Interstate 95: Primary North-South highway serving most populated cities on the East Coast, runs parallel to the Atlantic Ocean from Maine to Miami
Interstate 85: Important southeast U.S. arterial highway, travels southwest from Petersburg to Charlotte, Atlanta, to the Gulf Coast
Interstate 64: Major East-West corridor starts in Hampton Roads/Port of Virginia, runs through Richmond to St. Louis
Interstate 295: Bypass for traffic changing between Interstates 95, 85, and 64
U.S. Route 460: Four-lane highway with nearly straight-line access to the Port of Virginia and industrial sites along the route
- Freight: CSX track runs north and south through the region; Norfolk Southern runs east and west through the region. Both rail lines connect in Petersburg and also nearby in Richmond
- Double Stack Rail: All along route from Port of Virginia to Chicago in just two days
- Rail-sided sites and buildings
- Intermodal Facilities: At least six in the region (half of all facilities in the entire state are clustered locally)
- Passenger Rail: Petersburg (PTB) Amtrak station service from Miami to New York via the Carolinian/Piedmont line and the Silver Service/Palmetto, with connections to inland U.S. destinations
- Future High-Speed Rail Corridor Stop: Will connect the southeastern (Raleigh to Jacksonville) and northeastern (Washington, D.C. to Boston) regions of U.S.; 98,000 annual passengers expected to pass through the Gateway Region
- 78 miles/1.5 hours to reach terminals: Norfolk, Newport News, Portsmouth
- Naturally deepest port on the East Coast - 50-foot channel depth accommodates the largest modern transports
- Home to the largest naval station in the world due to natural advantages
- 2015 Tonnage: 19.98 million, 4.8% annual increase
- 2015 TEUs: 2.55 million, 6.5% annual increase
- Cargo: 64% truck, 33% rail, 3% barge
- 2.5 hours to open sea
- 22 days average transit time to/from Asia
- 36,800 linear feet of track with two Class I railroads operating on-dock
- Double stacked rail service nationwide to and through the region
- Richmond Marine Terminal located on outskirts of the region, approx. 19 miles from Petersburg on I-95
- Direct I-95 access
- Barge service three times a week to/from the Port of Virginia and global markets
- 25-foot channel depth
- On-site: warehousing, cranes, CSX and Norfolk Southern rail access
Richmond International Airport (RIC): American/U.S. Airways, Delta, JetBlue, United, Southwest, Allegiant and Interjet currently serve RIC, offering nonstop flights to major domestic destinations and easy access to global destinations. More than 3.5 million passengers annually and growing.
Chesterfield County Airport: Fully instrumented, ILS equipped, general aviation airport with transport facility, 5,500-foot lighted runway, charter and flying services, and fully-equipped and -staffed maintenance hangar.
Dinwiddie County Airport: Transport facility, fully equipped and staffed maintenance hangar, two runways (5,001 and 3,060 feet), charter flights, air taxi.
Wakefield Municipal Airport: Located in Sussex County along U.S. Route 460 with a transport facility and 4,350-foot lighted runway.