State Route 36

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Virginia 36 travels 16.50 miles from Virginia 10 in Hopewell west to Virginia Secondary 669 west of Matoaca.

Virginia 36 west
Interstate 95 trailblazer posted along Virginia 36 (Oaklawn Boulevard) westbound after its full cloverleaf interchange with Interstate 295. Virginia 36 to Virginia 144 (Temple Avenue) provides a direct link to Interstate 95. Photo taken 01/02/08.
Virginia 36 (Oaklawn Boulevard) approaches the split with Virginia 144 (Temple Avenue). Virginia 144 constitutes a 13.97-mile route between Fort Lee and Virginia 145 at Centralia. Temple Avenue carries the road four miles west to Exit 54 of Interstate 95. Photo taken 01/02/08.
Exiting the independent city of Hopewell along Virginia 36 west. The divided highway travels through Fort Lee to the city of Petersburg. Photo taken 01/02/08.
Virginia 144 (Temple Avenue) begins opposite the 6th Street entrance into Fort Lee. Photo taken 01/02/08.
Continuing west along Oaklawn Boulevard from Temple Avenue to Lee Avenue. Photo taken 01/02/08.
Lee Avenue provides the final access point into Fort Lee via the Lee Gate from Virginia 36 west. Hill Circle ties in from a residential subdivision to the north. Photo taken 01/02/08.
Virginia 36 westbound reassurance shield posted as the state route enters Petersburg National Battlefield. Photo taken 01/02/08.
A trumpet interchange joins Virginia 36 with the access road into Petersburg National Battlefield. Photo taken 01/02/08.
Tourists visiting the battlefield are directed northward to facilities nearby before looping south for access to Siege Road, Old Blandford Church, and The Crater to the south. Photo taken 01/02/08.
Entering the city limits of Petersburg along Virginia 36 west. The state route follows Washington Street. Photo taken 01/02/08.
Lakemont Drive meets Virginia 36 (Washington Street) at the first Petersburg traffic light. Lakemont Drive provides access to adjacent residential areas south of the commercialized Washington Street. Photo taken 01/02/08.
Puddledock Road angles southwest from Virginia 144 to meet Virginia 36 (Washington Street) at an industrial park area north of Courthouse Street. Photo taken 01/02/08.
Slagle Avenue stems southeast from Virginia 36 as part of a small residential street grid from the next signal. Photo taken 01/02/08.
Nearing the split with Bank Street, Virginia 36 (Washington Street) veers southwest toward Exit 52 of Interstate 95. Photo taken 01/02/08.
Bank Street carries two way traffic from Virginia 36 (Washington Street) to the U.S. 301 & Virginia 36 one-way split at Crater Road. Bank Street flows east from downtown. Photo taken 01/02/08.
Virginia 36 west joins U.S. 301 north along Crater Road between Washington and Bollingbrook Streets east of Interstate 95. Photo taken 01/02/08.
Washington Street leads directly to ramps for both Interstate 95 north to Richmond and south to Emporia. U.S. 460 Business follows the street west from U.S. 301 & Virginia 36 (Crater Road) into downtown. Photo taken 01/02/08.
U.S. 301 & 460 originally combined along Crater Roa dfrom Winfield Road north to Washington Street. U.S. 460 now follows Interstate 95 north from Exit 50 to Interstate 85 south to Exit 61. U.S. 460 Business remains along the original surface route. Photo taken 01/02/08.
Washington Street flows westbound only from its split with Wythe Street east of Burch Street. Virginia 36 takes over Wythe Street east from U.S. 460 Business east at U.S. 301 (Crater Road) south. Photo taken 01/02/08.
U.S. 460 Business & Virginia 36 east
U.S. 460 Business & Virginia 36 (Wythe Street) east exit downtown Petersburg and meet the southbound on-ramp to Interstate 95. Photo taken 06/25/10.
Taking the ramp from Wythe Street, motorists combine with traffic from U.S. 460 Business (Washington Street) westbound ahead of a split to Interstate 85 south & U.S. 460 west to Durham and Blackstone and Interstate 95 south & U.S. 460 east to Emporia and Hampton Roads. Photo taken 06/25/10.



Photo Credits:

01/02/08, 06/25/10 by AARoads

Connect with:
Interstate 95
Interstate 295
U.S. 1
U.S. 301
U.S. 460

Page Updated 03-02-2011.