Virginia State Route 274

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State Route 274

Riverside Drive
Route information
Maintained by VDOT
Length7.36 mi[1] (11.84 km)
Existedc. 1980–present
Major junctions
West end US 58 / US 221 near Independence
East end SR 94 near Fries
CountryUnited States
Highway system
SR 273 SR 276

State Route 274 (SR 274) is a primary state highway in the U.S. state of Virginia. Known as Riverside Drive, the state highway runs 7.36 miles (11.84 km) from U.S. Route 58 and US 221 near Independence east to SR 94 near Fries. Together with SR 94, SR 274 forms part of the old alignment of US 58 and US 221 between Independence and Galax in eastern Grayson County.

Route description

View east along SR 274 at US 58/US 221 near Independence

SR 274 begins at US 58 and US 221 (Grayson Parkway) a short distance east of the town of Independence. The state highway heads northeast as a two-lane undivided road and veers north on reaching the New River. SR 274 follows the river north and east along its left bank, once veering away from the river as it bends southeast. The state highway reaches its eastern terminus at SR 94, which heads north as Scenic Road toward Fries and east as a continuation of Riverside Drive.[1][2]

Major intersections

The entire route is in Grayson County.

0.000.00 US 58 / US 221 (Grayson Parkway) – Galax, IndependenceWestern terminus
7.3611.84 SR 94 (Scenic Road / Riverside Drive) – Fries, GalaxEastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


  1. ^ a b c "2010 Traffic Data". Virginia Department of Transportation. 2010. Retrieved 2012-01-04.
  2. ^ Google (2012-01-04). "Virginia State Route 274" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2012-01-04.

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