ROCKINGHAM COUNTY TRANSPORTATION
Good to GO: Omni-modal momentum
The radius: Powerful. The reach: Global. To stay further ahead, start ahead from a prime location that puts resources and markets at your command—just 25 minutes from Greensboro, and just 2 hours from Charlotte and Raleigh/Durham, with a booming consumer market of 4.9 million within a 90-minute drive, two global ports within 4.5 hours, and two-thirds of all domestic markets within a day’s drive.
Strategic location + superior logistics: Rockingham County opens all routes—highway, port, rail and air—allowing the utmost choice in logistics. Create a custom path to profitability through:
Multiple highway improvements now rolling toward completion promise to rev up Rockingham County’s already rapid highway transit, with the new I-73 connector streamlining access to the I-73 corridor, and with the Greensboro Urban Loop easing connections to I-40 and I-85 as well as Greensboro.
As Rockingham County opens the way in re-shoring, North Carolina ports play a pivotal supporting role with superb service and valuable tax incentives. With ports at Morehead City and Wilmington, both located less than 240 miles away, and with inland terminal locations at Charlotte and Greenville, Rockingham County industries have turned global supply chains into global value chains. Karastan (Mohawk Industries), Unifi, Gildan, Albaad USA, McMichael Mills and others are reaping the rewards of global port access.
Norfolk Southern’s blanket service east of the Mississippi River (over 36,000 route miles in 22 Eastern states)—plus intermodal hubs in Greensboro and Charlotte—make Rockingham County’s NS Class I connections a strategically comprehensive shipping choice. Currently, Rockingham County manufacturing chooses cost-effective rail to ship nearly 40 million gross tons of materials and goods annually.
Just 30 minutes away, the Piedmont Triad International Airport serves as both shipping center, home to Fed Ex’s Mid-Atlantic hub; and as a business generator, home to global manufacturing. Here in Rockingham County the county-owned Shiloh Airport is a well-equipped FBO with a 5,199-ft. paved and lighted runway. There are also more than 18 private airfields across the county, including a helipad in Eden. In Rockingham County, you’re in a good place for airborne success.