State Route 286 - Fairfax County Parkway

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As approved by the Commonwealth Transportation Board, Fairfax County Parkway became a primary road on February 15, 2012. The transfer made the route eligible for federal funding and maintenance. Fairfax County Parkway was renumbered from SSR 7100 to Virginia Route 286, as were Franconia-Springfield Parkway (SSR 7900 to Virginia Route 289) and Prince William Parkway (SSR 3000 to Virginia Route 294) in the same action.1

Virginia Route 611 South
SSR 611 (Telegraph Road) meets SR 286 (Fairfax County Parkway) at a diamond interchange outside Fort Belvoir. Photo taken 12/26/06.
Fairfax County Parkway heads north to a cloverleaf interchange with Interstate 95 and SR 289 (Franconia Springfield Parkway). Photo taken 12/26/06.
SR 286 (Fairfax County Parkway) leads east from Telegraph Road to U.S. 1 (Richmond Highway). Photo taken 12/26/06.
Virginia Route 286 South
Heading south from SSR 611 (Telegraph Road) along SR 286 (Fairfax County Parkway) through Fort Belvoir. Photo taken 12/26/06.
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John J. Kingman Road and Farrar Road come together at Fairfax County Parkway beyond Liberty Drive at Fort Belvoir. Photos taken 12/26/06.
Backlick Road loops east from Fairfax County Parkway to Beulah Street and U.S. 1 (Richmond Highway) ahead of this reassurance marker. Photo taken 12/26/06.
Virginia Route 286 concludes at U.S. 1 (Richmond Highway). Photo taken 12/26/06.
U.S. 1 (Richmond Highway) travels through Fort Belvoir west to Lorton and east to the Mt. Vernon area. Photo taken 12/26/06.
U.S. 1 heads south from Alexandria to Woodbridge, paralleling Interstate 95 to Fredericksburg, Richmond and Petersburg. Photo taken 12/26/06.

Sources:
  1. "Three Major Parkways Now Primary Roads." Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), news release. February 16, 2012.


Photo Credits:

12/26/06 by AARoads

Connect with:
Interstate 95
U.S. 1

Page Updated 02-16-2012.