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U.S. Route 301 north - Bowling Green to Maryland line

U.S. Route 301 goes north from its intersection with Virginia Route 205 in King George County, as a four-lane divided highway. Photo taken 10-06-2016.

The Nice Bridge over the Potomac River, which takes US 301 into Maryland, is 10 miles north of here, while Baltimore, Maryland lies 88 miles ahead. This portion of US 301 is part of an alternate route to Interstate 95 between Richmond and Baltimore. Photo taken 10-06-2016.

The highway prepares to intersect state secondary route 633. Photo taken 10-06-2016.

For the time being, the speed limit is 55 miles per hour. Photo taken 10-06-2016.

Before descending into a swath of trees, US 301 intersects Chestnut Hill Road, a residential road. Photo taken 10-06-2016.

US 301's next major intersection is with Virginia Route 218, marking its entry into the Dahlgren area. Photo taken 10-06-2016.

VA 218 runs west toward Fredericksburg and east to VA 205 near Colonial Beach, on the Potomac River in Westmoreland County. Photo taken 10-06-2016.

Another traffic signal approaches a short distance ahead. Photo taken 10-06-2016.

The intersecting road at this signal is Virginia Route 206, another Northern Neck thoroughfare. Photo taken 10-06-2016.

Baltimore remains straight ahead, while King George and Dahlgren proper are respectively west and east on VA 206. Photo taken 10-06-2016.

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