In the U.S. state of South Carolina, U.S. Route 17 (US 17) is a 221.454-mile (356.396 km) north–south U.S. Highway located near the Atlantic Ocean. The highway enters the state from Georgia at the Savannah River and serves Hardeeville, Charleston, Georgetown, and Myrtle Beach, before entering North Carolina near Calabash
U.S. Route 17 Alternate Truck (US 17 Alt. Trk.) is a 8.242-mile-long (13.264 km) truck route for US 17 Alt., mostly within the city limits of Summerville, South Carolina. It serves portions of southeastern Dorchester County and a very brief portion of southwestern Berkeley County.
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U.S. Route 17 or U.S. Highway 17, also known as the Coastal Highway, is a north–south United States Highway that spans in the southeastern United States. It appears to be close to the Atlantic Coast for much of its length. The highway's southern terminus is at Punta Gorda, Florida, at an intersection with US 41. Traveling north, US 17 joins up with US 50 in Paris, Virginia, and the northern terminus of US 17 is in downtown Winchester, Virginia. This is also the point at which the portion...
US 17 begins in downtown Punta Gorda, Florida, at US 41, just to the west of Tamiami Trail. After running east, it runs roughly north along the Peace River, through Arcadia, Zolfo Springs, and Wauchula. At Fort Meade, it joins with US 98, which follows it northward until Bartow.
In Woodbine, US 17 crosses the Satilla River by way of the J. Edwin Godley Bridge. In Brunswick, the route traverses the South Brunswick River over the Sidney Lanier Bridge, then across the Altamaha River bridge between Glynn County and McIntosh County. At the South Carolina stat
US 17 enters South Carolina in Jasper County as a two-lane road and within 8 miles enters Hardeeville, where it becomes a four-lane configuration. US 17 intersects Interstate 95 in Hardeeville and runs parallel to Interstate 95 until Ridgeland, where it merges with the interstate
From 1956 until 1993, US 17 signs in Florida featured black numbering on a yellow shield. The "color-coding" of U.S. Routes by the Florida Department of Transportation was stopped when the state could only use federal funding for stock black-and-white; a few yellow US 17 signs re
US 17 has had slight variations over its history in South Carolina. US 17 once traversed the Cooper River on the Grace & Pearman Memorial Bridges before the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge replaced both in 2005. US 17 also ran through downtown Myrtle Beach before the new bypass route w
On August 13, 2004, Hurricane Charley made landfall near the southern terminus of US 17 at Punta Gorda. The hurricane threatened to hit much of the highway, affecting the route in Florida from Punta Gorda to north of Orlando. The Georgia stretch of US 17 was not hit, but was unde
In the U.S. state of South Carolina, U.S. Route 17 (US 17) is a 221.454-mile (356.396 km) north–south U.S. Highway located near the Atlantic Ocean. The highway enters the state from Georgia at the Savannah River and serves Hardeeville , Charleston , Georgetown , and Myrtle Beach , before entering North Carolina near Calabash .
U.S. Route 17 Business (US 17 Bus) was established in September, 1984 as a renumbering of mainline US 17 through South Mills, via Main Street. It is the northernmost US 17 Business in North Carolina. West of South Mills, it joins with NC 343 and continues north, rejoining with US 17. The entire route is in Camden County.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia U.S. Route 17 Alternate (US 17 Alt.) is a 123.900-mile (199.398 km) alternate route of US 17 in South Carolina that travels between Pocotaligo and Georgetown. It has been four-laned in various segments since 1970.
This article is about the section of U.S. Route 17 in South Carolina. For the entire route, see U.S. Route 17.
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U.S. Route 17 in the U.S. state of North Carolina is a north–south highway that is known as the Coastal Highway in the southeastern half of the state and the Ocean Highway in other areas. The route enters the state from South Carolina near Calabash, and leaves in the vicinity of the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge in Virginia. Between the US 64 freeway and the Virginia state line, US 17 is a four-lane divided highway with speed limits varying between 45 miles per hour and 70...
US 17 enters Brunswick County in Carolina Shores amid a variety of golf course communities. Carolina Shores was part of Calabash until 1998. In Wilmington, US 17 crosses the Cape Fear River between New Hanover County and Brunswick County over the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge. US 17 then travels east through the city of Wilmington with US 76 on Wooster/Dawson Streets and Oleander Drive, intersecting US 117, NC 132 and US 74. At the end of the US 76 concurrency near Wrightsville Beach, US 17 travels
US 17 was established in 1927, traversing from South Carolina, near Fair Bluff, to Virginia, near South Mills. Its routing was placed along the following state highways: NC 202, from the South Carolina state line to Chadbourn; NC 20, from Chadbourn to Wilmington; NC 30, from Wilmington to Windsor; NC 342, from Windsor to Elizabeth City; NC 34, from Elizabeth City to Morgans Corner; and NC 341, from Morgans Corner to the Virginia state line. In May 2015, AASHTO approved a request to reroute US 17
In Chowan County, the existing freeway section of US 17, which bypasses Edenton, will be fully upgraded to modern interstate standards. At a cost of $13 million, it will mainly focus on widening travel lanes and building shoulders; construction is planned to start in 2025.
There are numerous existing and former special routes of US 17 within the state of North Carolina.
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