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NCDOT sure wants to keep us busy

A few items of note over the Labor Day Weekend came about:

First, Brian LeBlanc discovered that NC 44 is going to make a comeback - albeit temporarily. The Goldsboro Bypass (which will be a new alignment of US 70 one day down the road) will be designated NC 44. NC 44 has been dead since 1994. NC 44 will be about four miles long - running from I-795 eastwards to Wayne Memorial Drive. The highway should be finished by the end of 2011.

Also, I received an e-mail today letting me know that there are now exit numbers along US 1 in Wake Forest. Some new signs were put up and so far the NC 98 Bypass and Business interchanges are numbered.

Exit 124 - NC 98 bypass
Exit 125 - NC 98 business

I may be able to get a shot of these new signs Friday Evening as I have plans that night in Wake Forest.

H.T. Jay Novello

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