2002 Uncodified Acts

2002 Virginia Uncodified Acts
Transportation, Highways, Roads and Bridges
10/21/2019

CHAPTER 219

An Act to amend and reenact § 1 of Chapter 139 of the Acts of Assembly of 1996, as amended, relating to the Purple Heart Trail.

[H 667]

Approved March 22, 2002

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That § 1 of Chapter 139 of the Acts of Assembly of 1996, as amended, is amended and reenacted as follows:

§ 1. The portion of Virginia Route 3 from George Washington's Birthplace National Monument in Westmoreland County, Virginia, to its junction with Interstate Route 95 at Fredericksburg, Virginia, the entire length of Interstate Highway 95 in Virginia, the portion of U.S. Route 1 from its junction with Interstate Route 95 to its junction with Virginia Route 235, Virginia Route 235 from its junction with U.S. Route 1 to George Washington's home and tomb at Mount Vernon, and the portion of Interstate Route 64 from its junction with Interstate Route 95 to the City of Norfolk, where General Douglas MacArthur is entombed, and Interstate Route 64 between its junction with Interstate 95 and the Virginia/West Virginia boundary are hereby designated as the Purple Heart Trail, in honor of General George Washington, native son of Virginia, and the combat-wounded veterans awarded the Purple Heart Medal. The Department of Transportation shall, no earlier than July 1, 2004, place and maintain additional appropriate markers indicating the designation of this route. This designation shall not affect any other designation heretofore or hereafter applied to these highways or any portions thereof.