Virginia State Route 243
|Maintained by VDOT|
|Length:||1.70 mi (2.74 km)|
|Existed:||1960 – present|
|South end:||US 29 / SR 237 near Merrifield|
|I-66 near Vienna|
|North end:||SR 123 in Vienna|
Virginia State Route 243 (SR 243) is a primary state highway in the U.S. state of Virginia. Known as Nutley Street, the state highway runs 1.70 miles (2.74 km) from U.S. Route 29 (US 29) and SR 237 near Merrifield north to SR 123 in Vienna. SR 243 connects Vienna and Fairfax with Interstate 66 (I-66) and the Vienna station of the Washington Metro.
SR 243 begins at an intersection with US 29 and SR 237 (Lee Highway) between the independent city of Fairfax and the community of Merrifield. Nutley Street continues south 0.51 miles (0.82 km) as a two-lane road designated SR 10272 to US 50 (Arlington Boulevard). SR 243 heads north as a six-lane divided highway through a cloverleaf interchange with I-66 just east of the Vienna station of the Washington Metro, which is the western terminus of the Orange Line that runs in the median of the Interstate from Vienna east to Arlington. Access to the station is provided by the first intersection on either side of the I-66 interchange. SR 243 continues into the town of Vienna as a four-lane divided boulevard that passes between residential neighborhoods before reaching its northern terminus at SR 123 (Maple Avenue) southwest of downtown Vienna. Nutley Street continues north as a two-lane residential street for four blocks to Malcolm Road.
The entire route is in Fairfax County.
|Merrifield||0.00||0.00||US 29 / SR 237 (Lee Highway) / Nutley Street – Fairfax, Falls Church|
|Vienna||0.40||0.64||I-66 – Front Royal, Washington||Exit 62 (I-66)|
|1.70||2.74||SR 123 (Maple Avenue) – Oakton, Tysons Corner|
|1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi
- "2010 Traffic Data". Virginia Department of Transportation. 2010. Retrieved 2011-12-13.
- Google Inc. "Virginia State Route 243". Google Maps (Map). Cartography by Google, Inc. http://maps.google.com/maps?saddr=US-29+N%2FVA-237+E&daddr=Nutley+St+SW&hl=en&ll=38.881746,-77.273884&spn=0.051982,0.077162&sll=38.892803,-77.264528&sspn=0.025987,0.038581&geocode=FeUkUQIdTQ9l-w%3BFa57UQIdmORk-w&vpsrc=6&mra=ls&t=h&z=14. Retrieved 2011-12-13.