Interstate 516 east & Georgia 21 south
Georgia 21 (Augusta Road) transitions into Interstate 516 beyond the intersection with Oak Street south. The fledgling freeway quickly enters a parclo interchange (Exit 8) with Burnsed Boulevard, which links U.S. 80 & GA 26 with Georgia 25 (Main Street). U.S. 80 follows Bay Street east, parallel to I-516 & GA 21, to Lathrop Avenue, which leads north to the Port of Savannah - Ocean Terminal. Photo taken 01/03/14.
Exit 8 departs Interstate 516 east & Georgia 21 south for Burnsed Boulevard. U.S. 80 & GA 26 lead west from Garden City to Pooler and east along Bay Street to Lynes Parkway south at Exit 7. Photo taken 01/03/14.
Interstate 516 east & Georgia 21-25 south
A loop ramp (Exit 7) leaves I-516 east in one quarter mile for Georgia 25 Connector (Bay Street) east to Downtown Savannah. GA 25 Connector joins Lynes Parkway with the Talmadge Bridge (U.S. 17 & GA 404 Spur). Photo taken 01/03/14.
Georgia 25 south combines with Interstate 516 east & GA 21 south from Main Street and Port Wentworth. The state route stays on Lynes Parkway to Ogeechee Road, where it joins U.S. 17 south to the Florida state line. Photo taken 01/03/14.
Georgia 25 Connector branches east from GA 25 at Exit 7 for Bay Street. Bay Street, the former alignment of U.S. 80, leads drivers east 1.9 miles to Downtown Savannah and 2.6 miles to the Talmadge Bridge (via GA 25 Conn). Photo taken 01/03/14.
Interstate 516 and U.S. 80-Georgia 26 east & Georgia 21-25 south
U.S. 80 merges onto the freeway from the Augusta Avenue half diamond interchange just south of Exit 7. Photo taken 01/03/14.
Spanning Louisville Road and a Norfolk Southern Railroad line, Lynes Parkway south next meets Interstate 16 and U.S. 17 north at a directional cloverleaf interchange (Exit 5). Interstate 16 provides a direct route to the Historic District of Savannah while U.S. 17 north links the city with Jasper County, South Carolina via the Talmadge Bridge. Photo taken 01/03/14.
Interstate 516 east enters a half diamond interchange with Gwinnett Street (Exit 6 on westbound) ahead of Exit 5 for Interstate 16. Photo taken 05/29/07.
Exit 5 prepares to part ways with Lynes Parkway south for Interstate 16 east & U.S. 17 north into Savannah and I-16 west to Pooler, Bloomingdale and Dublin. Photo taken 01/03/14.
Removed reassurance shield assembly posted at the Gwinnett Street on-ramp. U.S. 17 followed I-516 south from Garden City to I-16 until 1988, when it was relocated east onto the original Talmadge Bridge. Photo taken 05/29/07.
All traffic bound for Interstate 16 departs I-516 east in unison at Exit 5. An intrastate route, I-16 travels 167 miles overall between Montgomery Street & Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard in Savannah and Interstate 75 at Macon. Photo taken 01/03/14.
Exit 5 partitions into east and westbound ramps to Interstate 16. Interstate 16 splits with the 37th Street Connector (GA 204 south) in 1.2 miles and ends in 2.3 miles. Westward, I-16 ventures six miles to Interstate 95 and 162 miles to Macon. Photo taken 01/03/14.
Interstate 516 and U.S. 80-Georgia 26 east & U.S. 17 and Georgia 21-25 south
Lynes Parkway elevates over a CSX Railroad line and Tremont Road ahead of the Exit 4 loop ramp. Tremont Road angles southeast from an industrial area at Telfair Junction to end at U.S. 80 & Georgia 26 (Ogeechee Road). The Savannah Amtrak Station lies along Telfair Road near its intersection with Tremont Avenue. Photo taken 01/03/14.
U.S. 17 combines with Interstate 516 and company southward from I-16 to Ogeechee Road (Exit 3). Photo taken 01/03/14.
U.S. 17 & GA 25 south and U.S. 80 & GA 26 east split with Interstate 516 at the forthcoming diamond interchange (Exit 3) with Ogeechee Road. U.S. 17 & Georgia 25 follow Ogeechee Road southwest to Silk Hope toward Richmond Hill and Brunswick. U.S. 80 & Georgia 26 resume an eastward heading to Victory Drive through Midtown Savannah. Photo taken 01/03/14.
Interstate 516 east at the Exit 3 off-ramp for Ogeechee Road. U.S. 80 & Georgia 26 travel another 20.7 miles eastward to Thunderbolt, Fort Pulaski National Monument and their eastern terminus at Tybee Island. Photo taken 01/03/14.
Interstate 516 east & Georgia 21 south
Constructed in the early 1990s and formerly named the Southwest Bypass, Veterans Parkway constitutes a freeway leading southwest from Lynes Parkway (Exit 2) to Georgia 204 (Abercorn Street Extension) by Southside Savannah. Photo taken 01/03/14.
Entering the trumpet interchange (Exit 2) with Veterans Parkway south on Interstate 516 east. Constructed by Chatham County, Veterans Parkway provides a bypass route to Georgia 204 west toward both Interstate 95 and Richmond Hill. Photo taken 01/03/14.
Veterans Parkway winds west to a diamond interchange with Chatham Parkway before turning south to the marshes surrounding the Little Ogeechee River. Photo taken 01/03/14.
Lynes Parkway turns east from Exit 2 to reenter the city limits of Savannah at the CSX Southover Yard underpass. Photo taken 01/03/14.
An intersection stub remains along side Interstate 516 east & Georgia 21 south opposite Mitchell Boulevard in Hunter Army Air Field. Photo taken 01/03/14.
Passing by milepost one along Interstate 516 east & Georgia 21 south. Hunter AAF lines the south side of the freeway to Mildred Street. Photo taken 01/03/14.
Interstate 516 east & Georgia 21 south prepare to transition to DeRenne Avenue east of Mildred Street and this overhead assembly. A set of concrete barriers block access onto Mildred Street south. Photo taken 01/03/14.
Interstate 516 ends at the signalized intersection of DeRenne Avenue and Montgomery Street. Georgia 21 continues another 0.4 miles along DeRenne Avenue to end at Georgia 204 (Abercorn Street). DeRenne Avenue constitutes a busy surface arterial east to Waters Avenue and Truman Parkway. Photo taken 01/03/14.



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05/29/07, 01/03/14 by AARoads

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Page Updated 01-29-2014.