1944 Official Map
The Virginia Highways Project
originally created by Dave Strong
Welcome to the Virginia Highway Project!  This website is a joint venture between "Froggie" and "Mapmikey" and details the routes and highways of Virginia, and began as a combining of Mapmikey's Virginia Highway's site and Froggie's Virginia Highway Ends photo site.  Additional material related to Virginia will be offered as time allows.

Updates (1/6/24): New page for VA 460; updates to I-381, US 1, US 50, US 121, US 211, VA 6Y, VA 7; split the VA 6, VA 7 and VA 300 families, plus the VA 261-280 and VA 421-499 groups into separate pages with more mapscans;
Updates (1/19/23): VA 317 #1 and VA 372 have been decommissioned; a new VA 372 was put into the system
Updates (3/27/22): a huge update to the US routes in Virginia, with 27 new routes identified; also a draft version of the 1933 route list has been found, with 5 more routes found
Updates (6/10/18): added the West Virginia Hwy Annex Page
Updates (7/7/17): added a lot of information and images to the Waysides page
Updates (5/27/17): about 350 photos added to Virginia ENDS gallery
Updates (1/8/17): New routes documented for the first time: US 220 ALT #1 and VA 287 #1; New route log available (1951); VA 281-300 page broken into indivdual pages with more mapscans and info, especially routes 284-287; historic pics on VA 297 and 297 Bus pages; more info on the eastern end of US 60 and northern end of US 501; mapscan found for the Richmond VA 88; VA 164 was extended.
Updates (11/11/16): about 50 photos added to Error Signs of Virginia and 170 photos added to Old Signs of Virginia
Updates (2/13/16): New route documented for the first time: VA 265 #2
Updates (11/28/15): New route has been created, VA 8 Bus. Additional information added to VA 241 and VA 355 #1
Updates (3/17/15): Updates to the following entires: Numerous edits have been made (too many to summarize - go here to see the full list. New routes are documented for the first time: I-864, US 11Y #1, US 29 ALT #5, US 360 ALT #4, US 460 Bus (Grundy), VA 9Y, VA 10A, VA 13Y #1, VA 23 TEMP, VA 25Y, VA 27 ALT, VA 31Y, VA 33Y #1, VA 42Y, VA 109Y, VA 254 ALT, VA 284 #1, VA 323 TEMP, VA 336 #3, VA 337 ALT #2, VA 406 #2, VA 408 #2, VA 410 #2, VA 411 #2, VA 412 #2, and VA 464 These entries were substantially updated: VA 143, VA 238, VA 307, VA 411, VA 441, VA 530/530Y. A new superpage has been created for route-log/VA 337. A new US 33-VA 33 transition gallery has been written.
Updates (1/10/15): Updates to the following entires: The I-64, I-66, I-73 , I-77, I-81, I-85 and I-95 pages have been revamped with a lot more detail and mapscans. All 3di routes were given their own pages and also updated. A new superpage has been created for Shirley Highway, VA 350. Route logs have been added for 1935, 1941, 1949, 1957, 1979, 1999, and 2001. A new photo gallery is available of 1960s scenes around the I-495 beltway.
Updates (11/27/14): Updates to the following entires: The US 25E , US 48, US 220 , US 240, and US 340 pages have been revamped with a lot more detail and mapscans. 1 new route is documented - VA 281. Additionally, VA 172 and VA 280 have been extended.
Updates (3/29/14): substantial update to Virginia Cutouts
Updates (1/27/14): Part 1 gallery update to Virginia Placenames (300 or so photos) | Sign Error Pics (46 photos) | Old Signs of Virginia (64 photos)

Questions, Comments, or Corrections? Contact us at the e-mail addresses at the bottom of this page.

What's Here:
Virginia Highways:
Route Lists/Histories (updates) | Virginia Highway Ends | Froggie's Virginia Photos | Virginia Multiplexes
  The neighbors:
NC Hwys Annex Page - Mapmikey/Adam Prince
         NC ENDS gallery
SC Hwys Annex Page - Mapmikey
Tennessee Annex - Froggie/Mapmikey
West Virginia Hwys Annex Page - Mapmikey

Washington DC Hwy Page - William Yurasko
Maryland Hwy Page - Mike Pruett
U.S. Highways Page - Robert Droz (covers all US Routes)
Interstate Highways Page - David Steinberg (covers all interstates)

Want something else road related?
AAroads kickoff page - Andy Field/Alex Nitzman (compilation of many road related sites)
Gribblenation - Material from much of the eastern U.S.
American Road Magazine - Celebrating the 2-lane highways of yesteryear

Other Virginia Stuff:
A History of Numbering | Sources | List of Counties | Virginia Waysides | State Line Crossings | Bridges of Virginia | Abandoned Bridges of Virginia | Hampton Roads Notes | Sign Error Pics | Old District 2 Unisigns | VA 91 Photo Journey | Cutout Gallery | Old Signs of Virginia | Virginia Placenames
Virginia related links:
VDOT (official VDOT site)
Old Dominion Roads - Adam Prince/Gribblenation (collection of photos and Virginia road related topics)
Roads to the Future - Scott Kozel (detailed info about road projects in the Mid-Atlantic region)
Virginia Arterials - Lou Corsaro/Eric Smith (detailed descriptions of arterials in Virginia)
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