Virginia State Route 92

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State Route 92 marker

State Route 92
Route information
Maintained by VDOT
Length: 28.97 mi[1][2][3] (46.62 km)
Existed: 1940 – present
Major junctions
South end:
US 58 Bus. / SR 707 in Boydton
 

US 58 in Boydton
SR 47 / SR 49 in Chase City

US 15 in Barnes Junction
North end: US 360 / SR 720 near Clover
Location
Counties: Mecklenburg, Charlotte, Halifax
Highway system
SR 91 SR 93

Virginia State Route 92 (SR 92) is a primary state highway in the U.S. state of Virginia. The state highway runs 28.97 miles (46.62 km) from U.S. Route 58 Business north and west to US 360 near Clover. SR 92 connects Boydton and Clover with Chase City via central Mecklenburg County, southern Charlotte County, and northeastern Halifax County in Southside Virginia. All of SR 92 is the former alignment of State Route 12, the predecessor to US 58.

Route description[edit]

SR 92 begins at an intersection with US 58 Business (Madison Street) in Boydton, the county seat of Mecklenburg County. The state highway heads north as Washington Street to the north town limit of Boydton, where the highway intersects US 58. SR 92 heads north through a mix of farmland and forest to the town of Chase City. The state highway follows Main Street through a short jog west at Sycamore Street before meeting SR 47 and SR 49 in the center of town. SR 47 heads east on Second Street. Both SR 47 and SR 49 head north on Main Street. SR 92 and SR 49 run concurrently west from the center of town as Second Street. The two state highways diverge just east of the town limits. SR 92 heads west past Chase City Municipal Airport before entering Charlotte County.[1][4] SR 92, which is named Jeb Stuart Highway within Charlotte County, intersects US 15 (Barnesville Highway) at Barnes Junction and US 360 (Kings Highway) near Public Fork before reaching the wide floodplain of the Roanoke River.[2][4] SR 92's bridge over the river has been closed since 2008.[5] The state highway continues in Halifax County as Clover Road to a Norfolk Southern Railway rail line, where the highway curves southwest and passes through the town of Clover as Main Street. Just south of town, SR 92 reaches its terminus at US 360 (James D. Hagood Highway).[3][4]

History[edit]

The full length of SR 92 was State Route 12 from 1918 to 1933. When SR 12 was eliminated in the 1933 renumbering, most of current SR 92, from U.S. Route 15 at Barnes Junction east to Boydton, became State Route 46; old SR 12 west from Barnes Junction[6] through Clover to Danville was part of U.S. Route 360. In the 1940 renumbering, the State Route 46 designation was needed to match North Carolina Highway 46, and so the State Route 92 designation was applied to former SR 46 southeast of Chase City. The rest of SR 46, from Chase City west to Barnes Junction, became part of State Route 47, which continued east from Chase City to South Hill and north from Barnes Junction to Pamplin City.[7]

In 1968, a new alignment of U.S. Route 360 was under construction from near Clover to near Wylliesburg (north of Barnes Junction). SR 92 was extended west from Chase City to Barnes Junction, concurrent with SR 47, and then continuing west over old US 360 beyond Clover.[8] The SR 47 overlap was removed in 1979 when a new alignment for SR 47 northwest from Chase City was adopted.[9]

Major intersections[edit]

SR 92 is marked east–west but is inventoried north and west from Boydton to Clover by the Virginia Department of Transportation.


County Location Mile km Destinations Notes
Mecklenburg Boydton 0.00 0.00
US 58 Bus. (Madison Street) / SR 707 south (Washington Street)
Southern terminus
0.32 0.51 US 58 – South Hill, Clarksville
Chase City 10.45 16.82 SR 47 (Second Street) / SR 49 north (Main Street) – South Hill, Victoria SR 92 turns west onto Second Street; south end of concurrency with SR 49
11.20 18.02 SR 49 south – Clarksville North end of concurrency with SR 49
Charlotte Barnes Junction 18.68 30.06 US 15 (Barnesville Highway) – Keysville, Clarksville
Public Fork 22.48 36.18 US 360 (Kings Highway) – Keysville, South Boston
Halifax Clover 28.97 46.62 US 360 (James D. Hagood Highway) / SR 720 south (Guilltown Road) – Keysville, South Boston Northern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Daily Traffic Volume Estimates Jurisdiction Report: Mecklenburg County" (PDF). Virginia Department of Transportation. 2009. Retrieved 2011-05-25. 
  2. ^ a b "Daily Traffic Volume Estimates Jurisdiction Report: Charlotte County" (PDF). Virginia Department of Transportation. 2009. Retrieved 2011-05-25. 
  3. ^ a b "Daily Traffic Volume Estimates Jurisdiction Report: Halifax County" (PDF). Virginia Department of Transportation. 2009. Retrieved 2011-05-25. 
  4. ^ a b c Google Inc. "Virginia State Route 92". Google Maps (Map). Cartography by Google, Inc. http://maps.google.com/maps?f=d&source=s_d&saddr=Boydton,+VA+23917&daddr=VA-92+W%2FClover+Rd+to:VA-92+W%2FClover+Rd&geocode=FfmALwId1uZT-ykX4i-uX4mtiTFYklPcdjiZyg%3BFTdVMgIdh_tO-w%3BFf3KMQId6pdO-w&hl=en&mra=ls&sll=36.697466,-78.42556&sspn=0.062075,0.154324&ie=UTF8&t=h&z=11. Retrieved 2011-05-25.
  5. ^ "VDOT Traffic Alert: Lynchburg District" (PDF). Virginia Department of Transportation. 2008-04-08. Retrieved 2011-05-25. 
  6. ^ 1954 USGS topographic map of Clover
  7. ^ State Highway Commission (October 10, 1940) (PDF). Minutes of the Meeting of the State Highway Commission of Virginia (Report). Richmond, VA: Commonwealth of Virginia. http://www.virginiadot.org/meetings/minutes_pdf/CTB-10-1940-01.pdf., page 14
  8. ^ State Highway Commission (November 21, 1968) (PDF). Minutes of Meeting of State Highway and Transportation Commission (Report). Charlottesville, VA: Commonwealth of Virginia. http://www.virginiadot.org/meetings/minutes_pdf/CTB-11-1968-01.pdf., page 18
  9. ^ State Highway and Transportation Commission (September 20, 1979) (PDF). Minutes of Meeting of State Highway and Transportation Commission (Report). Richmond, VA: Commonwealth of Virginia. http://www.virginiadot.org/meetings/minutes_pdf/CTB-09-1979-01.pdf., page 14

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