Traffic Notice

The pair of rest areas along Interstate 95, near Exit 98, in Johnston County, are being renovated. The interior of both buildings on the northbound and southbound sides of the highway will get face-lifts. They will renovate one rest area at a time, starting with the northbound location on August 1st, 2023. The work will require the rest area to be closed to the public for about four months. When finished, the contractor will similarly close and renovate the southbound rest area.

Maps & Directions

Today most everyone has a GPS at their disposal, but if you like to have a map in hand, just give us a call.

Johnston County pullout from East Coast Map on the Visitors Guide.It's a straight shot along our major Interstates 95 and 40 to Johnston County, making our county the North-South and East-West connection in North Carolina.

Johnston County is located in the Piedmont Region of North Carolina, just 30 minutes from Raleigh, our state capital.  RDU International Airport is 30-45 minutes west from Johnston along the I-40 corridor with 400 daily flights. AMTRAK in Selma offers two daily trains for rail passengers.

Mid-way along I-95, Smithfield in Johnston County is approximately the 0 mile marker between New York City and Jacksonville, Florida. 

Don't pass us by - we invite you to explore what awaits beyond the highway!
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