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West Virginia Route 28

West Virginia Route 28 is a north–south route through the Potomac Highlands of the U.S. state of West Virginia. The southern terminus of the route is at West Virginia Route 39 in Huntersville. The northern terminus is at the Maryland state line in Wiley Ford, where the route continues into Cumberland as Canal Parkway upon crossing the North Branch Potomac River.

West Virginia Route 28 marker

West Virginia Route 28
Route information
Maintained by WVDOH
Length150.8 mi[1] (242.7 km)
Major junctions
South end WV 39 in Huntersville
  WV 92 from Dunmore to Bartow

US 250 from Bartow to Thornwood
US 33 from Judy Gap to Seneca Rocks
WV 55 from Seneca Rocks to Moorefield
US 220 from Petersburg to Junction

US 50 from Junction to Romney
North endCanal Parkway at Maryland state line in Wiley Ford
Location
CountiesPocahontas, Pendleton, Grant, Hardy, Hampshire, Mineral
Highway system
WV 27WV 29
View north along WV 28 in Fort Ashby

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Major intersectionsEdit

CountyLocationmikmDestinationsNotes
Pocahontas  WV 39 – Warm Springs, VA, Marlinton, Watoga State Park
Dunmore  WV 92 south – White Sulphur Springssouth end of WV 92 overlap
  WV 66 west – Cass, Snowshoe
Bartow   US 250 north / WV 92 north – Elkinsnorth end of WV 92 overlap; south end of US 250 overlap
  US 250 south – Monterey, VAnorth end of US 250 overlap
PendletonJudy Gap  US 33 east – Franklinsouth end of US 33 overlap
Seneca Rocks   US 33 west / WV 55 west – Elkinsnorth end of US 33 overlap; south end of WV 55 overlap
GrantPetersburg  WV 42 north – Mount Storm
   US 220 south – Airportsouth end of US 220 overlap
HardyUS 220 South Branch Potomac River Bridge #1
MoorefieldWinchester AvenueFormer route of West Virginia Route 55
   WV 55 east to US 48 – Bakernorth end of WV 55 overlap
US 220 South Branch Potomac River Bridge #2
HampshireJunction   US 50 west / US 220 north – Keyser, Graftonnorth end of US 220 overlap; south end of US 50 overlap
Romney  US 50 east – Winchester, VAnorth end of US 50 overlap
MineralFort Ashby   WV 46 west / CR 15 (Dans Run Road) – Keyser
Short Gap  WV 956 west
Wiley Ford 
  WV 28 Alt. north – Ridgeley
Canal Parkway (MD 61 north) – CumberlandMaryland state line (Wiley Ford Bridge over North Branch Potomac River)
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

WV 28 AlternateEdit

 

 

West Virginia Route 28 Alternate
LocationWiley Ford
Length3.0 mi[1] (4.8 km)
 
View north along WV 28 Alt. north of WV 28 in Wiley Ford

West Virginia Route 28 Alternate is a north–south alternate route of West Virginia Route 28 around Wiley Ford in northern West Virginia. The southern terminus of the route is at WV 28 in Wiley Ford. The northern terminus is at the Maryland state line in Ridgeley, where the road continues into Cumberland as MD 942 (Bridge Street) after crossing the North Branch Potomac River. The road passes by Fort Ohio in Ridgeley.

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  1. ^ a b Distance calculated using Microsoft MapPoint mapping software.

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