Community maintained discussions on Highway 58 running along Bogue Banks and other western Carteret County NC towns. This is a major roadway that travels from Atlantic Beach to Emerald Isle, then across the sound in to Cape Carteret, Peletier, and terminating in Stella at the Jones County line.
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Current News And Information
This section is maintained for up to the minute information as it relates to road closures, vehicle accidents, information pertaining to future widening, evacuations, and other news information.
November 2020: From November 16 through November 20 Highway 58 will be closed while transportation officials fix a storm drain. The road closure will happen near Bucks Corner Road and NCDOT established two detours, one for vehicle traffic and another for tractor-trails and long wheel based trucks. The vehicle detour will utilize Whitehouse fork road and the tractor-trailer detour will utilize U.S. 17, Belgrade-Swansboro Rd and Highway 24.
January and February 2020: Emerald Isle Bridge repairs
January 2020: Initial discussions on a 3rd Bogue Banks bridge near Salter Path and Indian Beach with the potential for Highway 58 widening. This will be 5-8 years out.
Cities And Towns Along This Road: Atlantic Beach, Pine Knoll Shores, Indian Beach, Salter Path, Emerald Isle, Cedar Point, Cape Carteret, Peletier, and Stella.
Major Intersections: Atlantic Beach Causeway, Fort Macon Road, West Drive, Ocean Ridge Drive, Lee Drive, Mimosa Boulevard, Arborvitae Drive, Dogwood Circle, Pine Knoll Boulevard, Coral Drive, Sea Isle Point, Hoffman Beach Road, Salter Path Road, Emerald Drive, Ocean Dr, Coast Guard Road, WB McLean Drive, Cedar Point Boulevard, Highway 24, Taylor Notion Road, and Pettiford Park Circle.
Major Landmarks: Parkerton Inn, Croatan National Forest, Emerald Isle Bridge, Holiday Trav-L-Park Resort, Bluewater Vacation Rentals, Crystal Coast Welcome Center, Trinity Center, Double Tree Hotel, Coral Bay Club, and Fort Macon State Park.
Subdivisions and Neighborhoods: Asbury Beach, Estuary Subdivision, Fort Macon Townes, Island Quay, Triple Ess Shores, Sea Dreams, Club Colony, Club Colony Dunes, Money Island, Soundview Isles, Ned T. Grady & Geo L. Edwards, Atlantic Beach Isles, Phillip R. Taylor, Peppertree Resort, Pelican Park, J.Taylor & W. Smith, Ocean Ridge, Ocean Reef II, Coastal Shores, Knollwood Banks, Ocean Breeze, Bogue View Shores, Pine Knoll Golf Course, Bogue Pines, Fairways, Bill Christian, Ocean Front, Roosevelt Estate, Abonita Properties, McGinnis Point, Live Oak Forest, Pine Knoll Village and Commercial, Ocean Shore, Maritime Place, Pelican Point, Egret Lake, Fiddlers Ridge, Westport Pointe, Forest Dunes, Sandpiper Village, Sea Isle Plantation North, Kiawa, Hoffman Beach, Bufflehead, Emerald Isle by the Sea, Island Shore, Ocean Reef, Pier Pointe, Rock Point, Windfall North & South, George F. Spell, James Singleton, L.A. Freeden, Bell Cove Heights, Surf Landing Cove, Shorewood, Sea Crest North, The Breakers, Marsh Cove, Shell Cove North, Columbus Square, Bluewater Bay, Dogwood Acres, Archers Point, Piney Point, Maritime Forest, Jefferson Place, Oakland Hills, Ocean Forest, Holly Point, W.B. McLean Estates, Emerald Plantation Village, Bell Cove Village, Star Hill Golf and Country Club, Piners Park, Elizabeth C. Blythe, Five Aprils Plantation, Pettiford Point, Emerald Estates, and Coldwater Creek.
Law Enforcement: Each municipality listed above has their own police force, EMS, and fire department. The Carteret County Sheriff’s Department also handles calls for service.
This road is approximately 29 miles long.
Emerald Isle is a 20 minute drive from Atlantic Beach. Stella is a 10 minute drive from Emerald Isle.
In Indian Beach, Pine Knoll Shores, and Salter path, there is access to convenience stores and small retail stores, while in in Atlantic Beach and Emerald Isle there is more commercial grocery stores, banking, and other retail stores.
In Cedar Point and Cape Carteret, there is considerable shopping, banking, and retail stores.
In Peletier and Stella there are convenience stores and small retail stores. Stella is a 7 minute drive to Cape Carteret.
Bodies of Water: Atlantic Ocean, Bogue Sound, White Oak River.
Schools: Croatan High School, White Oak Elementary, and Bogue Sound Middle School for those in Emerald Isle, Cape Carteret, Peletier, and Stella. West Carteret High School, Morehead City Primary, Morehead Elementary, and Morehead Middle School for those in Indian Beach, Salter Path, Pine Knoll Shores, and Atlantic Beach.
Located in the 252 area code.
County Boundaries: Jones County near Stella. Within a 5 minute drive of Onslow County via Cedar Point.
Highway 58 Discussions
Using the discussion form below, we are looking for discussions centered around road work and improvements, cost of living, cost of homes and land, specific Carteret County Schools, information related to the new Bogue Banks bridge and Interstate 42, new businesses, growth and development in the area, major resorts, things to do and attractions, CAMA beach access parking, subdivisions and neighborhoods, and other information about this highway.