Road Information

Interstate 77 in West Virginia Total Mileage in State: 187 miles
Northern End: At Ohio state line
Southern End: At Virginia state line
Mileage covered in Photos: 45 miles
Counties covered in Photos: Raleigh, Mercer
Major Junctions in Photos: I-64 East, near Beckley
Control Cities in Photos: Beckley, Bluefield

Southbound

   

Interstate 77 South / Interstate 64 East at Exit 45: Tamarack / Travel Plaza. This stretch of Interstate 77 and Interstate 64 is part of the West Virginia Turnpike.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Sign near mile marker 45 listing the distances to the upcoming Beckley exits.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 77 South / Interstate 64 East at Exit 44: WV 3 - Harper Rd / Beckley  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 77 South / Interstate 64 East at Exit 42: WV 16 / WV 97 - Robert C. Byrd Dr / Mabscott  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 77 South / Interstate 64 East approaching Exit 40 - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Signs as Interstate 77 South and Interstate 64 East prepare to split ahead. Use Interstate 64 East to get to Richmond, VA and use Interstate 77 South to get to Charlotte, NC.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 77 South at Exit 40: Interstate 64 East - Lewisburg  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 77 South: Road view from mile marker 40.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 77 South shield sign located near mile marker 39.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Mileage sign located near mile marker 38. From here, it's 11 miles to Ghent, 40 miles to Bluefield, and 65 miles to Wytheville, VA.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 77 South: Road view from mile marker 35, as I-77 prepares to make a somewhat sharp curve to the right.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 77 South approaching the Toll Plaza in 1 mile. At this time, the toll for cars was $2.00.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 77 South at Exit 28: CR 48 - Ghent / Flat Top  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 77 South shield sign located near mile marker 27.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Mileage sign located near mile marker 27. From this point, it's 9 miles to Camp Creek, 34 miles to Bluefield, and 59 miles to Wytheville, VA.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 77 South: Road view from mile marker 26.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 77 South: Another road view, this time from mile marker 23.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 77 South: Road view from near mile marker 21.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 77 South at Exit 20: US 19 - Camp Creek  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 77 South at the Rest Area / Weigh Station near mile marker 19.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 77 South: Road view from mile marker 16.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 77 South at Exit 14: CR 7 / To WV 20 - Athens Rd  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 77 South: Road view from mile marker 10.5.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 77 South approaching Exit 9 - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 77 South at Exit 9: US 460 - Princeton / Pearisburg, VA. Sorry about the blurriness of this picture.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Mileage sign located near mile marker 8. It's 3 miles to Ingleside, 7 miles to Bluefield, and 36 miles to Wytheville.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Sign near mile marker 6 warning of a low clearance of 10' 6" on WV 112 East, which is at the next exit.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 77 South at Exit 5: WV 112 - Ingleside  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 77 South: Road view from mile marker 4.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 77 South: Road view from near mile marker 3.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Warning sign at mile marker 1.5 alerting motorists of the tunnel that is 1 mile ahead.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 77 South at Exit 1: US 52 North - Bluefield  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 77 South approaching the East River Mountain Tunnel, which lies on the border of West Virginia and Virginia.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Road view from inside the East River Mountain Tunnel. The Virginia state line is inside the tunnel.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).