Road Information

Interstate 470 in West Virginia    
Total Mileage in State: 4 miles
Eastern End: At I-70, near Elm Grove
Western End: At Ohio state line
Mileage covered in Photos: 4 miles
Counties covered in Photos: Ohio
Major Junctions in Photos: US 250, near Wheeling
Control Cities in Photos: Wheeling

Eastbound

   

West Virginia welcome sign as Interstate 470 East crosses the Ohio River and enters the Mountain State from Ohio.  (Photo taken 4/17/16).

Interstate 470 East at Exit 1: US 250 / WV 2 - Wheeling / Moundsville  (Photo taken 4/17/16).

Speed limit sign on Interstate 470 East. The speed limit starts out at 55 mph and remains that way for the entire 4-mile duration of I-470 in West Virginia.  (Photo taken 4/17/16).

Beyond Exit 1, the on ramp to Interstate 470 East becomes a truck climbing lane ahead as I-470 prepares to climb a steep grade for the next mile or so.  (Photo taken 4/17/16).

Interstate 470 East at Exit 2: Bethlehem  (Photo taken 4/17/16).

Nearing the top of the grade just beyond Exit 2, the rightmost lane (truck climbing lane) prepares to come to an end.  (Photo taken 4/17/16).

Interstate 470 East as the truck climbing lane comes to an end at the top of the grade. Now we will head down a steep grade which ends at the eastern terminus of I-470.  (Photo taken 4/17/16).

Interstate 470 East at mile marker 2.4.  (Photo taken 4/17/16).

Interstate 470 East assurance shield.  (Photo taken 4/17/16).

Mileage sign on Interstate 470 East. It's 1 1/4 miles to the junction of Interstate 70 (eastern terminus of I-470), 1 1/2 miles to Elm Grove, and 24 miles to Washington, PA.  (Photo taken 4/17/16).

Interstate 470 East at mile marker 2.8.  (Photo taken 4/17/16).

Interstate 470 East as it begins down the grade toward its eastern terminus at the junction of Interstate 70. The advance mileage sign for Exit 5 is on I-70 East, immediately after the eastern terminus of I-470.  (Photo taken 4/17/16).

Interstate 470 East at mile marker 3.2.  (Photo taken 4/17/16).

Approaching the eastern terminus of Interstate 470 and the junction of Interstate 70 East, you're advised to remain in the right lane here if you plan on taking Exit 5 on I-70 East.  (Photo taken 4/17/16).

Interstate 470 East at mile marker 3.6.  (Photo taken 4/17/16).

Nearing the eastern terminus of Interstate 470, we're greeted with this premature End sign.  (Photo taken 4/17/16).

A second Interstate 470 End sign as it nears its eastern terminus.  (Photo taken 4/17/16).

Interstate 470 East at its eastern terminus, as it merges into Interstate 70 East.  (Photo taken 4/17/16).