Chesterfield Business Resources

Transportation Systems

I-295 Bridge at Meadowville Technology Park

If your company needs overnight access to the markets of the Northeast and Southeast, a base of operations in Chesterfield County would be difficult to rival.

Chesterfield is exactly halfway between Boston and Atlanta, within a one-day haul of 50% of the U.S. population, 65% of the nation's manufacturing operations, and 60% of the corporate headquarters in the country. This makes it easy to rush shipments to their destination without missing deadlines and creates an undeniable advantage, whether your company is the sender or the recipient.

Not satisfied simply with a prime location, Chesterfield's planners set out to make its road system a model of efficiency and convenience. The result is an interstate and beltway system that can handle today's traffic flow without the gridlock experienced in other metro areas. Chesterfield's superior road system makes commuting easier, with an average commute of less than half an hour.

Within the county's boundaries, the beltway system which includes Route 288 and Route 895 has been completed. As a result, I-95, I-295, I-85, and I-64 are all easily accessible from the county's main business corridors.

Rail services, including CSX and Amtrak, are also readily accessible no matter where you live or work in the county. Also easily accessible are the Chesterfield Airport and the Richmond International Airport.

Shipping cargo overseas is no problem for companies in Chesterfield. In addition to deep-water industrial sites and the Port of Richmond, the Port of Virginia is within easy reach by rail or truck.

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