Special routes of U.S. Route 25

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U.S. Route 25 marker

U.S. Route 25
Highway system

Several special routes of U.S. Route 25 exist. In order from south to north they are as follows.

Existing[edit]

Statesboro bypass[edit]

U.S. Highway 25 Bypass
Location: Statesboro, Georgia
Length: 4.9 mi[1] (7.9 km)

U.S. Route 25 Bypass (US 25 Bypass), in complete concurrency with SR 67 Bypass, is the western half of the divided four-lane bypass, west around Statesboro, Georgia also known as "Veterans Memorial Parkway." The eastern half is U.S. Route 301 Bypass (Statesboro, Georgia), which is in concurrency with Georgia State Route 73 Bypass.

Waynesboro bypass[edit]

U.S. Highway 25 Bypass
Location: Waynesboro, Georgia
Length: 5.7 mi[2] (9.2 km)

U.S. Route 25 Bypass (US 25 Bypass), in complete concurrency with SR 121 Bypass, is a divided four-lane bypass, west around Waynesboro, Georgia.

Augusta–North Augusta business loop[edit]


U.S. Route 25 Business
Location: Augusta, GA-North Augusta, SC
Length: 4.4 mi[3] (7.1 km)
Existed: 1961–present

Edgefield truck route[edit]


U.S. Route 25 Truck
Location: Edgefield, South Carolina
Length: 3.9 mi[4] (6.3 km)

U.S. Route 25 Truck (US 25 Truck) is a 3.9-mile (6.3 km) bypass of Edgefield, South Carolina, along Bauskett Street (S-19-10). Signage in the area shows a business banner on top of US 25, which goes through downtown Edgefield, it is in fact mainline US 25; the truck route is on a secondary road. Visitors may consider the truck route as a viable bypass.

Greenwood business loop[edit]


U.S. Route 25 Business
Location: Greenwood, South Carolina
Length: 4.8 mi[5] (7.7 km)
Existed: 1969–present

U.S. Route 25 Business is a business route of U.S. Route 25 in Greenwood and its western terminus of SC 34 along with US 178.

Ware Shoals business loop[edit]


U.S. Route 25 Business
Location: Ware Shoals, South Carolina
Length: 4.1 mi[6] (6.6 km)
Existed: 1963–present

Travelers Rest connector[edit]


U.S. Route 25 Connector
Location: Travelers Rest, South Carolina
Length: 1.0 mi[7] (1.6 km)

U.S. Route 25 Connector (US 25 Conn) is an unsigned 1.0 mile (1.6 km) connector route, in concurrency with US 276 Conn, along Poinsett Highway. It connects US 25 with US 276, in downtown Travelers Rest, South Carolina.

Hendersonville business loop[edit]


U.S. Route 25 Business
Location: Hendersonville, North Carolina
Length: 12.3 mi[8] (19.8 km)
Existed: 2003–present
Sign assembly in Hendersonville

U.S. Route 25 Business (US 25 Bus) was established in 2003 when mainline US 25 was rerouted along I-26. Replacing a section of US 176, it traverses through East Flat Rock, downtown Hendersonville, and Mountain Home, North Carolina, before reconnecting with mainline US 25 near Fletcher.

Asheville alternate route[edit]

US 25A towards Arden

U.S. Route 25A
Location: Asheville, North Carolina
Length: 8.5 mi[9] (13.7 km)
Existed: 1934–present

U.S. Route 25 Alternate (US 25A) was established in 1934 as a renumbering of NC 69; the routing has remained unchanged since. US 25A begins in Arden, North Carolina, at the junction of NC 280 and US 25; travels north to Asheville near the Biltmore Estate and junctions back at US 25.

Marshall business loop[edit]


U.S. Route 25 Business
Location: Marshall, North Carolina
Length: 5.5 mi[10] (8.9 km)
Existed: 1960–present

U.S. Route 25 Business (US 25 Bus) was established in 1960 when mainline US 25 was rerouted along new routing north of Marshall, North Carolina. In complete concurrency with US 70 Bus, it originally traversed along Main Street and Tillery Branch Road; in 1981, it was routed and extended further east along Ivy River Road.

Richmond business loop[edit]


U.S. Route 25 Business
Location: Richmond, Kentucky
Length: 3.654 mi[11] (5.881 km)

U.S. Route 25 Business (US 25 Bus.) is a 3.654-mile-long (5.881 km) business loop located in Richmond, Kentucky. It runs along the original alignment of US 25 through downtown Richmond, while US 25 proper bypasses the city to the east. US 25 Bus. is signed concurrently with U.S. Route 421 Business (US 421 Bus.) for its entire length, as U.S. Route 421 also runs concurrent with US 25 through the Richmond area.

The entire route is in Madison County.

