Virginia State Route 402

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State Route 402 marker

State Route 402
Quaker Lane
Route information
Maintained by VDOT
Length: 1.65 mi[1] (2.66 km)
Existed: early 1980s – present
Major junctions
South end: SR 420 in Alexandria
  SR 7 in Alexandria
North end: I-395 in Alexandria
Counties: City of Alexandria
Highway system
SR 401 SR 403

State Route 402 (SR 402) is a primary state highway in the U.S. state of Virginia. Known as Quaker Lane, the state highway runs 1.65 miles (2.66 km) from SR 420 north to Interstate 395 at Shirlington Circle within the independent city of Alexandria.

Route description[edit]

View north along SR 402 just north of SR 7

SR 402 begins at an intersection with SR 420, which heads west as Seminary Road and east as Janneys Lane. Quaker Lane continues south as an unnumbered street past the Clarens mansion to SR 236 (Duke Street). SR 402 heads north as a four-lane undivided highway that passes to the east of the Virginia Theological Seminary and Episcopal High School. The state highway intersects northwest–southeast SR 7 (King Street) and east–west Braddock Road at a triangular six-way intersection; each street intersects the two other streets for a total of three intersections. North of SR 7, SR 402 gains a median and passes between the Parkfairfax and Fairlington neighborhoods. The state highway's northern terminus is at Shirlington Circle, a roundabout interchange with I-395 (Henry G. Shirley Memorial Highway) on the boundary between the city of Alexandria and Arlington County. The roundabout also includes right-in/right-out intersections with Gunston Road in Alexandria and Campbell Avenue in Arlington, which provides access to The Village at Shirlington commercial area, which includes the Signature Theatre. North of the roundabout interchange, the highway continues north as Shirlington Road through the Shirlington neighborhood of Arlington.[1][2]


The section of Quaker Lane north of SR 7 (King Street) was originally known as Seminary Road. SR 402 was assigned to its present location, previously unnumbered, in the early 1980s.

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Alexandria.

mi[1] km Destinations Notes
0.00 0.00 SR 420 (Seminary Road/Janneys Lane) / Quaker Lane south
0.69 1.11 SR 7 (King Street) / Braddock Road
1.65 2.66 I-395 (Henry G. Shirley Memorial Highway) / Shirlington Road – Washington, Richmond Shirlington Circle; Exit 6 (I-395)
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi
Quaker Lane south of King Street


  1. ^ a b c "2010 Traffic Data". Virginia Department of Transportation. 2010. Retrieved 2012-01-20. 
  2. ^ Google (2012-01-20). "Virginia State Route 402" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2012-01-20. 

External links[edit]

Route map: Google

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