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I-85 Business  2 active segments
The Roads:

The 1st I-85 Business appeared in 1984 as a renumbering of I-85 TEMP when the real I-85 was finally built between south of Lexington and Greensboro.
I-85 Business has a number of interchanges mixed in with 4-lane highway. Driving this road can give you a feel of how freeways were constructed in North Carolina in the late 1950s with frontage roads intersecting ramps, etc.
Exit numbers at the south end are using US 52's mileage.
Exit List:
NO EXIT # (SB only): I-85 sb, US 29 SOUTH, US 52 SOUTH, US 70 WEST
EXIT 84: SR 1224 Hargrave Rd
EXIT 85: SR 1297 Green Needles Rd
EXIT 86: SR 1147 Old Salisbury Rd
NO EXIT #: Old US 29-70 Bus Main St (exit removed)
EXIT 87: I-285 NORTH, US 52 NORTH
NO EXIT #: SR 1192 5th St
NO EXIT #: US 64 WEST
NO EXIT #: NC 8
NO EXIT #: US 64 EAST
NO EXIT # (NB only): SR 2123 Lexington Ave
NO EXIT #: NC 109
NO EXIT #: NC 68
NO EXIT #: SR 1627 Old Thomasville Rd
NO EXIT #: SR 1619 Prospect St
NO EXIT #: SR 1300 Fairfield Rd
NO EXIT #: SR 1216 Surrett Rd
NO EXIT #: SR 1993 Main St
NO EXIT #: Brentwood St
NO EXIT #: I-74, US 311
NO EXIT #: SR 1193 Baker Rd
NO EXIT #: SR 1113 Kivett Rd
NO EXIT #: SR 1140 Vickery Chapel Rd
NO EXIT #: I-85, US 29 NORTH, US 70 EAST

1961 Official
I-85 TEMP from south of Lexington to Greensboro
1961 Official
1985 Official
I-85 Business replaces I-85 TEMP
1985 Official

The 2nd I-85 Business was created in 2005 replacing I-85 through central Greensboro.
Oddly, even though I-85 Business is not posted on I-85 between exits 118 and 122, the exit numbers on the northern I-85 Business south of I-40 uses mileage as if there was only one continuous I-85 Business.
Exit List:
EXIT 33: I-73 nb, US 421 nb
EXIT 34: SR 1397 Holden Rd
EXIT 35: US 220
EXIT 35C: SR 1115 Rehobeth Church Rd
EXIT 220: SR 1007 Randleman Rd
EXIT 221: SR 1400 Elm St
EXIT 222: SR 1401 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
EXIT 223 (EB only): US 29 NORTH, US 70 EAST, US 220 NORTH
EXIT 224: SR 4240 E. Lee St
EXIT 226: SR 3000 McConnell Rd
EXIT 227: I-85 SOUTH, I-785, I-840

1961 Official
I-85 through central Greensboro
1961 Official
2008 Official
I-85 Business through central Greensboro
2008 Official


Last Update: 15 November 2013

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