Chesapeake is a town in the Hampton Roads region of Eastern Virginia

Get around

Like with most of the Hampton Roads area, it is difficult to get around Chesapeake without the use of a car. Hampton Roads Transit does service some areas of the city, which can be found here HRT.

There are numerous road systems that are available to get in and out of Chesapeake. The most popular of these is the Hampton Roads belt way, which consists of I-64 (on the east side of the city), I-664 (on the west side of the city), and I-464 on the Norfolk/Chesapeake border. US-13/460/58 is the system of roads that connect Chesapeake to Suffolk and provide service to other parts of the state. US-13 connects to Northeastern North Carolina; US-460 connects to Petersburg; US-58 connects to Emporia and Southside Virginia. VA-168, also known as the Chesapeake Express way (or bypass to locals) provides service to south Chesapeake and to the Outer Banks of North Carolina and is the only toll road in the Hampton Roads area. The toll for the Express way is located on the border between Virginia and North Carolina, travellers are not obligated to pay the toll unless they stay on the road that goes through the toll station.

The Hampton roads area, especially in Chesapeake, is known for the numerous amount of bridges and tunnels, which can be confusing to anyone not familiar with the local roads. Chesapeake has several bridges over the Elizabeth River, and it is crucial to know which one to take in order to avoid long delays or getting lost.



Go next

Routes through Chesapeake

Norfolk Virginia Beach  W  E  END
END  W  E  Portsmouth Norfolk
Newport News Suffolk  N  S  END
Salisbury Norfolk  N  S  Suffolk Greenville
Fredericksburg Portsmouth  N  S  Elizabeth City Wilmington
Petersburg Suffolk  W  E  Norfolk END

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