Location mi[11] km Destinations Notes
Richmond 0.000 0.000 US 25 / US 421 (Berea Road / Eastern Bypass) / KY 876 west (Eastern Bypass) Southern terminus; eastern terminus of KY 876
1.027 1.653 KY 52 east (East Main Street) South end of KY 52 overlap
1.634 2.630 KY 388 north (North Second Street) / South Second Street Southern terminus of KY 388
1.780 2.865 KY 52 west (Lancaster Avenue) North end of KY 52 overlap
2.081 3.349 KY 169 north (Tates Creek Avenue) / Norwood Drive Southern terminus of KY 169
3.401 5.473 KY 3087 south (Old Lexington Road) Northern terminus of KY 3087
3.654 5.881 US 25 / US 421 (Lexington Road / Dr. Robert R. Martin Bypass) / KY 2875 north (McCord Lane) to I-75 Northern terminus; southern terminus of KY 2875; continues beyond US 25/US 421 as KY 2875
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Dry Ridge business loop[edit]


U.S. Route 25 Business
Location: Dry Ridge, Kentucky
Length: 2.239 mi[11] (3.603 km)

U.S. Route 25 Business (US 25 Bus.) is a 2.239-mile-long (3.603 km) business loop located in Dry Ridge, Kentucky. It runs along the original alignment of US 25 through downtown Dry Ridge, while US 25 proper bypasses to the east of Dry Ridge.

The entire route is in Grant County.

Location mi[11] km Destinations Notes
Williamstown 0.000 0.000 US 25 / KY 22 (North Main Street) Southern terminus; south end of KY 22 Bus. overlap
0.345 0.555 KY 3025 south (Arnie Risen Boulevard) Northern terminus of KY 3025
Dry Ridge 1.309 2.107 KY 2501 north / Stewart Lane Southern terminus of KY 2501
2.012 3.238
KY 22 Bus. west (Broadway Street)
North end of KY 22 Bus. overlap
2.239 3.603 US 25 (Scott Street) Northern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


Former[edit]

Greenville business loop[edit]


U.S. Route 25 Business
Location: Greenville, South Carolina
Length: 14.0 mi[12] (22.5 km)
Existed: 1969–1995

U.S. Route 25 Business (US 25 Bus) was established in 1968 or 1969 when US 25 was rerouted to bypass west of downtown Greenville. US 25 Bus traveled along Augusta Road, Main Street, College Street, Buncombe Street and Poinsett Highway; in 1975, it was rerouted onto Academy Street, removing it along Main Street. In 1995, it was decommissioned; Over half of the route was already overlapped with a U.S. Route, while SC 20 and SC 291 were extended on parts of the former highway, leaving only a section of Augusta Road downgraded to secondary roads.[13]

Hendersonville alternate route[edit]

U.S. Route 25A
Location: Hendersonville, North Carolina
Length: 1.0 mi[14] (1.6 km)
Existed: 1944–1960

U.S. Route 25 Alternate (US 25A) was a 1.0-mile (1.6 km) alternate route in downtown Hendersonville, North Carolina, via Church Street, while mainline US 25 was on Main Street. In the early 1960s it was renumbered as southbound US 25, with Main Street becoming northbound.

Lexington business loop[edit]


U.S. Route 25 Business
Location: Lexington, Kentucky
Length: 5.4 mi[15] (8.7 km)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Google (June 23, 2013). "U.S. Route 25 Bypass - Statesboro" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved June 23, 2013. 
  2. ^ Google (June 23, 2013). "U.S. Route 25 Bypass - Waynesboro" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved June 23, 2013. 
  3. ^ Google (June 23, 2013). "U.S. Route 25 Business - Augusta-North Augusta" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved June 23, 2013. 
  4. ^ Google (June 23, 2013). "U.S. Route 25 Truck - Edgefield" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved June 23, 2013. 
  5. ^ Google (June 23, 2013). "U.S. Route 25 Business - Greenwood" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved June 23, 2013. 
  6. ^ Google (June 23, 2013). "U.S. Route 25 Business - Ware Shoals" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved June 23, 2013. 
  7. ^ Google (June 23, 2013). "U.S. Route 25 Connector - Travelers Rest" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved June 23, 2013. 
  8. ^ Google (June 23, 2013). "U.S. Route 25 Business - Hendersonville" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved June 23, 2013. 
  9. ^ Google (June 23, 2013). "U.S. Route 25A - Asheville" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved June 23, 2013. 
  10. ^ Google (June 23, 2013). "U.S. Route 25 Business - Marshall" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved June 23, 2013. 
  11. ^ a b c d "Official DMI Route Log". Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. Retrieved June 20, 2017. 
  12. ^ Google (April 15, 2014). "U.S. Route 25 Business - Greenville, South Carolina" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved April 15, 2014. 
  13. ^ "Report of the Special Committee on U.S. Route Numbering to the Standing Committee on Highways" (PDF). AASHTO. October 27, 1995. p. 11. Retrieved April 15, 2014. 
  14. ^ Google (June 23, 2013). "U.S. Route 25A - Hendersonville" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved June 23, 2013. 
  15. ^ Google (June 23, 2013). "U.S. Route 25 Business - Lexington" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved June 23, 2013. 

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