Direction:
North/South
Southern Terminus:
Tennessee-Virginia border
Northern Terminus:
Virginia-West Virginia border
Distance:
324.92 miles
Counties:
Washington, Smyth, Wythe, Pulaski, Montgomery, Roanoke, Botetourt, Rockbridge, Augusta, Rockingham, Shenandoah, Warren, Frederick
Signed:
Yes

I-81 is a north/south interstate extending from Tennessee to the Canadian border in New York. The section in Virginia runs through the western areas of the state, near the border with West Virginia. It enters the state from Tennessee in Bristol and runs northeast, crossing the border into West Virginia a few miles north of Winchester.

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