Route VA-288 Construction - December 2003

Here are 5 photos of a section of Route VA-288 that was opened in December, 2003, the photos taken in December, 2003. Click the thumbnail photo for a larger photo (they range in size from 56 KB to 112 KB, and most are less than 95 KB).

The northernmost 1.1 mile of Route 288 opened on December 22, 2003, and this includes the Route 288 interchanges with Interstate 64 and US-250 Broad Street Road.

Looking north, photo of northbound VA-288 approaching the Tuckahoe Creek Bridge in Goochland County about 1/2 mile south of US-250 Broad Street Road. This section of Route 288 opened to traffic on December 22, 2003, from just south of the Tuckahoe Creek Bridge to I-64, joining seamlessly with the 2-lane 3.5-mile-long section of Route 288 that was opened in 1997 between US-250 and West Creek Parkway.
Looking north, photo of northbound VA-288 approaching the bridge over US-250 Broad Street Road. This is about 1/4 mile ahead of the previous photo.
Looking north, photo of northbound VA-288 approaching the northern end of VA-288 where it junctions with I-64. This is about 1/4 mile ahead of the previous photo. Notice the overhead diagrammatic sign that depicts the VA-288 northbound 3-lane roadway dividing into two separate 2-lane roadways, one roadway to I-64 west and one roadway to I-64 east.
Looking north, photo of northbound VA-288 approaching the northern end of VA-288 where it junctions with I-64. This is about 1/4 mile ahead of the previous photo, and is approaching the gore area where the VA-288 northbound 3-lane roadway divides into two separate 2-lane roadways, one roadway to I-64 west and one roadway to I-64 east. The bridge to the left is the top level of the 3-level I-64/VA-288 interchange.
Looking west, the ramp from I-64 westbound to VA-288 southbound. The bridge over I-64 is visible ahead.

Lead article for Route VA-288 Construction - Western Section

All photos taken by Scott Kozel.

Copyright 2004 by Scott Kozel. All rights reserved. Reproduction, reuse, or distribution without permission is prohibited.

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By Scott M. Kozel, Roads to the Future

(Created 2-1-2004, updated 4-2-2004)