US 29 CORRIDOR
Under the 1991 ISTEA \ TEA 21 act VDOT is
conducting a study of
what type of improvements should be done on US 29.
Information on the study with links soon to come.
has a section of US 29 from I-85 in Greensboro to the Virginia
state line at Danville designated
as a future Interstate corridor when the highway is upgraded to meet federal Interstate highway standards.
If a section of
US 29 between I-85 to Blairs, Virginia meets Interstate Highway
the highway would be designated as a spur like I-785.
If a section of
US 29 between I-85 in Greensboro to I-64 near Charlottesville or
I-66 at Gainesville,VA
meets Interstate highway standards the highway would be designated as a main Interstate route like
This would be the first & second phase of making I-83 .
A federal study for a Potomac River
crossing west of I-495 will concider the
Western Transportation Corridor accross the Potomac River allowing I-83 to connect
to I-70 near Mt.Airy, Maryland or I-370 at Gaithersburg, Maryland
then eastward to Maryland's US 29.
In this section are pictures of improvements of US 29 in Virginia . * New information / no picture.
Amherst Bypass. Coming soon . * Speed limit : Work zone speed limit is 45 mph ,Traffic using new Interchange.
Altavista / Hurt Bypass. * New speed limit on bypass is 65 mph.
Danville Bypass. Pic 1 , Pic 2
Gretna Bypass.* New speed limit on bypass is 65 mph.
Constuction of Lynchburg-Madison Heights Bypass. Coming soon . * New section between U.S. 460 & VA 210 open.
Future South Lynchburg Bypass, Part of U.S. 460 Pic 1 , Pic 2 , Pic 3 , Pic 4 , Pic 5 ,
* New speed limit on U.S. 460 bypass is 65 mph.
Future US 29 / I-66 interchange in Gainesville.
If you have pictures of work on US 29 in Virginia please e-mail me at : Interstate83ext@yahoo.com or click here .
Last Updated on 02/14/05