Virginia State Route 51

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State Route 51 marker

State Route 51
Westover Drive
Route information
Maintained by VDOT
Length: 6.20 mi[1] (9.98 km)
Existed: 1954 – present
Major junctions
West end:
US 58 Bus. west of Danville
East end:
US 58 Bus. in Danville
Location
Counties: Pittsylvania, City of Danville
Highway system
US 50 US 52

State Route 51 (SR 51) is a primary state highway in the U.S. state of Virginia. Known as Westover Drive, the state highway runs 6.20 miles (9.98 km) between a pair of intersections with U.S. Route 58 Business (US 58 Business) in Pittsylvania County west of Danville and within Danville. SR 51 is the original alignment of US 58 through the western part of Danville.

Route description[edit]

SR 51 begins at a directional intersection on a tangent with US 58 Business (Martinsville Highway) in Pittsylvania County just west of the city of Danville. The state highway heads east into the independent city as a four-lane undivided highway that passes through the city's residential Westover Hills area. SR 51 parallels the north side of US 58 Business as the former highway follows the height of land between the Dan River to the south and the Sandy River to the north. East of Piedmont Drive, the state highway enters a commercial area where the highway reaches its eastern terminus at US 58 Business (Riverside Drive) a short distance west of the confluence of the two rivers.[1][2]

Major intersections[edit]

County Location mi[1] km Destinations Notes
Pittsylvania Callahans Hills 0.00 0.00
US 58 Bus. (Martinsville Highway)
City of Danville Piedmont Drive to former SR 125 south
6.20 9.98
US 58 Bus. (Riverside Drive)
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Daily Traffic Volume Estimates Jurisdiction Report: Pittsylvania County" (PDF). Virginia Department of Transportation. 2009. Retrieved 2011-07-20. 
  2. ^ Google (2011-07-20). "Virginia State Route 51" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2011-07-20. 

External links[edit]

Route map: Bing / Google

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