Bannered routes of U.S. Route 41

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U.S. Route 41 marker

U.S. Route 41
Highway system

Several bannered routes of U.S. Route 41 exist. In order from south to north they are as follows.

Existing[edit]

Fort Myers business loop[edit]


U.S. Highway 41 Business
Location: Fort Myers, Florida

U.S. Route 41 Business is a former segment of U.S. Route 41 in Fort Myers and North Fort Myers, Florida.

The road begins at the interchange of SR 82-867. The road briefly overlaps SR 80 until it reaches southbound Fowler Street and northbound Park Avenue. Northbound and southbound BUS US 41 run parallel to each other until they reach the Edison Bridge where the two streets merge. After crossing over the Caloosahatchee River BUS 41 enters North Fort Myers where it briefly becomes a six-lane undivided highway only for the divider to return north of Cabanna Avenue. The road heads north, intersecting with State Road 78. Between State Road 78 and Powell Drive, the road becomes a four-lane divided highway and then a two-lane undivided highway north of Littleton Road. The road finally ends at a former wye at US 41.

Venice business loop[edit]


U.S. Highway 41 Business
Location: Venice, Florida
Existed: 1965[1]–present

U.S. Route 41 Business is a former segment of U.S. Route 41 and an existing segment of the Tamiami Trail in Venice, Florida that begins near Shamrock Boulevard in Venice Gardens and terminates at Venetia Bay Boulevard in the Eastgate section of Venice. The existing US 41 in Venice runs along the Venice Bypass (hidden SR 45A).

The entire route is in Sarasota County.

Location Mile[2] km Destinations Notes
  0.000 0.000 US 41 south (Tamiami Trail / SR 45)
  0.263 0.423 To US 41 north (SR 45A north) / Center Road
Venice 0.44 0.71 Circus Bridge over Gulf Intracoastal Waterway
2.249 3.619 To I‑75 / Venice Avenue (CR 772 east)
2.50 4.02 Hatchett Creek Bridge over Hatchett Creek (Gulf Intracoastal Waterway)
2.928 4.712 US 41 (Tamiami Trail / SR 45 north / SR 45A south)
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Bradenton business loop[edit]


U.S. Highway 41 Business
Location: Bradenton-Memphis, Florida
Length: 6.118 mi[2] (9.846 km)

U.S. Route 41 Business is an alternate route and former segment of U.S. Route 41 in Bradenton, Florida that begins at State Road 684 (Cortez Boulevard West) where it runs along 14th Street until it makes a sharp right turn onto 8th Avenue West and then makes another sharp left onto 9th Street West before intersecting with State Road 64 on eastbound 6th Avenue West and westbound Manatee Avenue West. The road continues north as it passes by the South Florida Museum before crossing the Green Bridge and moving onto 8th Street in Palmetto where it intersects 10th Street West, which leads to State Road 43 where the northern concurrency of U.S. Route 41 and U.S. Route 301. As 8th Street West passes by 21st Avenue West, it becomes Valencia Drive and curves to the northeast before terminating at an interchange with US 41 just south of the interchange between US 41 and US 19 in Memphis.

The entire route is in Manatee County.

Location Mile[2] km Destinations Notes
  0.000 0.000 US 41 / SR 684 west (Cortez Road / 14th Street West / SR 45 south) – Sarasota, Beaches
Bradenton 2.393 3.851 SR 64 east (6th Avenue West)
2.481 3.993 SR 64 west (Manatee Avenue)
  2.748–
3.472
4.422–
5.588
Green Bridge over Manatee River
Palmetto 4.267 6.867 To US 301 / 10th Street West (SR 43 north) – Ellenton
6.118 9.846 US 41 north (SR 45 / SR 55) – Ruskin interchange
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Tampa business loop[edit]


U.S. Highway 41 Business
Location: Tampa-Lutz, Florida
Length: 16.703 mi[2] (26.881 km)
Existed: 1931 as US 541, 1951 as US 41 Bus.–present

U.S. Route 41 Business is an alternate route to U.S. Route 41 in Tampa, Florida that begins on the Nebraska Avenue-Florida Avenue apex in Lutz and continues south on Florida Avenue. Just south of Hillsborough Avenue (U.S. Route 92), Florida Avenue becomes a one-way street and the south-bound portion splits off into Tampa Street until it reaches its southern terminus in Downtown Tampa at US 41 and State Road 676.

U.S. Route 541 was created in 1931 as a western alternate to US 41 between Palmetto and Tampa; US 41 then followed the present US 301 between those points. In 1938, US 41 was moved from Tampa north to Lutz, and the old route became an extension of US 541. US 541 was eliminated in 1951; the route north from Tampa became US 41 Business, while south from Tampa it became US 41, with old US 41 becoming an extension of US 301.

The entire route is in Hillsborough County.

