West Virginia Roads

West Virginia


WV uses circles for secondary ("county") routes and pentagons for roads that serve as glorified driveways. So what's a triangle? It's known as a "delta road," a road not under state jurisdiction but eligible for state maintenance as an important route, such as for mail trucks or school buses. They make up less than 1% of the state highway mileage, which is why it's so rare to spot a shield. This one is on WV 27 EB, and predates the state conversion to black numbers on a white background, so it's entirely possible this is now a secondary route.

New River Gorge Bridge Day, 2009
6/18/11 Morgantown Road Meet
US 11
US 19
US 22
US 30
US 33
US 40
US 50
US 52
US 60
US 119
US 219
US 220
US 250
US 340
US 460
US 522
WV 2
WV 7
WV 9
WV 20
WV 28
WV 43
WV 51
WV 55
WV 67
WV 72
WV 86
WV 88
WV 100
WV 273
WV 480
WV 705
I-64
I-68
I-70
I-470
I-79
I-81

Monongalia SR 39
Monongalia SR 857
Upshur SR 13

Dents Run Covered Bridge
Market St. and Fort Steuben Bridges, Weirton
Sycamore Street, Clarksburg

Misc. photos
West Virginia Non-Roads


Looking west along the New River from WV 16.

H.B. Elkin's WV Highways
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