Bannered routes of U.S. Route 19

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U.S. Route 19 marker

U.S. Route 19
Highway system

Several bannered routes of U.S. Route 19 exist. In order from south to north they are as follows.

Existing[edit]

St. Petersburg-Holiday alternate route[edit]


U.S. Highway 19 Alternate
Location: St. Petersburg-Holiday, Florida
Length: 40.08 mi[1] (64.50 km)
Existed: 1951–
Red Alt US 19 in Clearwater.

Alternate U.S. Route 19 is the 40.08-mile (64.50 km) former section of U.S. Route 19 from St. Petersburg, Florida to Holiday.

Beginning at the intersection of 4th Street N (US 92 and SR 687 and 5th Avenue N in St. Petersburg, Florida, it runs west of US 19 near the Gulf coast passing through the cities of Seminole, Clearwater, Dunedin and Tarpon Springs before ending at US 19 in Holiday, Pasco County, Florida. It is also the unsigned State Road 595 throughout the entire route. It also runs along much of the Pinellas Trail.

Albany business loop[edit]


U.S. Highway 19 Business
Location: Albany, Georgia



Leesburg bypass route[edit]


U.S. Highway 19 Bypass
Location: Leesburg, Georgia

U.S. Route 19 Bypass is a short western bypass of the town of Leesburg in Lee County, which was completed in 2009.[2] It is concurrent with State Route 3 Bypass and briefly with State Route 32.



Griffin business loop[edit]


U.S. Highway 19 Business
Location: Griffin, Georgia

U.S. Route 19 Business (US 19 Business) in Griffin, Georgia is co-signed with Bus US 41. It begins at the intersection of US 19/41 and Georgia State Route 155, and follows GA 155 north around Griffin-Spalding County Airport. Then it turns west at Georgia State Route 16 until it curves onto Georgia State Route 92 until finally ending at a wye interchange with US 19/41.



Dahlonega business loop[edit]


U.S. Highway 19 Business
Location: Dahlonega, Georgia

U.S. Route 19 Business in Dahlonega is signed with both Georgia State Route 9 and Georgia State Route 52[3]


Murphy business loop[edit]


U.S. Route 19 Business
Location: Murphy, North Carolina
Length: 3 mi (5 km)
Existed: 1980–present

U.S. Route 19 Business is a 3 miles (4.8 km) business route established in 1980 that replaced the original US 19 routing through the city of Murphy, along Hiwassee Street, Valley River Avenue, Hill Street, Andrews Road and Pleasant Valley Road.[4]

Andrews business loop[edit]


U.S. Route 19 Business
Location: Andrews, North Carolina
Length: 3 mi (5 km)
Existed: 1979–present

U.S. Route 19 Business is a 3 miles (4.8 km) business route established in 1979 replaced the original US 19 routing through the city of Andrews, along Main Street.[4]

Bryson City connector[edit]


U.S. Route 19 Connector
Location: Bryson City, North Carolina
Length: 0.72 mi[5] (1.16 km)
Existed: 2011–present
US 19 Connector, in Bryson City, NC

U.S. Route 19 Connector (US 19 Conn) is a .72-mile (1.16 km) connector route established on October 2011, that connect US 19 (Main Street) with US 74 (Great Smoky Mountains Expressway). Also known as Veterans Boulevard, it was upgraded to primary status because of real need of maintenance and Swain County's secondary route budget was unable to support it. The route is an undivided four-lane the entire length and serves as the main entrance to Bryson City.[6]

The entire route is in Bryson City, Swain County.

