Bannered routes of U.S. Route 601

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U.S. Route 601 marker

U.S. Route 601
Highway system

A total of at least five bannered routes of U.S. Route 601 have existed, one of which has been deleted.


Bannered routes[edit]

Orangeburg truck route[edit]


U.S. Route 601 Truck
Location: Orangeburg, South Carolina
Length: 5.3 mi[1] (8.5 km)

U.S. Route 601 Truck is an alternate route for trucks to avoid downtown Orangeburg. The route overlaps with SC 4 on Stonewall Jackson Boulevard, then with US 21/US 178 on Joe S. Jeffords Highway/Whittaker Parkway/Chestnut Street.

The entire route is in Orangeburg County.

Location mi km Destinations Notes
Orangeburg 0.0 0.0 US 301 / US 601 (John C. Calhoun Drive) – Allendale, Hampton Southwest end of US 601 truck
 
US 21 / US 21 Bus. (Rowesville Road) – Yemassee, Columbia
South end of US 21/601 truck overlap
 
US 178 / US 178 Bus. (Charleston Highway) – Charleston, Pellon
South end of US 178/601 truck overlap
  US 301 (5 Chop Road) – Santee
Orangeburg SC 33 (Russell Street) – Cameron
US 601 (Magnolia Street) – St. Matthews, Camden Northeast end of US 601 truck. US 21/178
continues to US 21 BUS and US 178 BUS.
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


Camden truck route[edit]


U.S. Route 601 Truck
Location: Camden, South Carolina
Length: 3.9 mi[2] (6.3 km)

U.S. Route 601 Truck is an alternate route for trucks to avoid downtown Camden. The route is in complete concurrency with US 521 Truck on Springdale Drive/Boykin Road.

The entire route is in Camden, Kershaw County.

mi km Destinations Notes
0.0 0.0
US 1 / US 601 / US 521 Truck (West DeKalb Street) – Camden
South end of US 521 truck overlap
SC 97 (Liberty Hill Road) – Great Falls
US 521 / US 601 (Kershaw Highway) – Sumter, Kershaw North end of US 521/601 truck overlap
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


Kershaw business loop[edit]


U.S. Route 601 Business
Location: Kershaw, South Carolina
Length: 0.7 mi[3] (1.1 km)

U.S. Route 601 Business is a business loop that follows the original mainline of US 601 along Hampton Street. The route is in complete concurrency with US 521 Business.

The entire route is in Kershaw, Lancaster County.

mi[3] km Destinations Notes
0.0 0.0 US 521 (Matson Street) / US 601 – Camden South end of US 521 business overlap
0.5 0.8 SC 341 south (Marion Street) – Bethune
0.7 1.1
US 601 (Hilton Street) / US 521 Bus. north (Hampton Street) – Lancaster, Pageland
North end of US 521 business overlap
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


Dobson business loop[edit]


U.S. Route 601 Business
Location: Dobson, North Carolina
Length: 4.1 mi[4] (6.6 km)
Existed: 1970–present

U.S. Route 601 Business, established in 1970, is a 4.1-mile (6.6 km) business loop that follows the original mainline route through downtown Dobson, via Main Street..[5][6]

The entire route is in Surry County.

Location mi[4] km Destinations Notes
Dobson 0.0 0.0 US 601 – Mount Airy, Yadkinville
  4.1 6.6 US 601 – Mount Airy, Yadkinville
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


Former Bannered routes[edit]

Concord business loop[edit]


U.S. Route 601 Business
Location: Concord, North Carolina
Length: 5.2 mi[7] (8.4 km)
Existed: 1965–1997

U.S. Route 601 Business was established on October 1965 and followed the original route through downtown Concord, via Church and Union Streets and in concurrency with NC 73. In July 1997, the business loop was decommissioned[5][6][8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Google (January 26, 2013). "US 601 Truck - Orangeburg" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved January 26, 2013. 
  2. ^ Google (January 26, 2013). "US 601 Truck - Camden" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved January 26, 2013. 
  3. ^ a b Google (January 26, 2013). "US 601 Bus - Kershaw" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved January 26, 2013. 
  4. ^ a b Google (February 16, 2011). "US 601 Bus - Dobson" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved February 16, 2011. 
  5. ^ a b "US 601 Route Change (1965-10-08)" (PDF). North Carolina Department of Transportation. October 8, 1965. Retrieved January 27, 2013. 
  6. ^ a b "NCRoads.com: U.S. 601". Retrieved January 28, 2013. [unreliable source?]
  7. ^ Google (January 27, 2013). "US 601 Business - Concord, NC" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved January 27, 2013. 
  8. ^ "US 601 Route Change (1997-07-25)" (PDF). North Carolina Department of Transportation. July 25, 1997. Retrieved January 27, 2013.