Directions to NC Legislative Complex

From West/Northwest I-40 US 70

I-40: Take exit 289. This becomes Wade Avenue. As Wade Avenue ends, exit right onto Capital Boulevard South towards downtown. After Capital Boulevard becomes Dawson Street, turn left on Jones Street. The Legislative Building will be located 2 blocks away on the left.

US 70: US 70 becomes Glenwood Avenue. Stay on Glenwood to Wade Avenue. Cross the overpass and exit on Wade Avenue East. As Wade Avenue ends, exit right onto Capital Boulevard South towards downtown. After Capital Boulevard becomes Dawson Street, turn left on Jones Street. The Legislative Building will be located 2 blocks away on the left.

From Northeast US 64 US 1 and US 401 US 64

Continue on New Bern Avenue (inbound New Bern Avenue becomes Edenton Street) to the intersection of Edenton and North Wilmington. Turn right onto North Wilmington Street. Turn left at the second traffic signal onto Lane Street. The Legislative Office Building will be on your right, the Legislative Office Building will be on your left.  

US 1 and US 401: Continue on Capital Boulevard South towards downtown. After Capital Boulevard becomes Dawson Street, turn left on Jones Street. The Legislative Building will be located 2 blocks away on the left.  

From East/ Southeast I-40 US 70

US 70 US 70 merges into US 401. Continue north and stay right on South Wilmington Street. You will pass the State Capital Building on your left. The Legislative Building will be located 2 blocks away on the left.  

I-40: Exit I-440 West. Proceed to the South Saunders Street exit and exit right. Travel north on South Saunders Street, which becomes McDowell Street. Continue on McDowell to Jones Street. Turn right on Jones Street. The Legislative Building will be located 1 block away on the left.   

From South/ Southwest US 1 and US 64/US 401 US 1 and US 64

Exit onto I-440 East and proceed to South Saunders Street. Exit at South Saunders Street and go north on South Saunders Street, which later becomes McDowell Street. Continue on McDowell to Jones Street. Turn right on Jones Street. The Legislative Building will be located 1 block away on the left.  

US 401: Continue north and stay right on South Wilmington Street. You will pass the State Capital Building on your left. The Legislative Building will be located 2 blocks away on the left.  

Is there a map of the Legislative Complex?

Here is a link to a map showing the State Legislative Building, the Legislative Office Building, the Capitol, and many other State Government buildings as well as visitor parking lots.  

Where do I park when I visit the Legislative Complex?

Public parking is available in three visitor's lots. Visitor's lot #1 is located at the corner of Jones Street and Wilmington Street. Visitor's lot #2 is located in the 300 block of North Salisbury Street and can also be accessed from the 300 block of North McDowell Street. Visitors lot #3 is located at the corner of Polk Street and Wilmington Street. Rates are charged by the hour and the parking lots are controlled by the Department of Administration. Other city owned lots and private lots are available throughout the downtown area. Public spaces are available on some of the streets in the area of the Legislative Complex but parking is limited to Members and authorized staff on the streets adjoining the Legislative Complex.