Road Information

Interstate 295 in Washington District of Columbia    
Total Mileage in State: 5 miles
Northern End: At I-695/DC 295, in District of Columbia
Southern End: At Maryland state line
Mileage covered in Photos: 20 miles
Districts covered in Photos: District of Columbia
Major Junctions in Photos: None
Control Cities in Photos: Washington District of Columbia

Southbound

   

Merging onto Interstate 295 South from Interstate 695, we're greeted with this advance mileage sign for Exit 4B - 1/2 mile.  (Photo taken 11/5/15).

Interstate 295 South at mile marker 4.8.  (Photo taken 11/5/15).

Interstate 295 South at Exit 4B: Howard Road / Nationals Park  (Photo taken 11/5/15).

Interstate 295 South at Exit 4A: Suitland Parkway / US Naval Station  (Photo taken 11/5/15).

A bent-over speed limit sign south of Exit 4A. The speed limit is 50 mph on Interstate 295 South in Washington DC for its entire 5-mile duration.  (Photo taken 11/5/15).

Interstate 295 South at Exit 2: South Capitol St / Malcolm X Avenue / JBAB  (Photo taken 11/5/15).

Interstate 295 South assurance shield south of Exit 2.  (Photo taken 11/5/15).

Speed limit assurance sign on Interstate 295 South. Speed Limit - 50 mph. Overhead, we see a warning sign for the drawbridge on I-95 South / I-495 West (Capital Beltway) over the Potomac River.  (Photo taken 11/5/15).

This small sign beneath the warning sign for merging traffic from the right shows an arrow straight ahead directing traffic to Interstate 495 (Capital Beltway).  (Photo taken 11/5/15).

Interstate 295 South at Exit 1: US Naval Research Lab / DC Water / Blue Plains  (Photo taken 11/5/15).

A closer view of the off ramp for Exit 1.  (Photo taken 11/5/15).

An unconventional Interstate 295 South assurance marker south of Exit 1.  (Photo taken 11/5/15).

Follow MD 210 South straight ahead after crossing the border into Maryland to Ft Washington.  (Photo taken 11/5/15).

View on Interstate 295 South.  (Photo taken 11/5/15).

Interstate 295 South at mile marker 1. The right lane is used for Weigh In Motion ahead.  (Photo taken 11/5/15).

Interstate 295 South approaching Exits 1C-B in Maryland - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 11/5/15).

Approaching Exits 1C-B in Maryland, we're once again reminded to stay straight ahead to go onto MD 210 South to Indian Head.  (Photo taken 11/5/15).

Interstate 295 South approaching Exit 1A (southern terminus of I-295 in Maryland) - 1 mile on the left. Ahead you can see the Maryland welcome sign in the distance. I-295 runs for less than a mile in Maryland before terminating at Exit 1A.  (Photo taken 11/5/15).