Talk:History of state highways in Virginia

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Details of the 1940 renumbering[edit]

Virginia Other state
State Route 27
State Route 170
N.C. Highway 34
N.C. Highway 170
State Route 10
State Route 32
N.C. Highway 32
State Route 53
State Route 37
N.C. Highway 37
U.S. Route 158
U.S. Route 258
U.S. Highway 158
U.S. Highway 258
State Route 35 N.C. Highway 45
N.C. Highway 35
State Route 34
State Route 46
N.C. Highway 46
unnumbered (inside Virgilina)
State Route 49 (and State Route 96?)
N.C. Highway 144/N.C. Highway 562
N.C. Highway 49/N.C. Highway 96
State Route 86 N.C. Highway 14
N.C. Highway 86
State Route 106
State Route 87
N.C. Highway 54
N.C. Highway 87
State Route 8 N.C. Highway 109
N.C. Highway 8
State Route 103 N.C. Highway 80
N.C. Highway 103
State Route 104 N.C. Highway 800
N.C. Highway 104
State Route 96
State Route 89
N.C. Highway 89
State Route 93 N.C. Highway 260
N.C. Highway 93
State Route 92
State Route 16
N.C. Highway 681
N.C. Highway 16
State Route 78
State Route 91
State Route 91
State Route 77
State Route 75
State Route 44
was to be State Route 75
State Route 64
State Route 70
State Route 70
State Route 65
State Route 66
Kentucky Route 66
State Route 67
State Route 160
Kentucky Route 160
State Route 84
State Route 4
Kentucky Route 4
State Route 59
State Route 83
West Virginia Route 83
State Route 81
State Route 16
West Virginia Route 12
West Virginia Route 16
State Route 311 West Virginia Route 81
West Virginia Route 311
State Route 501
State Route 39
West Virginia Route 39
State Route 271
State Route 84
West Virginia Route 84
State Route 259 West Virginia Route 58
West Virginia Route 259
State Route 261
State Route 59
West Virginia Route 59
State Route 275
State Route 259
West Virginia Route 23
West Virginia Route 259
State Route 7
U.S. Route 522
West Virginia Route 38
U.S. Route 522
State Route 238
State Route 9
West Virginia Route 9
State Route 234
State Route 17
Maryland Route 33
Maryland Route 17

Eventual fate of the two-digit routes[edit]

1918 map[edit]

07-1922-01 has a map at the end, labeled Proposed "State Highway System" for Virginia, as Recommended by the State Roads Committee, January, 1918. Routes are split into primary and secondary. Numbers are not given; some I give here are post-1923. Concurrencies that are known to have existed are not shown.

  • 1 primary NC (Virgilina) - DC
  • 2 primary Wylliesburg - MD
  • 3 primary NC - WV (northeast of Winchester)
  • 4 primary Cape Charles - MD
  • 5 primary Courtland - Petersburg
  • 6 primary WV - DC
  • 7 primary Winchester - Reedville
  • 8 primary Fredericksburg - Mathews
  • 9 primary WV (west of Monterey) - Hampton
    • 9 primary? Williamsburg - Jamestown
    • 9 primary? Williamsburg - Yorktown - Shacklefords (07-1921-03 3-4 groups it as Gloucester Point to Saluda)
    • 9 primary?? West Point? - Saluda
    • unknown (post-1928 605) secondary? Burgess - White Stone?
  • 10 primary KY or TN (Cumberland Gap) - Virginia Beach
    • 106 primary Abington - Dickensonville?
  • 11 primary Pennington Gap - WV
    • 11Z/114 secondary Coeburn - Grundy
      • 1141 secondary Clintwood - KY
  • 12 primary Meadowview - Suffolk
    • 12Z/15 secondary NC - Wytheville
  • 13 primary Farmville - Richmond, secondary Richmond - Tappahannock
  • 14 primary NC - WV
  • 15/331 secondary WV - Woodstock
  • 16 primary New Market - Madison Mills
  • 17 secondary Covington - Gordonsville
  • 18 secondary NC - Afton
  • 19 secondary Dixie - Richmond
  • 20 secondary Brookneal - Richmond
  • 21 secondary? Manassas? - DC
  • 22 secondary Salem - WV
  • 23 secondary Meadows of Dan - WV
  • 24 secondary NC - Emporia
  • 25 ? (04-1922-01 18 has SR 25 in Manassas, with SR 21 still going via Vienna and the Chain Bridge, but earlier stuff has SR 21 there)
  • 26 secondary Pulaski - Bland (numbered 26 by 11-1921-02 17)
  • 27 NC - Norfolk (numbered 27 by 04-1921-02)

39 has a rather strange routing east of Richmond. --NE2 20:17, 17 August 2006 (UTC)

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