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Photo: NC 306 really does meet NC 92-99 (Adam Prince)
NC 306
N.C. 306  39 road miles
The Road: Begins at NC 101 east of Havelock (Craven County) and ends at NC 92-99 Gaylord (Beaufort County).
Towns and Attractions: Craven Co: Neuse River Ferry
Pamlico Co: Minnesott Beach, Arapahoe, Grantsboro
Beaufort Co: Aurora, Pamlico River Ferry
History: NC 306 was born in 1930 as new primary routing. It ran from NC 302 (current NC 55) Grantsboro south to Minnesott Beach.
In 1932, NC 306 was extended north as new primary routing to NC 33 near Aurora.
Between 1976-78, NC 306 was extended both directions:
1. north by heading east with NC 33 to Auroura, then north along SRs 1940,01942 and 1946 to the Pamlico Ferry and also replaced SR 1760 north of the river to NC 92.
2. Upgrading SR 1352 to Wilkinson Pt. and then across the Neuse River Ferry, then connecting to NC 101 as new construction.
1930 Official
N.C. 306 is born
1933 Official
N.C. 306 extended north
1978-79 Official
N.C. 306 extended across 2 ferries

Comment:
The Neuse River crossing is being considered for a bridge to replace the ferry.

Last Update: 21 June 2008

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