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: 133 miles
Counties covered in Photos: Stafford, Sposylvania, Caroline, Hanover, Henrico, City of Richmond, Chesterfield, City of Petersburg, Prince George, Sussex, Greensville
Major Junctions in Photos: I-64 West, in Richmond
I-64 East, in Richmond
I-295, near Rives
I-85, in Petersburg
Control Cities in Photos: Fredericksburg, Richmond, Petersburg, Emporia

Southbound

   

Interstate 95 South: Road view from mile marker 133.  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 130B: VA 3 West - Culpeper  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 130A: VA 3 East - Fredericksburg  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South shield sign located near mile marker 129.  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Speed limit sign located near mile marker 129. The speed limit on this stretch of Interstate 95 South is 65 mph, even though the speed limit on most rural Virginia freeways is 70 mph.  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Mileage sign located near mile marker 128. From here, it's 38 miles to Ashland and 53 miles to Richmond.  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South: Road view from mile marker 128.  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 126: US 1 / US 17 South - Spotsylvania  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South: Road view from mile marker 124.  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 118: SR 606 - Thornburg  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South: Road view from mile marker 118.  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 110: SR 639 - Ladysmith  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South at the Rest Area located near mile marker 109.  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Near mile marker 108, the speed limit finally increases to 70 mph.  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 104: VA 207 - Carmel Church / Bowling Green  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South: Road view from mile marker 101.2, as you enter Hanover County.  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South approaching Exit 98 - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South: Road view from mile marker 99.2.  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 98: VA 30 - Doswell / West Point / Kings Dominion  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South: Road view from mile marker 95.8.  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 92: VA 54 - Ashland / Hanover  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

At mile marker 90.2, the speed limit drops to 65 mph as you approach the outskirts of Richmond.  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 89: SR 802 - Lewistown Rd  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Sign showing the position of downtown Richmond in relation to the upcoming junction of Interstate 295.  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 86B: SR 656 West - Elmont  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 86A: SR 656 East - Atlee  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South approaching Exit 84A - 3/4 mile. This exit will be on the left, so you will need to change lanes at this point if you haven't already.  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South approaching Exit 84B - 3/4 mile.  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 84A: Interstate 295 South / To Interstate 64 East - Rocky Mount, NC / Norfolk  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 84B: Interstate 295 - Charlottesville  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 83B: VA 73 West - Parham Rd  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 83A: Parham Rd East  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Near mile marker 83, the speed limit drops to 60 mph.  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 82: US 301 - Chamberlayne Avenue  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

The speed limit drops to 55 mph near mile marker 82 as you approach downtown Richmond.  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South approaching Exit 79 - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Sign near mile marker 80 indicating that you are now entering the Richmond city limits.  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 78: Boulevard  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 76B: US 1 / US 301 - Belvidere St  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South approaching Exit 75 - 1/2 mile.  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 75: Interstate 64 East - Williamsburg / Norfolk  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 74C: US 33 / US 250 West - Broad St  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 74B: Franklin St  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 74A: VA 195 Toll / To Interstate 195 North - Downtown Expwy / To Powhite Pkwy  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 73: Maury St / Commerce Rd  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

At mile marker 73, the speed limit increases to 60 mph. It stays at 60 mph for quite some time.  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South: Road view from mile marker 72.  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 69: VA 161 - Bells Rd  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 67: VA 150 North (Chippenham Pkwy) / To US 360 / US 60 West  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South: Road view from mile marker 67.  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 64: SR 613 - Willis Rd  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 62: VA 288 North - Chesterfield / To Powhite Pkwy  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 61B: VA 10 West - Chester  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 61A: VA 10 East - Hopewell  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South: Road view from mile marker 60.  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 58B: SR 620 West - Woods Edge Rd  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 58A: SR 746 / SR 620 East - Ruffin Mill Rd / Woods Edge Rd  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Take either of the next 2 exits to get to Colonial Heights.  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South approaching Exit 54 - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Mileage sign located near mile marker 55. It's 3 miles to Petersburg and 103 miles to Rocky Mount, NC.  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 54: VA 144 - Temple Ave  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South approaching Exit 51 - 2 miles.  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 53: Southpark Blvd  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 52: Washington St / Wythe St / Historic Old Towne Petersburg  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 51: Interstate 85 South / US 460 West - Durham / Atlanta  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 50: US 301 / US 460 Business - Crater Rd / County Dr  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Mileage sign located near mile marker 49. It's 40 miles to Emporia and 98 miles to Rocky Mount, NC.  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 48B: Wagner Rd West  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 48A: Wagner Rd East  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 47: SR 629 - Rives Rd  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South approaching Exit 46 - 1/2 mile. This exit is on the left, and the right lane ends in 2 1/4 miles. You will need to be paying attention to avoid any troubles here.  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 46: Interstate 295 North - Washington  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 45: US 301  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South: Road view from mile marker 43.6.  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South: Road view from mile marker 41.6.  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 41: US 301 / VA 35 / VA 156 - Courtland  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South at the Weigh Station located at mile marker 40.  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 37: US 301 - Carson  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South: Road view from mile marker 36.2.  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 33: SR 602  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 31: VA 40 - Stony Creek / Waverly  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South: Road view from mile marker 29.  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 24: SR 645  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South: Road view from mile marker 24.  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 20: SR 631 - Jarratt  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 17: US 301  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 13: SR 614 - Emporia  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South: Road view from mile marker 13.  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 11B: US 58 West - South Hill  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 11A: US 58 East - Emporia / Norfolk  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 8: US 301. I'm sorry about the blurriness of this picture. Lighting was becoming an issue with dusk approaching quickly.  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 8: US 301  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South at Exit 4: SR 629 - Skippers  (Photo taken 5/8/11).

Interstate 95 South: Road view from mile marker 2, as Interstate 95 prepares to cross into North Carolina.  (Photo taken 5/8/11).