On May 27, 2016 Governor Pat McCrory and NC Department of Transportation Secretary Nick Tennyson joined state and local officials and members of the Highway 70 Corridor Commission to open the completed Goldsboro Bypass.  The bypass will provide greater access to Seymour Johnson AFB, the Port at Morehead City, Global TransPark and the Crystal Coast.  The US 70 corridor between Interstate 40 and Morehead City has been designated Interstate 42.