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Encyclopedia > Maryland Route 956

Maryland Route 956 is a connector route. It connects West Virginia Route 956 at the Potomac River crossing at Rocket Center, West Virginia to U.S. Highway 220 2700 feet west of the river. You can see the entire length of MD 956 standing on one end. It has no turns, but two bridges. One crossing the CSX Rail Road and one crossing the Potomac River. The speed limit on MD 956 is 30 mph. There is one turn off on the south side into an Industrial Park. The Potomac River flows into the Chesapeake Bay, located along the mid-Atlantic coast of the United States (USA). ... Rocket Center shares a Zip Code with Keyser, West Virginia but is located 15 miles north along the Potomac River. ... U.S. Highway 220 is a 680 mile long spur route of U.S. Highway 20 (although the two never intersect). ... Categories: Companies traded on NYSE | Railway companies of the United States | Alabama railroads | Connecticut railroads | Delaware railroads | Florida current railroads | Georgia railroads | Illinois railroads | Indiana railroads | Kentucky railroads | Louisiana railroads | Maryland railroads | Massachusetts railroads | Michigan railroads | Mississippi railroads | New Jersey railroads | New York railroads | North Carolina railroads | Ohio railroads | Pennsylvania...

In 2004, the County Commissioners of Allegany County, MD named this road "Patriot Parkway", "In honor of victims and heroes lost during the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001 and subsequent military actions at home and abroad" - from agenda of Allegany County Commissioners 9/23/2004.

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