From WRAL News: North Carolina could get a new interstate as part of a newly-passed federal infrastructure bill. It would be known as Interstate 685 and potentially have a big impact for the Carolina Core region, including Lee and Harnett counties. The plan is for a road that would start in the Triad and end in Dunn at Interstate 95, just minutes away from Fayetteville. U.S. Highway 421 would become designated as I-685 in the future, however, there are still a few crucial steps needed in order for the change to become a reality. Continue reading on WRAL’s website.