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N.C. 87 Business  2 segments
The Road:
NC 87 Bus #1: Born in 1997, NC 87 was placed on a new bypass south of Elizabethtown, leaving behind NC 87 Business.
NC 87 Business follows Broad St all the way through town.
The western half is duplexed with NC 41 and was the route of original NC 22. The eastern half was the original NC 231.

1993 Official
NC 87 through Elizabethtown
1999 Official
NC 87 Business through Elizabethtown

NC 87 Bus #2:Born in Feb 2015 when NC 87 was placed on newly constructed freeway around the east of Sanford. The old route through town is bannerless NC 87 while a BYPASS banner is on the freeway.
2013 Official
NC 87 through Sanford
2015-16 Official
NC 87 bypasses Sanford


Last Update: 14 February 2016

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