Falcon Childrens Home.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 65: NC 82 - Godwin / Falcon  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

This sign marks the end of the overheight vehicle detection area on Interstate 95 South.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South approaching Exit 61 - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 61: Wade. Yeah, so this one didn't turn out exactly as planned in terms of photo quality.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Take any of the next 7 exits to Fayetteville.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Take Exit 58 to Methodist University and Fayetteville State University.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 58: NC 295 / Future Interstate 295 / US 13 North / To US 401 - Newton Grove / Fort Bragg  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Mileage sign on Interstate 95 South. It's 8 miles to Fayetteville and 38 miles to Lumberton.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Stay on Interstate 95 to Fayetteville Regional Airport.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Take Exit 56 to Eastover.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 56: Interstate 95 BR South / To US 301 - Fayetteville / Fort Bragg / Pope AAF  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Approaching Exit 55, the speed limit increases to 70 mph once again.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 55: Murphy Rd  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at mile marker 54.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Take Exit 52B to Fayetteville Tech Community College.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Also take Exit 52B to Fort Bragg and Pope AAF.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Take Exit 52B to Botanical Gardens Museums.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exits 52B-A: NC 24 - Fayetteville / Clinton  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

A closer view of Exit 52B.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

A closer view of Exit 52A.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 49: NC 53 / NC 210 - Fayetteville  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Rest Area on Interstate 95 South near Fayetteville.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Take Exit 46B to the Coliseum Complex and Museums.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at mile marker 47.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exits 46B-A: NC 87 - Fayetteville / Elizabethtown  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Take Exit 44 to the Industrial Park.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 44: Fayetteville Regional Airport / Claude Lee Rd  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South reassurance shield.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

The speed limit remains 70 mph.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Take Exit 41 to Cypress Lakes.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 41: NC 59 - Hope Mills / Parkton  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

South of Exit 41, the speed limit decreases to 65 mph once again.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at mile marker 39.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South as it enters Robeson County.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at mile marker 37.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 33: US 301 - St Pauls  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South reassurance shield.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

The speed limit remains 65 mph.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Take Exit 31 to Pinehurst.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 31: NC 20 - St Pauls / Raeford  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at mile marker 30.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at mile marker 27.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at mile marker 26.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 25: US 301 - Local Traffic  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Weigh Station on Interstate 95 South.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Take any of the next 4 exits to Lumberton.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Take Exit 22 to Robeson Community College.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 22: US 301 - Lumberton  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Mileage sign on Interstate 95 South. Florence, SC lies 59 miles ahead.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Take Exit 20 to Historic Downtown Lumberton.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 20: NC 211 / To NC 41 - Lumberton / Red Springs  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 19: Carthage Rd  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Take Exit 17 to the Airport and UNC Pembroke.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 17: NC 72 / NC 711 - Lumberton / Pembroke  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South reassurance shield.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Take Exit 13A to Southeastern NC Beaches and the USS North Carolina Battleship Memorial.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South approaching Exits 13B-A - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exits 13B-A: Interstate 74 / US 74 - Rockingham / Wilmington  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

A closer view of the ramp for Exit 13B.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

A closer view of the ramp for Exit 13A.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at mile marker 12.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

South of mile marker 12, the speed limit returns to 70 mph.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 10: US 301 - Historic Fairmount  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South reassurance shield.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at mile marker 9.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 7: McDonald / Raynham  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at mile marker 6.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at mile marker 4.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at mile marker 3.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 2: NC 130 / To NC 904 - Rowland  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Take Exit 1A to South of the Border.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Approaching the South Carolina border, the South of the Border tourist trap comes into view.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 1B: US 301 North / US 501 North  (Photo taken 5/20/17).

Interstate 95 South approaching Exit 1A and the South Carolina border.  (Photo taken 5/20/17).