Interstate 81 North & 64 East

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Interstate 64 East Interstate 81 North
The first set of shields posted for Interstate 64 east & 81 north stand at the tri-level stack interchange southwest of Timber Ridge. Photo taken 07/24/04.
Interstate 64 east & 81 north combine for 30.40-miles between the Lexington and Staunton areas. Harrisonburg joins Winchester as the northbound destinations beyond the split. Photo taken 07/24/04.
U.S. 11 (Lee Highway) leaves East Lexington and Exit 55 of Interstate 64 to meet Interstate 81 again at Exit 195. Photo taken 07/24/04.
A diamond interchange facilitates the movements between Interstates 64 & 81 and U.S. 11 (Lee Highway) at Exit 195. U.S. 11 travels its own four-lane divided highway from Lexington north toward Greenville. Photo taken 07/24/04.
U.S. 11 northbound shield posted at the Exit 195 ramp end. U.S. 11 continues six miles northeast to Fairfield and 11 miles to Steeles Tavern. Photo taken 07/16/05.
SSR 710 (Swope Lane / Sterrett Road) winds eastward from Virginia 252 (Brownsburg Turnpike) to meet Interstates 64 & 81 at the Exit 200 diamond interchange near Fairfield. Photo taken 07/24/04.
Exit 200 leaves Interstates 64 east & 81 north for SSR 710 (Sterret Road). SSR 710 connects with U.S. 11 (Lee Highway) at Fairfield nearby. Photo taken 07/24/04.
The last Rockbridge County interchange of Interstates 64 and 81 joins the tandem with SSR 606 (Raphine Road) near Steeles Tavern and Raphine. Photo taken 07/24/04.
SSR 606 (Raphine Road) travels a short distance east to U.S. 11 (Lee Highway) at Steeles Tavern near the west end off Virginia 56. Virginia 56 ascends into the Blue Ridge Mountains to Vesuvius and Montebello.
Raphine Road west meanders through Raphine to Wades Mill and Virginia 252 (Brownsburg Turnpike) north of Brownsburg. Photo taken 07/24/04.
Crossing into Augusta County, Interstates 64 east & 81 north next meet U.S. 11 (Lee Jackson Memorial Highway) to U.S. 340 (Stuarts Draft Highway) at Exit 213. Photo taken 07/24/04.
U.S. 11 crosses from Greenville to the east en route to Mint Spring and Staunton to the west. U.S. 340 begins nearby and ventures east seven miles to Stuarts Draft on the drive to Waynesboro. U.S. 340 travels just 156 miles between here and Frederick, Maryland. Photo taken 07/24/04.
SSR 654 (White Hill Road) joins Interstates 64 & 81 at the Exit 217 diamond interchange near Mint Spring. Photo taken 07/24/04.
SSR 654 begins at U.S. 11 (Lee Jackson Memorial Highway) and travels southeast along White Hill Road to end at U.S. 340 (Stuarts Draft Highway) just west of Stuarts Draft. Photo taken 07/24/04.
One mile south of the Exit 220 trumpet interchange with Virginia 262 north. Virginia 262 constitutes a full loop around the west side of Staunton between Interstate 81 Exit 220 and 225. Photo taken 07/24/04.
Interstate 64 parts ways with Interstate 81 north just north of the Virginia 262 exit at a tri-level stack interchange (Exit 221). Photo taken 07/24/04.
Virginia 262 angles northwest from Interstates 64 & 81 (Exit 220) to meet U.S. 11 (Greenville Avenue) nearby on its freeway routing west of Staunton. The northern arc of the loop constitutes an expressway with at-grade intersections between U.S. 250 (Churchville Avenue) and Interstate 81. Photo taken 07/24/04.
Interstate 64 resumes its eastward course from Interstate 81 at Staunton to Waynesboro, Charlottesville, and the capital city of Richmond. Photo taken 07/24/04.
Interests to Shenandoah National Park via Skyline Drive should follow Interstate 64 east to Exit 99. Photo taken 07/16/05.
Interstate 81 north continues to Staunton, Harrisonburg, and Winchester. Interstate 64 departs via Exit 221 to Richmond and Hampton Roads. U.S. 250 (Jefferson Highway), the companion of Interstate 64 between here and Richmond, meets Interstate 81 nearby at Exit 222. Photo taken 07/24/04.
Exit 221 gore point sign featuring an Interstate 64 eastbound shield. Interstate 64 travels 297.62 miles overall in Virginia, ending 210 miles from Interstate 81 at Chesapeake. Photo taken 07/24/04.


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07/24/04, 07/16/05 by AARoads

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Interstate 64
U.S. 11
State Route 262

Page Updated 04-18-2010.