Location Mile[2] km Destinations Notes
  0.000 0.000 US 41 (South 50th Street / SR 45 south / SR 599 north) / SR 676 east (Causeway Boulevard) – Tampa, Gibsonton
Tampa 1.875–
2.185
3.018–
3.516
22nd Street Causeway over McKay Bay
3.4 5.5 I‑4 (SR 400) I-4 exit 2; northbound exit and southbound entrance; trucks only (I-4 / Selmon Expressway Connector)
3.53 5.68 SR 618 (Selmon Expressway) to I‑75 – Brandon, Tampa, St. Petersburg SR 618 exit 9
3.722 5.990 SR 60 east (Adamo Drive) / 22nd Street north (SR 585 north) south end of SR 60 overlap
4.965 7.990 To SR 618 east (Selmon Expressway express lanes) / Meridian Avenue (SR 618A) – Brandon one-block SR 618A overlap (southbound only)
5.053 8.132 SR 45 north (Nebraska Avenue) to SR 618 east (Selmon Expressway local lanes) north end of SR 45 overlap
5.271 8.483 To SR 618 (Selmon Expressway) / I‑4 east / I‑275 north / Jefferson Street North – Brandon, St. Petersburg
5.492 8.839 SR 60 west (Kennedy Boulevard East / SR 685 south)
To SR 618 west (Selmon Expressway) / Tampa Street
north end of SR 60 overlap; south end of SR 685 overlap
6.096 9.811 To I‑275 north / I‑4 east / Scott Street
6.161 9.915 I‑275 south (SR 93) / Kay Street – St. Petersburg I-275 exit 44
7.828 12.598 SR 574 (Dr. M.L. King Jr. Boulevard) to I‑275
8.840 14.227 US 92 (Hillsborough Avenue / SR 600) to I‑275
11.379 18.313 SR 580 (Busch Boulevard) to I‑275 – Busch Gardens
12.870 20.712 SR 582 east (East Fowler Avenue) to I‑275
  13.880 22.338 SR 579 east / CR 582A west (Fletcher Avenue) to I‑275
  15.174 24.420 SR 678 east / CR 678 west (Bearss Avenue) to I‑275
Lutz 16.703 26.881 US 41 north (SR 45)
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Valdosta business loop[edit]


U.S. Highway 41 Business
Location: Valdosta, Georgia

U.S. Route 41 in Valdosta has been rerouted to run on Inner Perimeter Road from its southern intersection with S. Patterson St. to its northern terminus with N. Valdosta St. U.S. Route 41 Business runs concurrently with Georgia State Route 7 Business from the intersection of Inner Perimeter Road and S. Patterson St. (which is just south of the Valdosta city limits) north along S. Patterson St. over the James Beck Overpass onto N. Ashley St. continuing north along N. Ashley St. where it rejoins U.S. Route 41 at the intersection of N. Valdosta St. and Innter Perimeter Rd.

Macon business loop[edit]


U.S. Highway 41 Business
Location: Macon, Georgia

U.S. Route 41 Business begins at the northern terminus of the US 41-129 overlap. Along the way, US 80 joins the overlap. When US 129 intersects Porter Street, BUS US 41 turns left and runs concurrent with Georgia Route 19 until it terminates at US 41 and Georgia Route 247.


Griffin business loop[edit]


U.S. Highway 41 Business
Location: Griffin, Georgia

U.S. Route 41 Business (US 41 Business) in Griffin, Georgia is co-signed with Bus US 19. 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.


Monteagle, TN-Hopkinsville, KY alternate route[edit]

U.S. Route 41A
Location: Monteagle, TennesseeHopkinsville, Kentucky

U.S. Route 41 Alternate (signed U.S. Route 41A in Tennessee), as of 2005, has a northern terminus in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, 10 miles (16 km) north of the Tennessee line. It serves the city of Clarksville, Tennessee on its way to Nashville, where it briefly runs concurrently with US 41. It then separates again to serve Shelbyville, Winchester, and Tullahoma before rejoining the main route atop Monteagle Mountain. US 41A runs west of US 41 for its entire length, aside from one mile in downtown Nashville, where they are concurrent. US-41A is also concurrent with U.S. Route 31A from Nashville to Triune, Tennessee, for a distance of approximately 25 miles (40 km).

Clarksville alternate route bypass[edit]


U.S. Route 41A Bypass
Location: Clarksville, Tennessee

U.S. Route 41A bypasses the city of Clarksville, Tennessee on its south side. It first splits off from the main route at 2nd Street and Kraft, following Riverside Drive south along the Cumberland River, and then running concurrently with Tennessee State Route 76 past Tennessee State Route 13 and Tennessee State Route 48 where it begins bypass designation. The bypass runs east approximately five miles along the edge of the Cumberland. Most of the road is two lane highway, occasionally widening to three lanes to accommodate truck traffic on hills. There is one light in the middle of the bypass, where Tennessee State Route 12 (Ashland City Highway) starts approximately 1.5 mile before the bypass merges with U.S. Route 41A (Madison Street) on the east side of Clarksville. From here, U.S. Route 41A heads southeast to Nashville, Tennessee, where it further merges with U.S Route 41.


