U.S. 29 South - Lynchburg & Campbell County

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U.S. 29 South
U.S. 29 overtakes U.S. 29 Business from Wards Road at the split with U.S. 460 near Lynchburg Regional Airport. U.S. 460 east connects Lynchburg with Appomattox and Farmville. Photo taken 05/30/05.
Southbound reassurance shield and mileage sign posted for U.S. 29 along Wards Road near Lynchburg Regional Airport. Wards Road carries the highway southward 19 miles to Altavista. Photo taken 06/05/05.
SSR 738 (English Tavern Road) loops east from U.S. 29 (Wards Road) to Sunnymeade Road (SSR 677) and others as an old alignment of U.S. 29. Photo taken 06/05/05.
Virginia 24 (Colonial Highway) crosses paths with U.S. 29 (Wards Road) at Yellow Branch, midway between Lynchburg and Altavista. The east-west highway joins Wards Road with Evington and Roanoke to the west and Rustburg and Concord to the east. Photo taken 06/05/05.
Virginia 24 travels 94 miles overall between U.S. 60 at Mt. Rush and Virginia 116 in Roanoke. Closer to U.S. 29, the state route provides access to Smith Mountain Lake. Photo taken 06/05/05.
The rural nature of U.S. 29 (Wards Road) continues along the 12-mile drive southward to Altavista. Photo taken 06/05/05.
South of Kingston, U.S. 29 meets SSR 912 (Castle Craig Road), a former alignment of U.S. 29 looping to the east. Photo taken 06/05/05.
Eight miles north of Altavista on U.S. 29 south. Photo taken 06/05/05.
SSR 1190 (Fernbrooke Drive) represents one of many residential side roads that emanate from U.S. 29 (Wards Road). Photo taken 06/05/05.
The first of four Altavista interchanges along U.S. 29 (Wards Road) south is that of the Business Loop (Main Street). Photo taken 06/05/05.
U.S. 29 upgrades to a freeway on the approach to the Altavista bypass. The four-lane highway spans Otter River ahead of the diamond interchange with Main Street and SSR 712 (Dearing Ford Road) north. Photo taken 06/05/05.
U.S. 29 Business begins and heads south along Main Street through both Altavista and Hurt. The loop returns to U.S. 29 in Pittsylvania County. Photo taken 06/05/05.
SSR 711 (Clarion Road) connects U.S. 29 (Wards Road) with SSR 714 (Lynch Mill Road) to the south and SSR 712 (Dearing Ford Road) to the north. Photo taken 06/05/05.
Gretna is the next city of interest along U.S. 29 leading south from Altavista and Hurt. Photo taken 06/05/05.
The parclo interchange with Clarion Road was added after the initial completion of the Altavista bypass of U.S. 29. SSR 711 north to SSR 712 provides an alternate route to Lynch Station to the west. SSR 711 otherwise continues north to Scott Mountain and west to SSR 626 at Otter River. Photo taken 06/05/05.
SSR 714 (Lynch Mill Road) stems west from U.S. 29 Business (Main Street) in Altavista to a folded diamond interchange with U.S. 29 (Wards Road). SR 714 continues north to Dearing Ford Road (712) at Lynch Station and SSR 626. Photo taken 06/05/05.
Virginia 43 (Bedford Highway) meets U.S. 29 (Wards Road) at a diamond interchange south of Lynch Station and north of Altavista. Photo taken 06/05/05.
Virginia 43 follows Bedford Avenue southward to its end at U.S. 29 Business (Main Street). Northward, the highway meanders to Leesville, Bedford, Buchanan, and Eagle Rock, the north end of the 60-mile route. Photo taken 06/05/05.
U.S. 29 exits Campbell County at the Staunton (Roanoke) River bridge into Pittsylvania County. Photo taken 06/05/05.


 


Photo Credits:

05/30/05, 06/05/05 by AARoads

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U.S. 460
U.S. 501

Page Updated 03-12-2010.