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U.S. 29 North Virginia Route 56 East
U.S. 29 north & Virginia 56 east share four miles of pavement between Colleen and Lovingston (U.S. 29 Business). Photo taken 05/30/05.
SSR 653 intersects U.S. 29 & Virginia 56 (Thomas Nelson Highway) next. SSR 653 spurs northward along Freshwater Cove Lane to Poplar Flats. Eastward the state route follows Oak Ridge Road toward SSR 655 near Canada Gap between Turner and Findlay Mountains. Photo taken 05/30/05.
Nearing the split of Virginia 56 east from U.S. 29 (Thomas Nelson Highway) north at front Street (U.S. 29 Business) south of Lovingston. Virginia 56 briefly follows U.S. 29 Business along Front Street before turning south along James River Road to Lakeview Heights. The state route circumvents Edge Hill on the four-mile drive to Shipman. Photo taken 05/30/05.
U.S. 29 Business follows Front Street through the Nelson County seat of Lovingston. The route emerges from near Ridge Street. Photo taken 05/30/05.
U.S. 29 South Virginia Route 56 West
Now south of Lovingston and the U.S. 29 Business loop of Front Street, U.S. 29 & Virginia 56 (Thomas Nelson Highway) meet SSR 651 (Stevens Cove Road) north. SSR 651 spurs to Fortunes Cove near Mills and Woods Mountains. Photo taken 06/05/05.
Virginia 56 branches westward along Tye Brook Highway from U.S. 29 (Thomas Nelson Highway) at Colleen. The state route ventures five miles west to a merge with Virginia 161 north at Piney River and overall to U.S. 11 at Steeles Tavern. Photo taken 06/05/05.
U.S. 29 south at the split with Virginia 56 (Tye Brook Highway) west. Virginia 56 travels 63 miles between Steeles Tavern and U.S. 60 at Dentons Corner. Photo taken 06/05/05.



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

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Page Updated 03-23-2010.