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: 103 miles
Counties covered in Photos: Monongalia, Marion, Harrison, Lewis, Gilmer, Braxton
Major Junctions in Photos: I-68, near Morgantown
US 50, near Clarksburg
US 33/US 119 near Weston
US 19 South, near Sutton
Control Cities in Photos: Morgantown, Fairmont, Clarksburg, Weston, Sutton

Southbound

   

West Virginia welcome sign on Interstate 79 South as it enters the state from Pennsylvania.  (Photo taken 5/21/11).

Interstate 79 South: Road view from mile marker 160.  (Photo taken 5/21/11).

Interstate 79 South at the Rest Area / Welcome Center located near mile marker 159.  (Photo taken 5/21/11).

Interstate 79 South: Road view from mile marker 158.  (Photo taken 5/21/11).

Sign near mile marker 157 listing the distances to the upcoming Morgantown exits.  (Photo taken 5/21/11).

Interstate 79 South at Exit 155: WV 7 - West Virginia University  (Photo taken 5/21/11).

Interstate 79 South at Exit 152: US 19 - Westover / Morgantown  (Photo taken 5/21/11).

Speed limit sign located near mile marker 152. The speed limit on most rural West Virginia freeways is 70 mph.  (Photo taken 5/21/11).

Mileage sign located near mile marker 151.5. It's 3 miles to the junction of Interstate 68, 15 miles to Fairmont, and 33 miles to Clarksburg.  (Photo taken 5/21/11).

Interstate 79 South approaching Exit 148 - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 5/21/11).

Interstate 79 South at Exit 148: Interstate 68 East - Cumberland  (Photo taken 5/21/11).

Speed limit sign located near mile marker 148. The speed limit on most rural West Virginia Interstate highways is 70 mph.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 79 South at Exit 146: CR 77 - Goshen Road  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 79 South shield sign located near mile marker 145.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Mileage sign located near mile marker 145. From here, it's 8 miles to Fairmont, 26 miles to Clarksburg, and 48 miles to Weston.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 79 South: Road view from mile marker 143.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 79 South at the Weigh Station located near mile marker 141.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Sign near mile marker 140 listing the distances to the upcoming Fairmont exits.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 79 South: Road view from mile marker 139.5.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 79 South at Exit 139: East Fairmont / Prickett's Creek Rd  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 79 South at Exit 137: WV 310 - E Park Ave  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 79 South at Exit 136: WV 273 North - Downtown Fairmont  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 79 South at Exit 135: CR 64 - Pleasant Valley Rd  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 79 South at Exit 133: CR 64/1 - Kingmont Road  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 79 South at Exit 132: US 250 - South Fairmont  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 79 South: Road view from mile marker 131.8.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 79 South: Another road view, this time from mile marker 129.5.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 79 South as it enters Harrison County, near mile marker 129.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Taking any of the next 5 exits will get you to Bridgeport.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 79 South: Road view from mile marker 127.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 79 South at Exit 125: WV 131 - Saltwell Rd / Shinnston  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 79 South at Exit 124: WV 279 / To US 50 East - Jerry Dove Drive  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 79 South: Road view from mile marker 123.8.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 79 South at the Rest Area located near mile marker 122.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 79 South at Exit 121: CR 24 - Meadowbrook Rd  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Use any of the next 3 exits to get to Clarksburg.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 79 South at Exit 119: US 50 - Clarksburg / Bridgeport  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 79 South at Exit 117: WV 58 - Anmoore  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 79 South at Exit 115: WV 20 - Stonewood / Nutter Fort  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Mileage sign located near mile marker 114. It's 4 miles to Lost Creek, 17 miles to Weston, and 117 miles to Charleston on Interstate 79 South.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 79 South: Road view from near mile marker 113.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 79 South: Road view from mile marker 111.5.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 79 South at Exit 110: WV 270 - Lost Creek  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 79 South: Road view from mile marker 110.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 79 South shield sign located near mile marker 109.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 79 South: Road view from mile marker 106.5.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 79 South at Exit 105: CR 7 - Jane Lew  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Sign near mile marker 101, listing the distances to the upcoming Weston exits.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 79 South: Road view from mile marker 100.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 79 South at Exit 99: US 33 / US 119 - Weston / Buckhannon  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 79 South: Road view from mile marker 98.4.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 79 South: Another road view, this time from near mile marker 97.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 79 South at Exit 96: CR 30 - South Weston  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Mileage sign located at mile marker 95.2. From this point, it's 4 miles to Roanoke, 97 miles to Charleston, and 110 miles to Beckley.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 79 South: Road view from mile marker 94.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 79 South at Exit 91: Roanoke  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 79 South at the Rest Area located near mile marker 85.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 79 South: Road view from near mile marker 84.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 79 South: Road view from mile marker 82.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 79 South at Exit 79: WV 5 - Burnsville / Glenville  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 79 South: Road view from mile marker 76.5.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 79 South: Road view from mile marker 72.5.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 79 South at Exit 67: WV 15 - Flatwoods  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Mileage sign located near mile marker 66. From this point, it's 4 miles to Sutton, 69 miles to Charleston, and 81 miles to Beckley.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 79 South: Road view from mile marker 65.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 79 South: Road view from near mile marker 63.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 79 South at Exit 62: WV 4 - Sutton / Gassaway  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 79 South shield sign located near mile marker 61.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 79 South approaching Exit 57 - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 1/22/11).

Interstate 79 South at Exit 57: US 19 South - Beckley  (Photo taken 1/22/11).