North Carolina Highway 135

North Carolina Highway 135 marker
North Carolina Highway 135 marker

North Carolina Highway 135 (NC 135), formally known as J.J. Webster Highway is a 11.2-mile-long (18.0 km) road running from Mayodan to Eden in the US state of North Carolina. It runs concurrently with U.S. Route 311 (US 311) most of the way.

NC 135 was designated in 1967 as an upgrade of SR 2138; the highway roughly followed its current routing. In 2000, the designation shortened to end at a rerouted NC 770. The US 311 designation was added to NC 135 in 2004.

The highway was named after James Jefferson Webster Sr., a local store owner, dairy farmer, and politician who managed W. Kerr Scott's successful gubernatorial campaign and served as a Rockingham County commissioner from 1944 until 1952. His store was destroyed to make room for the highway's expansion. On July 7, 1995 at the recommendation of Douglas Gaylon, the North Carolina Board of Transportation passed a resolution officially dedicating North Carolina Highway 135 in Rockingham County in his name. A formal dedication ceremony took place at 11:00 A.M. on October 28, 1998 at Dalton L. McMichael High School.

The entire route is in Rockingham County.

This page was last edited on 21 February 2018, at 15:56 (UTC).
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