Mile[5] km Destinations Notes
0.00 0.00 US 74 (Great Smoky Mountains Expressway) – Murphy, Sylva
0.72 1.16 US 19 (Main Street)
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


Asheville business loop[edit]


U.S. Route 19 Business
Location: Asheville, North Carolina
Length: 2.3 mi[7] (3.7 km)
Existed: 1960–present

U.S. Route 19 Business (US 19 Bus), established in 1960, is a 2.3 miles (3.7 km) business route currently starts on Haywood Road then go north on I-26/I-240 (exit 2) back to the main US 19 (exit 3). Historically, US 19 Business continued along Haywood Road, connecting to Clingman Avenue and then to Patton Avenue/US 19. In 1961, it extended over Patton Avenue through downtown Asheville when US 19 moved onto the East-West Freeway. In 1962, it was rerouted to its current alignment from Haywood Road to Hanover Street (now I-26/I-240). It is co-signed with US 23 Bus.[4]

Weaverville business loop[edit]


U.S. Route 19 Business
Location: Weaverville, North Carolina
Length: 5.5 mi[8] (8.9 km)
Existed: 1967–present
US 19 Business in Weaverville

U.S. Route 19 Business, established on September 1967, this 5.5 miles (8.9 km) business route follows the original US 19 mainline through the city of Weaverville. The business loop is clearly marked along the route, though the freeway bypass (I-26/US 19/US 23) does not mention it. It starts from exit 23 interchange (with a brief overlap with US 25), then goes north along Weaverville Road and Main Street; it reconnects with the freeway at the exit 18 interchange via Clarks Chapel Road/Monticello Road.[4][9]

The entire route is in Buncombe County.

Location Mile[8] km Destinations Notes
Woodfin 0.0 0.0
Future I‑26 / US 19 / US 23 / US 70 – Asheville, Marshall, Johnson City
US 25 (Merrimon Avenue)
Brief overlap with US 25
Weaverville 4.5 7.2 Weaver Boulevard
5.5 8.9
Future I‑26 / US 19 / US 23 – Asheville, Mars Hill, Johnson City
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


Bristol truck route[edit]


U.S. Route 19 Truck
Location: Bristol, Virginia
Length: 2.2 mi[10] (3.5 km)

U.S. Route 19 Truck (US 19 Truck), which shares a complete concurrency with US 11 Truck, provides a bypass route for truckers avoiding the residential area of Euclid Avenue.

Lebanon business loop[edit]


U.S. Route 19 Business
Location: Lebanon, Virginia
Length: 4.0 mi[11] (6.4 km)


Tazewell business loop[edit]


U.S. Route 19-460 Business
Location: Tazewell, Virginia
Length: 8.0 mi[12] (12.9 km)

U.S. Route 19 Business (US 19 Business) is an eight mile business route of US 460 in Tazewell, Virginia. It is co-signed with Bus US 460.


Pittsburgh truck route[edit]


U.S. Route 19 Truck
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Length: 19.4 mi[13] (31.2 km)
Existed: 1946–present

U.S. Route 19 Truck (US 19 Truck) is a truck route route of U.S. Route 19 (US 19) located in Western Pennsylvania in the Pittsburgh Metro Area that has a length of 19 miles (31 km). It is a loop off US 19; the southern terminus located in Mt. Lebanon and the northern terminus in McCandless Township, connecting to US 19 at both ends. The route is notable for a large, unorthodox interchange with the Penn–Lincoln Parkway (I-376/US 22/US 30) just west of the Fort Pitt Tunnel, where the route joins the Parkway and forms several wrong-way concurrencies, including one with its own opposing directions.[14] North of Pittsburgh, U.S. Route 19 Truck is called McKnight Road and south of Pittsburgh it carries West Liberty Avenue and Washington Road.

Former[edit]

Brooksville alternate route[edit]


U.S. Highway 19 Alternate
Location: Bayonet Point-Brooksville, Florida
Length: 32 mi[15] (51 km)
Existed: 1937–1938

U.S. Route 19 Alternate was a former segment of US 19 that ran from Bayonte Point to Brooksville, Florida, which only existed for one year. It ran along what is today State Road 52 from Bayonet Point to Gowers Corner, and then turned north along US 41 into Brooksville.



