|From:||at Pensacola, FL|
|Junction:|| near Pensacola, FL|
near Auburn, AL
at Atlanta, GA
near Spartanburg, SC
at Charlotte, NC
at Concord, NC
at Greensboro, NC
at Charlottesville, VA
at Arlington, VA
at Ellicott City, MD
|To:||at Ellicott City, MD|
U.S. Route 29 is a north-south United States highway that runs for 1,036 miles (1,667 km) from the western suburbs of Baltimore, Maryland, to Pensacola, Florida. The highway's northern terminus is at Maryland Route 99 in Ellicott City, Maryland. Its southern terminus is at U.S. Route 90 and U.S. Route 98 in Pensacola, Florida.
A section of U.S. 29 between Greensboro, North Carolina, and Danville, Virginia, has been designated as Future Interstate 785 and has received Future Interstate shields in several locations on that route. It will become an official interstate once improvements have been completed.
See main article: U.S. Route 29 in Alabama.In Alabama, US 29 is paired with unsigned State Route 15.
See main article: U.S. Route 29 in Georgia. US 29 passes through the northern portion of Georgia, serving Atlanta and Athens. The highway passes by notable universities, such as Georgia Tech in Atlanta, the University of Georgia and Athens Technical College in Athens. US 29 also meanders through Hartwell and the Lake Hartwell region near the South Carolina border. From West Point, Georgia (Just south of LaGrange, Georgia) at the Alabama-Georgia Line to downtown Atlanta, Georgia State Route 14 is paired with US 29. US 29 has also been named Roosevelt Hwy.
From Greenville through Greer, US 29 is known as Wade Hampton Boulevard. It is a major commercial artery for both Greer and Taylors. A six-lane highway, the road forms the western border of Bob Jones University.
U.S. 29 was built as the main highway between Greenville and the neighboring city of Spartanburg. The construction of Interstate 85 connecting Greenville to Spartanburg left the highway underdeveloped until recent times.
In North Carolina, US 29 connects the cities of Charlotte, Concord, and Greensboro. As US 29 passes through Charlotte it becomes Tryon Street. Tryon Street is one of the main roads in Charlotte. Many tall commercial buildings from the banking industry can be found there.
See main article: U.S. Route 29 in the District of Columbia. US 29 enters the District of Columbia on the Francis Scott Key Bridge adjacent to Georgetown University. The designation turns east onto the Whitehurst Freeway, bypassing Georgetown to the south. Upon crossing Rock Creek, the freeway ends, becoming the at-grade K Street. US 29 remains on K Street to 11th Street, where US 29 turns north onto 11th for seven blocks. At Rhode Island Avenue, US 29 turns right, following the arterial to the northeast for five blocks to 7th Street. US 29 turns north onto 7th, becoming Georgia Avenue upon crossing Florida Avenue. The route maintains a northerly routing as it passes through northern Washington, D.C. and enters Maryland.
See main article: U.S. Route 29 in Maryland. In Maryland, US 29 turns northeast onto Colesville Road, interchanges with the Capital Beltway (Interstate 495), becomes Columbia Pike, and interchanges with New Hampshire Avenue (Maryland Route 650), Maryland Route 198, Maryland Route 32, Maryland Route 175, Maryland Route 100, U.S. Route 40 and Interstate 70 before terminating at Maryland Route 99 northwest of Ellicott City. There are plans to extend the northern terminus to Taneytown, near the Pennsylvania-Maryland border.
Warrenton Turnpike is the former name of Route 29 through Prince William County, Virginia. This is the name that was used for this road during the American Civil War. Although the road has been expanded past Manassas into four lanes, it remains a rural two lane highway through Manassas National Battlefield Park, where Interstate 66 carries through traffic. On either side of the road through the battlefield, split rail fences define property borders.