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In the Hampton Roads area U.S. 60 once followed Virginia Beach Boulevard (current U.S. 58) from Norfolk to the Virginia Beach oceanfront. The highway now straddles the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Ocean coastlines along Ocean View Avenue, Shore Drive, and Atlantic Avenue.

U.S. 60 Virginia Highway Guides

U.S. 60 scenes
Interstate 64 trailblazer posted along Midland Trail (Virginia Secondary 850 / old U.S. 60) east between SSR 780 (Brattons Road) north and SSR 780 (Scenic Drive) south to Exit 43 of Interstate 64 & U.S. 60. Photo taken 06/17/05.
Virginia Secondary 850 (Midland Trail / old U.S. 60) parallels Interstate 64 & U.S. 60 as the old alignment of U.S. 60 between Exits 50 and 35. SSR 780 begins at Exit 43 of the freeway and travels north to California and Goshen, briefly sharing pavement with SSR 850. Photo taken 06/17/05.
Atlantic Avenue - Virginia Beach
U.S. 60 begins at 5th Street and Pacific Avenue just north of the Rudee Inlet Bridge. The US route travels 5th Street east one block east to Atlantic Aveneue north. Photo taken 03/09/01.
Atlantic Avenue southbound at the 17th Street (U.S. 60) west to U.S. 58 Business and Interstate 264 (via Birdneck Road north). U.S. 60 follows Pacific Avenue south from 44th Street to 17th Street and the east end of U.S. 58 Business. 17th Street carries the route one block east to Atlantic Avenue south. Atlantic continues the route to 5th Street and Pacific Avenue at the Rudee Inlet Bridge. Photo taken 11/22/09.
Atlantic Avenue northbound at the overtaking of Pacific Avenue of U.S. 60. Pacific Avenue carries U.S. 60 southward (eastbound) to the Rudee Inlet Bridge. Atlantic Avenue continues U.S. 60 northward (westbound) to Fort Story. Note the error in cardinal direction banners. The error of course is technical as U.S. 60 travels north-south along the Atlantic Oceanfront of Virginia Beach. Photo taken 04/13/01.



Photo Credits:

  • 03/09/01 by AARoads.
  • 04/13/01 by AARoads.
  • 06/17/05 by AARoads.
  • 11/22/09 by Will Weaver.

Connect with:
Interstate 64
Interstate 81
Interstate 95
U.S. 11
U.S. 501
U.S. 13

Page Updated 02-23-2011.