Virginia State Route 125

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State Route 125

Kings Highway
Route information
Maintained by VDOT
Length5.73 mi[1] (9.22 km)
2 sections
Major junctions
West end SR 10 / SR 32 at Chuckatuck
Major intersectionsGap at Nansemond River
East end SR 337 at Driver
CountryUnited States
CountiesCity of Suffolk
Highway system
SR 124 SR 126

State Route 125 (SR 125) is a primary state highway in the U.S. state of Virginia. Known as Kings Highway, the state highway has two sections that run a total of 5.73 miles (9.22 km) from SR 10 and SR 32 at Chuckatuck east to SR 337 at Driver within the independent city of Suffolk. SR 125 consists of a 2.69-mile (4.33 km) western section and a 3.04-mile (4.89 km) eastern section separated by a gap at the Nansemond River. This gap arose when the Kings Highway Bridge across the river was removed in 2008.

Route description

View west along SR 125 at Driver Lane in Suffolk

SR 125 begins at an intersection with SR 10 and SR 32 (Godwin Boulevard) in the hamlet of Chuckatuck in the city of Suffolk. The state highway heads east as a two-lane undivided road that passes historic St. John's Church then veers south to a dead end at Hollidays Point on the Nansemond River at the former site of the Kings Highway Bridge.[1][2] SR 125 picks up again at a dead end due south of the western segment's dead end to the north of Nansemond National Wildlife Refuge. The highway veers east and passes through a forested area to the community of Driver, where the highway reaches its eastern terminus at SR 337 (Nansemond Parkway). Traveling between Chuckatuck and Driver requires crossing the Nansemond River near its mouth on U.S. Route 17 (US 17) on the Nansemond River Bridge or on one of several crossings of the river at its head of navigation in the center of Suffolk.[1][3]

Major intersections

The entire route is in Suffolk.

0.000.00 SR 10 / SR 32 (Godwin Boulevard) – Downtown Suffolk, Smithfield, Newport NewsWestern terminus
Crittenden Road – Hobsonformer SR 192 east
Gap at former site of Kings Highway Bridge at Nansemond River
3.044.89 SR 337 (Nansemond Parkway) – Portsmouth, Downtown SuffolkEastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


  1. ^ a b c d "2010 Traffic Data". Virginia Department of Transportation. 2010. Retrieved 2011-11-01.
  2. ^ Google (2011-11-01). "Virginia State Route 125 (western section)" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2011-11-01.
  3. ^ Google (2011-11-01). "Virginia State Route 125 (eastern section)" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2011-11-01.

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