U.S. 601

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U.S. 601 parallels the Interstate 77 corridor from Monroe northward to its terminus at Mount Airy. The route generally stays in rural areas, with exceptions including the overlap with Interstate 85 through Concord and Salisbury and the stretch through Monroe.

U.S. 601 North
McKinney Road (SR 1544) stems northwest from U.S. 601 by I-74, 2.88 miles to Red Brush Road (SR 1350). Photo taken 01/17/19.
U.S. 601 concludes at U.S. 52 Bypass (Andy Griffith Parkway) in Mount Airy. U.S. 52 Bypass encircles the western and southern sides of the city between Boones Hill and Toast. Photo taken 07/09/10.
Rockford Street (SR 2426) continues beyond the end of U.S. 601 across Lovills Creek to Downtown Mount Airy. Rockford Street was formerly apart of U.S. 601 to U.S. 52 Business. Photo taken 07/09/10.
U.S. 601 South
U.S. 601 (Rockford Street) leads south from U.S. 52 (Andy Griffith Parkway) along a heavily developed commercial stretch lined with fast food eateries, big box retail and lodging. W Stewart Drive (SR 2151) and Forest Drive (SR 1365) meet U.S. 601 at this traffic light. Photo taken 07/09/10.
The first southbound shield for U.S. 601 stands beyond the intersection with Forest Drive and Stewart Drive. Photo taken 07/09/10.
Edgewood Drive (SR 1366) arcs east from U.S. 601 (Rockford Street) to Park Drive (SR 2000). Photo taken 07/09/10.
U.S. 601 transitions into a rural four lane, divided highway beyond the separation with Old Highway 601 to White Plains. The ensuing stretch spans Stewarts Creek. Photo taken 07/09/10.
Connecting U.S. 52 with I-77 to the west, a 17-mile section of Interstate 74 bypasses Mount Airy to the south. Photo taken 07/09/10.
Interstate 74 was designated within Surry County in April 2001. I-74 combines with I-77 north six miles to the west en route to the Virginia state line. Heading southeast, Future I-74 follows U.S. 52 to Winston-Salem. Photo taken 07/09/10.
Interstate 74 west connects with I-77 south to Statesville and north to Wytheville, Virginia. Photo taken 01/17/19.

Photo Credits:

07/09/10, 01/17/19 by AARoads

Connect with:
Interstate 40
Interstate 74
Interstate 85
U.S. 29
U.S. 52
U.S. 64
U.S. 70
U.S. 74
U.S. 421

Page Updated 08-09-2020.

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