US 170
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Photo: This is SR 712 crossing the Otter River on a bridge built in 1927 and thus was part of US 170 (photo by Mapmikey, 1/21/07)
US 170  not currently assigned
Previous US 170's:

1931 ROUTE LOG
NC STATE LINE: 0 - 0
VA 300: 2 - 2
VA 301 SB: 1 - 3
US 58 WB, VA 12 WB: 1 - 4
US 58 EB, VA 44: 0.5 - 4.5
VA 12 EB: 0.5 - 5
VA 301 NB: 1 - 6
VA 57 WB: 15 - 21
VA 57 EB: 2 blocks - 21
VA 20: 9 - 30
VA 320: 13 - 43
VA 43 WB: 13 - 56
VA 43 EB: 1 - 57
VA 319: 10 - 67
VA 10 WB: 1 - 68
VA 10 EB: 1 - 69
US 29 NB, US 60 EB, VA 18: 1 - 70
US 170: Appeared in late 1926 as an original US Highway, assigned to VA 14 from the North Carolina line near Danville to Lynchburg. The northern endpoint was US 60, at the intersection of 5th and Main.
About 1928, US 170 was placed on today's US 29 between Sycamore and Motley; also US 170 was placed on current US 29 in the Galveston area south of Gretna.
In 1930, US 170 was placed on current US 29 through Tightsqueeze.
About 1931, VA 14 was placed on today's US 29 Bus/VA 163 in the vicinity of Lynchburg airport.
In 1932, US 170 was renumbered as US 29.
The last route of US 170 today is: Old US 29 at the NC Line at Danville; US 29 Bus; VA 41; US 29 Business; SR 1031 Suburban Dr and SR 720 Blairs Cir in Blairs; US 29 to Chatham except Old Taylor Rd/abandoned alignment south of SR 718 Dry Fork Rd; US 29 through Tightsqueeze.
US 170 used US 29 Busienss through Chatham, then SR 1429; US 29; US 29 Business through Gretna; US 29, SR 988 to US 29 Business through Alta Vista; SR 712 Riverbend Rd, US 29; SR 912; US 29; SR 754 Anstey Rd, SR 738 Greenhouse Rd; US 29; US 29 Bus; VA 163 into Lynchburg.
US 170 (1926 Official)
US 170
1926 Official

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