Madisonville-Henderson alternate route[edit]


U.S. Highway 41 Alternate
Location: MadisonvilleHenderson, Kentucky

Known and referred to locally as "U.S. 41-A" but signed as "Alternate U.S. 41," this route follows what was the original route of U.S. 41 between the cities of Madisonville and Henderson, Kentucky. It travels largely from east to west from its southern terminus at U.S. 41 on Madisonville's north side until reaching Kentucky Route 814 east of Providence. From that point, the road begins its turn toward the north, passing mostly through rural areas but also serving the small communities of Dixon and Poole.

Major highways intersecting the route include:

41-A's northern terminus is at "The Cloverleaf," the interchange between U.S. 60 and U.S. 41/Pennyrile Parkway on Henderson's north side.


Former[edit]

Illinois toll route[edit]

Main article: Tri-State Tollway


US 41 (1948).svg

U.S. Route 41 Toll
Location: Lansing-Antioch, Illinois
Existed: 1958–1959

U.S. Route 41 Toll was the original designation for the Tri-State Tollway, which opened in 1958. By 1959, the route was replaced by parts of I-94 and I-294.

Marquette business loop[edit]


Business US Highway 41
Location: Marquette, Michigan
Length: 2.343 mi[4] (3.771 km)
Existed: ca. 1964[5]–October 10, 2005[3]

US Highway 41 Business Route (BUS US 41) was a state trunkline highway that served as a business loop off US 41 in the US state of Michigan through the City of Marquette along Washington and Front streets. Jurisdiction over the two streets was transferred to the City as part of a route swap that resulted in the decommissioning of the trunkline. It was also previously co-designated BUS M-28, mirroring the BUS US 41/BUS M-28 designations along BUS M-28 in Ishpeming and Negaunee.

Ishpeming-Negaunee business loop[edit]


Business US Highway 41
Location: IshpemingNegaunee, Michigan
Length: 4.873 mi[4] (7.842 km)
Existed: 1937[6][7]–ca. 1958

The U.S. Highway 41 Business Route serving Ishpeming and Negaunee is the only one of the three former business loops in Michigan that is still a state-maintained highway. it is no longer designated BUS US 41. US 41/M-28 was relocated to bypass the two cities' downtowns in 1937.[6][7] The highway through downtown Ishpeming and Negaunee was redesignated US 41A/M-28A at the time [8] The Michigan State Highway Department later redesignated it ALT US 41/ALT M-28.[9] Eventually it carried the BUS US 41/BUS M-28 designation before being designated BUS M-28 in 1958.[10][11]

Baraga business loop[edit]


Business US Highway 41
Location: Baraga, Michigan
Existed: by April 15, 1940[13][14]–by June 15, 1942[12]

U.S. Highway 41 Business Route existed in Baraga in the early 1940s. As shown on the maps of the time, US 41 was relocated in Baraga between the publication of the December 1, 1939, and the April 15, 1940, MSHD maps.[13][14] A business loop followed the old routing through downtown. The last map that shows the loop was published on July 1, 1941.[15] BUS US 41 is shown under local control on the June 15, 1942, map.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 41b3 Business US 41; Venice (Florida in Kodachrome)
  2. ^ a b c d e FDOT straight line diagrams, accessed February 2014
  3. ^ "MDOT and City of Marquette Complete Jurisdictional Transfer" (Press release). Michigan Department of Transportation. November 9, 2005. Retrieved July 31, 2008. 
  4. ^ a b Michigan Department of Transportation (2001). Control Section/Physical Reference Atlas (Map). http://mdotwas1.mdot.state.mi.us/public/maps/pr/. Retrieved January 25, 2008.
  5. ^ Michigan State Highway Department (1964). Official Highway Map (Map).
  6. ^ a b Michigan State Highway Department (May 15, 1937). 1937 Official Michigan Highway Map (Map). Cartography by Rand McNally (Summer ed.). Section B5.
  7. ^ a b Michigan State Highway Department (December 1, 1937). 1937/8 Official Michigan Highway Map (Map). Cartography by Rand McNally (Winter ed.). Section B5.
  8. ^ Marquette County Road Commission (1939). Marquette County (Map).
  9. ^ Marquette County Road Commission (1950). Marquette County (Map).
  10. ^ Michigan State Highway Department (1951). City of Ishpeming Act 51 Map (Map).
  11. ^ Michigan State Highway Department (1958). Official Michigan Highway Map (Map). Section C5.
  12. ^ a b Michigan State Highway Department (June 1, 1942). 1942 Official Michigan Highway Map (Map). Cartography by Rand McNally (Summer ed.). Section B4.
  13. ^ a b Michigan State Highway Department (December 1, 1939). 1939 Official Michigan Highway Map (Map). Cartography by Rand McNally (Winter ed.).
  14. ^ a b Michigan State Highway Department (April 15, 1940). 1940 Official Michigan Highway Map (Map). Cartography by Rand McNally (Summer ed.). Section B4.
  15. ^ Michigan State Highway Department (July 1, 1941). 1941 Official Michigan Highway Map (Map). Cartography by Rand McNally (Summer ed.). Section B4.

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