Road Information

Interstate 95 in Virginia Total Mileage in State: 178 miles
Northern End: At District of Columbia border
Southern End: At North Carolina state line
Mileage covered in Photos: 79 miles
Counties covered in Photos: Greensville, Sussex, Prince George, City of Petersburg, City of Colonial Heights, Chesterfield, City of Richmond
Major Junctions in Photos: I-295 North, near Rives
I-85, in Petersburg
I-64 East, in Richmond
I-64 West, in Richmond
Control Cities in Photos: Emporia, Petersburg, Colonial Heights, Richmond

Northbound

   

Virginia welcome sign as Interstate 95 North enters the state from North Carolina.  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North: Road view from mile marker 2.  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North at Exit 4: SR 629 - Skippers  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Speed limit sign near mile marker 5. As of 2010, the speed limit on most rural Virginia freeways is 70 mph.  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North: Road view from mile marker 5.  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North at Exit 8: US 301 - Emporia  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North shield sign located near mile marker 9.  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North at Exit 11A: US 58 East - Emporia / Norfolk  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North at Exit 11B: US 58 West - South Hill  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North at Exit 12: US 301  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North at Exit 13: SR 614  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North: Road view from mile marker 15.  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North at Exit 17: US 301  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North: Road view from mile marker 18.  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North at Exit 20: SR 631 - Jarratt  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Mileage sign located near mile marker 21. It's 31 miles to Petersburg, 53 miles to Richmond, and 161 miles to Washington, DC.  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North: Road view from mile marker 22.  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North at Exit 24: SR 645  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North: Road view from mile marker 25.  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North at Exit 31: VA 40 - Stony Creek / Waverly  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North: Road view from mile marker 32.  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North at Exit 33: SR 602  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North at the Rest Area located near mile marker 36.  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North at Exit 37: SR 623 - Carson  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North at the Weigh Station located near mile marker 40.  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North at Exit 41: US 301 / VA 35 / VA 156 - Courtland  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North: Road view from mile marker 41.4.  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Sign at mile marker 44.4 showing that you should remain on Interstate 95 North to get to Petersburg. Also, you can see that the speed limit is about to drop to 65 mph ahead as you enter a more congested stretch of I-95.  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North at Exit 45: US 301  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North approaching Exit 46 - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North at Exit 46: Interstate 295 North - Washington. I-295 will take you all the way around the east side of downtown Richmond and join back up with I-95 once you are north of the city.  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Use any of the next 5 exits to access Petersburg.  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North at Exit 47: SR 647 - Rives Rd  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North at Exit 48A: Wagner Rd East  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North at Exit 48B: Wagner Rd West  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North at Exits 50A-B-C-D: US 460 East - Crater Rd / Wythe St / Washington St  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North approaching Exit 51 - 1/4 mile.  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North at Exit 51: Interstate 85 South / US 460 West - South Hill / Blackstone  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North at Exit 52: Bank St  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Use either of the next 2 exits to get to Colonial Heights.  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North at Exit 53: Southpark Blvd  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North at Exit 54: VA 144 - Temple Ave  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North at Exit 58: SR 746 / SR 620 - Ruffin Mill Rd / Woods Edge Rd  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North: Road view from mile marker 59.  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North at Exit 61A: VA 10 East - Hopewell  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North at Exit 61B: VA 10 West - Chester  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North at Exit 62: VA 288 North - Chesterfield / To Powhite Pkwy  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Near mile marker 63, the speed limit drops down to 60 mph as Interstate 95 nears downtown Richmond.  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North at Exit 64: SR 613 - Willis Rd  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North at Exit 67A: VA 895 East Toll  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North at Exit 67B: VA 150 North - Chippenham Pkwy / To US 60 / To US 360 West  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North at Exit 69: VA 161 - Bells Rd  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North: Road view from mile marker 70.  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North: Road view from mile marker 71.  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North: Road view from mile marker 73.  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North at Exit 73: Maury St  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North approaching Exit 74A - 1/4 mile.  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North: View of downtown Richmond from mile marker 74.  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North at Exit 74A: VA 195 Toll / To Interstate 195 North - Downtown Expressway  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North at Exit 74C: US 33 / US 250 - Broad St  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North at Exit 75: Interstate 64 East - Norfolk / Virginia Beach / 7th Street  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North at Exit 76A: Chamberlayne Ave  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North approaching Exit 79 - 1 1/4 miles.  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North at Exit 78: Boulevard  (Photo taken 1/30/11).

Interstate 95 North at Exit 79: Interstate 64 West / Interstate 195 South - To Powhite Pkwy / Charlottesville  (Photo taken 1/30/11).