Road Information

Interstate 79 in West Virginia Total Mileage in State: 160 miles
Northern End: At Pennsylvania state line
Southern End: At I-77, in Charleston
Mileage covered in Photos: 160 miles
Counties covered in Photos: Kanawha, Roane, Clay, Braxton, Gilmer, Lewis, Harrison, Marion, Monongalia
Major Junctions in Photos: US 19 South, near Sutton
US 33/US 119, in Weston
US 50, near Clarksburg
I-68, near Morgantown
Control Cities in Photos: Charleston, Sutton, Weston, Clarksburg, Fairmont, Morgantown

Northbound

   

Interstate 79 North shield sign located at mile marker 0, near the southern terminus of I-79 in West Virginia.  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North at Exit 1: US 119 - Mink Shoals  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Mileage sign located near mile marker 3. From this point, it's 2 miles to Big Chimney, 98 miles to Weston, and 118 miles to Clarksburg on Interstate 79 North.  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North at Exit 5: WV 114 - Big Chimney  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North: Road view from mile marker 9.  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North at Exit 9: CR 43 - Elkview / Frame Rd  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North: Road view from mile marker 13.5.  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North at Exit 19: US 119 - Clendenin  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Speed limit sign located near mile marker 21. The speed limit on most rural Interstate highways in West Virginia is 70 mph.  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North: Road view from near mile marker 22.  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North at Exit 25: CR 29 - Amma  (Photo taken 7/8/11).

Interstate 79 North: Road view from mile marker 26. You can also see another Interstate 79 North shield sign here too.  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North: Road view from mile marker 29.5.  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North at Exit 34: WV 36 - Wallback / Clay  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North: Road view from mile marker 38.  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North at Exit 40: WV 16 - Big Otter  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North shield sign located near mile marker 41.  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North: Road view from mile marker 40.5.  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North at Exit 46: CR 11 - Servia Road  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North at the Rest Area located near mile marker 49.  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North at Exit 51: WV 4 - Frametown  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Mileage sign located near mile marker 52. It's 5 miles to the US 19 South interchange, 33 miles to Summersville, and 69 miles to Clarksburg.  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North approaching Exit 57 - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North at Exit 57: US 19 South - Beckley  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North: Road view from mile marker 59.  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North at Exit 62: WV 4 - Sutton / Gassaway  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North: Road view from mile marker 62.5.  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North at Exit 67: US 19 / WV 15 - Flatwoods  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North: Road view from mile marker 70.5.  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North at Exit 79: WV 5 - Burnsville / Glenville  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North at the Rest Area located near mile marker 84.  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North: Road view from mile marker 86.5.  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North at Exit 91: US 19 - Roanoke  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Mileage sign located near mile marker 92. From here, it's 4 miles to South Weston, 29 miles to Clarksburg, and 45 miles to Fairmont.  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North: Road view from mile marker 92.5.  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Sign near mile marker 94 which lists the distances to the upcoming Weston exits.  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North at Exit 96: CR 30 - South Weston  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North at Exit 99: US 33 / US 119 - Weston / Buckhannon  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North: Road view from mile marker 99.2.  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North: Road view from mile marker 100.  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North at Exit 105: CR 7 - Jane Lew  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North at Exit 110: WV 270 - Lost Creek  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North: Road view from mile marker 111.5, where there is a big sign warning truck drivers of the sharp curve ahead. The recommended speed for trucks on this curve is 55 mph to prevent rollovers.  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Take any of the next 3 exits to get to Clarksburg.  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North at Exit 115: WV 20 - Stonewood / Nutter Fort  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Use any of the next 5 exits to get to Bridgeport.  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North at Exit 117: WV 58 - Anmoore  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North at Exit 119: US 50 - Clarksburg / Bridgeport  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Mileage sign located near mile marker 120. It's 1 3/4 miles to the Meadowbrook Rd exit, 18 miles to Fairmont, and 36 miles to Morgantown.  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North at Exit 121: CR 24 - Meadowbrook Rd  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North: Road view from mile marker 122.  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North at the Rest Area just past mile marker 122.  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North at Exit 124: WV 279 / To US 50 East - Jerry Dove Drive  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North at Exit 125: WV 131 - Saltwell Rd / Shinnston  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North: Road view from near mile marker 127.  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North: Another road view, this time from mile marker 128.  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North: Road view from mile marker 129.5.  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Sign near mile marker 130 listing the distances to the upcoming Fairmont exits.  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North at Exit 132: US 250 - South Fairmont  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North at Exit 133: CR 64/1 - Kingmont Road  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North at Exit 135: CR 64 - Pleasant Valley Rd  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North at Exit 136: WV 273 North - Downtown Fairmont  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North at Exit 137: WV 310 - E Park Ave  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North: Road view from mile marker 137.4.  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North: Another road view, this time from mile marker 138.  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North at Exit 139: CR 33 - East Fairmont / Prickett's Creek Rd  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North at the Weigh Station located near mile marker 141.  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North: Road view from mile marker 145.  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North at Exit 146: CR 77 - Goshen Road  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Sign near mile marker 147 listing the distances to the different Interstate 79 exits for Morgantown.  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North approaching Exit 148 - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Interstate 79 North at Exit 148: Interstate 68 East - Cumberland  (Photo taken 1/31/11).

Sign near mile marker 149 listing the distances to the two upcoming Morgantown exits.  (Photo taken 4/29/11).

Interstate 79 North: Road view from near mile marker 150.  (Photo taken 4/29/11).

Interstate 79 North at Exit 152: US 19 - Westover / Morgantown  (Photo taken 4/29/11).

Interstate 79 North: Road view from mile marker 153.  (Photo taken 4/29/11).

Interstate 79 North at Exit 155: WV 7 - West Virginia University  (Photo taken 4/29/11).

Interstate 79 North: Road view from mile marker 158, as I-79 prepares to cross into Pennsylvania.  (Photo taken 4/29/11).