Thomasville business route[edit]


U.S. Highway 19 Business
Location: Thomasville-Ochlocknee, Georgia
Existed: 1961–1985


Waynesville alternate route[edit]

U.S. Route 19A
Location: Waynesville, North Carolina
Existed: 1939–1948[15]

U.S. Route 19 Alternate (US 19A) was routed through downtown Waynesville along with US 23A (today as US 23 Business).[15]

Lake Junaluska-Ela alternate route (1947-1948)[edit]

U.S. Route 19A
Location: Lake Junaluska-Ela, North Carolina
Existed: 1947–1948[15]

U.S. Route 19 Alternate (US 19A) was routed from Lake Junaluska to Ela, through Maggie Valley and Cherokee. This route lasted one year before it switched back as main US 19 in 1948.[15]

Lake Junaluska-Ela alternate route (1948-1987)[edit]

U.S. Route 19A
Location: Lake Junaluska-Ela, North Carolina
Existed: 1948–1987[15]

U.S. Route 19 Alternate (US 19A) was routed from Lake Junaluska to Ela, through Sylva and Dillsboro. This route was replaced by US 74.[15]

Asheville alternate route[edit]

U.S. Route 19A
Location: Asheville, North Carolina
Length: 2.3 mi[16] (3.7 km)
Existed: 1949–1960[15]

U.S. Route 19 Alternate (US 19A) was routed along Haywood Road through Asheville. This route was re-branded as US 19 Business in 1960.[15]

Cane River-Elk Park alternate route[edit]

U.S. Route 19A
Location: Cane River-Elk Park, North Carolina
Existed: 1935–1937[15]

