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Encyclopedia > Greensboro Bypass

Interstate 840 (abbreviated I-840) is a planned 21-mile (34 km) east-west auxiliary route of the Interstate Highway System, forming the majority of a beltway of Greensboro, North Carolina, United States. The full beltway, known as the Greensboro Urban Loop or Painter Boulevard, will carry Interstate 40 on its south half, and already carries Interstate 85 on its southeast half. It will also carry Interstate 73 from U.S. Route 220 south of downtown to the Bryan Boulevard northwest of downtown and Interstate 785 from I-40/I-85 east of downtown to U.S. Route 29 northeast of downtown. Interstate Highways in the lower 48 states. ... A beltway (American English), ring road or orbital motorway (British English) is a circumferential highway found around or within many cities. ... Downtown Greensboro Greensboro, North Carolina, is a city located in Guilford County in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Interstate 40 (abbreviated I-40) is a major west-east interstate highway in the United States. ... Interstate 85 is an interstate highway in the southeastern United States. ... Interstate 73 (abbreviated I-73) is a main route of the Interstate Highway System, currently located entirely within the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... U.S. Highway 220 is a 680 mile long spur route of U.S. Highway 20 (although the two never intersect). ... Interstate 785 is the designation for a future interstate route that will run 45 miles (72 km) from Greensboro, North Carolina to Danville, Virginia. ... United States Highway 29 is a north-south United States highway that runs for 1,036 miles (1,667 km) from the western suburbs of Baltimore to Pensacola, Florida. ...


The only part of I-840 that is currently open runs 2 miles (3 km) from I-40/I-85 east of downtown north (signed west) to U.S. Route 70. It is signed with a FUTURE plate above the shield, as it does not yet connect to any major roads. Construction is in progress on the southwest part of the beltway (to be part of I-40 by 2007) and the part of I-840 on the west, from I-40 north to Bryan Boulevard. The latter section will provide better access to the Piedmont Triad International Airport, and is due to be completed in summer 2007. The remaining section, between Bryan Boulevard and US 70, is currently not scheduled to open until at least 2014. Interstate 40 is a major west-east interstate highway in the United States. ... Interstate 85 is an interstate highway in the southeastern United States. ... U.S. Highway 70 is an east-west United States highway that runs for 2,385 miles (3,838 km) from eastern North Carolina to east-central Arizona. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...


Exit list

This exit list coves not only I-840 but also the southern part of the beltway. Shields are shown at intersections with other Interstates.

Number Mile Destinations Notes
19 US 70 - Greensboro/Burlington counterclockwise exit and clockwise entrance
21 Interstate 40/Interstate 85 north/Interstate 85 Business south - Greensboro/Durham/Raleigh the counterclockwise beltway takes exit 131 from I-85 north
129 Youngs Mill Road
128 Alamance Church Road
126 US 421 - Sanford split into 126A and 126B
124 South Elm-Eugene Street
122 US 220 - Greensboro/Asheboro (Future Interstate 73 south) clockwise exit and counterclockwise entrance; split into 122B and 122C; exit 122A is for Groometown Road and Grandover Parkway
Interstate 85 south - Charlotte clockwise exit and counterclockwise entrance

Exit numbers on Interstate 4 in Volusia County, Florida. ... United States Highway 70 is an east-west United States highway that runs for 2,385 miles (3,838 km) from eastern North Carolina to east-central Arizona. ... Downtown Greensboro Greensboro, North Carolina, is a city located in Guilford County in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Burlington is a city located in Alamance County in North Carolina, a state of the United States of America. ... Image File history File links Interstate_40. ... Image File history File links Interstate_85. ... Interstate 40 (abbreviated I-40) is a major west-east interstate highway in the United States. ... Interstate 85 is an interstate highway in the southeastern United States. ... Downtown Greensboro Greensboro, North Carolina, is a city located in Guilford County in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... City nickname: City of Medicine Location Government Country State County United States North Carolina Durham County Mayor Bill Bell Physical characteristics Area      Land      Water 94. ... Downtown Raleigh Skyline Raleigh is the capital of North Carolina, a state of the United States of America. ... U.S. Highway 421 is a spur of U.S. Highway 21. ... U.S. Highway 220 is a 680 mile long spur route of U.S. Highway 20 (although the two never intersect). ... Downtown Greensboro Greensboro, North Carolina, is a city located in Guilford County in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Asheboro is a city located in Randolph County, North Carolina. ... Interstate 73 (abbreviated I-73) is a main route of the Interstate Highway System, currently located entirely within the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Image File history File links Interstate_85. ... Interstate 85 is an interstate highway in the southeastern United States. ... For other places or people named Charlotte, see Charlotte (disambiguation). ...

References and external links

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Auxiliary routes of Interstate 40
I-140 Tennessee - North Carolina
I-240 Tennessee - North Carolina - Oklahoma
I-440 Tennessee - North Carolina - Arkansas
I-540 Arkansas - North Carolina
I-640 Tennessee
I-840 North Carolina
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