US 19E was labeled on several commercial maps as U.S. Route 19A; it is unknown if the route ever indeed changed signage or was simply a mapping error of that time period.[15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ FDOT Federal Aid Report
  2. ^ Georgia Department of Transportation. [1], Lee County 2009 Revision Map. Accessed on 15 November 2012.
  3. ^ Steve Williams photo; October 1998 (Gribblenation: Georgia Road Photos Gallery)
  4. ^ a b c d "NCRoads.com: US 19 Business". Archived from the original on 25 November 2010. Retrieved 2010-10-31. [unreliable source]
  5. ^ a b Google Inc. "US 19 Connector - Bryson City". Google Maps (Map). Cartography by Google, Inc. https://maps.google.com/maps?saddr=Spring+St%2FVeterans+Blvd&daddr=Veterans+Blvd&hl=en&ll=35.424973,-83.43863&spn=0.02927,0.055747&sll=35.424169,-83.446484&sspn=0.029271,0.055747&geocode=FaOOHAId_K8G-w%3BFdZ7HAIdLtMG-w&t=p&mra=dme&mrsp=1&sz=15&z=15. Retrieved January 29, 2013.
  6. ^ "US 19 Conn Route Change (2011-10-26)" (PDF). North Carolina Department of Transportation. October 26, 2011. Retrieved January 27, 2013. 
  7. ^ Google Inc. "US 19 Business - Asheville". Google Maps (Map). Cartography by Google, Inc. http://maps.google.com/maps?f=d&source=s_d&saddr=US-23+BUS+S&daddr=I-240+E%2FI-26+W&hl=en&geocode=FQT0HgIdRogT-w%3BFbIMHwIdYvMT-w&mra=me&mrsp=1,0&sz=18&sll=35.588238,-82.578741&sspn=0.003259,0.006968&ie=UTF8&ll=35.583548,-82.590151&spn=0.026072,0.055747&z=15. Retrieved December 1, 2013.
  8. ^ a b Google Inc. "US 19 Bus - Weaverville". Google Maps (Map). Cartography by Google, Inc. http://maps.google.com/maps?saddr=US-23+BUS+N&daddr=35.673035,-82.58161+to:Clarks+Chapel+Rd%2FUS-23+BUS+N&hl=en&ll=35.682817,-82.555561&spn=0.116148,0.222988&sll=35.714555,-82.561913&sspn=0.001814,0.003484&geocode=FcbkHwIdCOwT-w%3BFctTIAIdlucT-yk_wqOnvYpZiDG8ATmSjGimrg%3BFRz4IAIdrjMU-w&mra=me&mrsp=1,0&sz=19&z=13&via=1. Retrieved 2011-07-23.
  9. ^ "US 19 Bus Route Change (1967-09-29)" (PDF). North Carolina Department of Transportation. September 29, 1967. Retrieved January 27, 2013. 
  10. ^ Google Inc. "US 11/19 Truck - Bristol, Virginia". Google Maps (Map). Cartography by Google, Inc. https://maps.google.com/maps?saddr=Commonwealth+Ave&daddr=36.6005881,-82.1899539+to:36.5956694,-82.18576+to:36.6040601,-82.1736145+to:Unknown+road&hl=en&ll=36.603677,-82.179065&spn=0.028009,0.055747&sll=36.602351,-82.177176&sspn=0.014005,0.027874&geocode=FXqCLgIdCtkZ-w%3BFQx7LgIdf-EZ-ynpRH6QbXZQiDGR-GXOj9sGKg%3BFdVnLgId4PEZ-yl3GUIzaXZQiDE4rI1GGZwiiA%3BFZyILgIdUiEa-ymRK19SfHZQiDH5b2NiZjSyfw%3BFSqaLgIdzhoa-w&mra=dpe&mrsp=3&sz=16&via=1,2,3&t=p&z=15. Retrieved February 24, 2013.
  11. ^ Google Inc. "US 19 Business - Lebanon, Virginia". Google Maps (Map). Cartography by Google, Inc. https://maps.google.com/maps?saddr=US-19+N&daddr=36.9007962,-82.0831955+to:US-19+BUS+S%2FTrail+of+the+Lonesome+Pine&hl=en&ll=36.899048,-82.064009&spn=0.05745,0.111494&sll=36.897847,-82.077012&sspn=0.028726,0.055747&geocode=FV7gMgIdNEob-w%3BFbwPMwIdhYIb-yn7pbG9AAVQiDFyQNTKoLTnlA%3BFYUuMwId2zkc-w&mra=dpe&mrsp=1&sz=15&via=1&t=p&z=14. Retrieved February 24, 2013.
  12. ^ Google Inc. "US 19 Business - Tazewell, Virginia". Google Maps (Map). Cartography by Google, Inc. https://maps.google.com/maps?saddr=US-19+N%2FUS-460+E%2FTrail+of+the+Lonesome+Pine&daddr=37.1035745,-81.5490974+to:37.128732,-81.493611+to:Unknown+road&hl=en&ll=37.127066,-81.512547&spn=0.114556,0.222988&sll=37.106807,-81.532116&sspn=0.057293,0.111494&geocode=FfRpNgIdcUcj-w%3BFdYnNgId16gj-yltdmjMctNPiDEy4VTY2dH7Ow%3BFRyKNgIdlYEk-ykXF-V4GC1OiDG5DU9e4Wsd1g%3BFf_dNgIdHaYk-w&mra=dpe&mrsp=1&sz=14&via=1,2&t=p&z=13. Retrieved February 24, 2013.
  13. ^ DeLorme Street Atlas USA 2007
  14. ^ Multiplexed Roads - Image of 5 route concurrency
  15. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k 19a1 "Florida in Kodachrome: Alternate US 19 (West Florida)". Retrieved 2011-11-20. 
  16. ^ Google Inc. "US 19A-5". Google Maps (Map). Cartography by Google, Inc. http://maps.google.com/maps?f=d&source=s_d&saddr=US-23+BUS+S&daddr=I-240+E%2FI-26+W&hl=en&geocode=FbfzHgId9YgT-w%3BFR0LHwIdSPAT-w&mra=me&mrcr=0&mrsp=1,0&sz=16&sll=35.586532,-82.578735&sspn=0.013035,0.027874&ie=UTF8&ll=35.583758,-82.584314&spn=0.026071,0.055747&z=15. Retrieved 2011-02-02.

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