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West Virginia Route 34

West Virginia Route 34 is a north–south state highway in the U.S. state of West Virginia. The southern terminus of the route is at West Virginia Route 3 three miles (5 km) east of Hamlin. The northern terminus is at Interstate 77 exit 124 in Kenna.

West Virginia Route 34 marker

West Virginia Route 34
Route information
Maintained by WVDOH
Length51.0 mi[1] (82.1 km)
Major junctions
South end WV 3 near Hamlin
  US 60 near Hurricane

I‑64 near Hurricane
US 35 from Scott Depot to Winfield

WV 817 near Winfield
North end I‑77 in Kenna
Location
CountiesLincoln, Putnam, Kanawha, Jackson
Highway system
US 33US 35
View north along WV 34 at US 35 in Putnam County

The portion of the highway between Scott Depot and Hurricane has seen heavy commercial and residential development since the 1980s. The area, known as Teays Valley, has grown into a major suburb of Charleston, the state's capital.

Major intersectionsEdit

CountyLocationmikmDestinationsNotes
Lincoln  WV 3 – Hamlin
PutnamHurricane  US 60 east – St. Albanssouth end of US 60 overlap
  US 60 west – Miltonnorth end of US 60 overlap
 
  WV 34 Alt. south – Hurricane
Teays Valley  I‑64 – Huntington, CharlestonI-64 exit 39
   US 35 to I‑64 – Point Pleasant, Charlestoninterchange
   WV 817 north to US 35 north – Point Pleasantsouth end of WV 817 overlap
Winfield  WV 817 south – Charlestoninterchange; north end of WV 817 overlap
Winfield Toll Bridge over Kanawha River
  WV 62 north – Point Pleasant, Eleanorinterchange; south end of WV 62 overlap
Red House  WV 62 south – Charleston, Pocanorth end of WV 62 overlap
Jackson  CR 21 southsouth end of CR 21 overlap; former US 21 south
Kenna  CR 21 northnorth end of CR 21 overlap; former US 21 north
  I‑77 – Parkersburg, CharlestonI-77 exit 124
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi
 
WV 34 Bus. northbound in Hurricane

West Virginia Route 34 BusinessEdit

WV 34 Bus is a business loop through downtown Hurricane. It follows Main Street from US 60 southwest of Hurricane northeastward to WV 34 just east of downtown Hurricane. Along WV 34 and US 60, it is signed as WV 34 Alternate, but along the route itself, it is signed as WV 34 Business.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Distance calculated using Microsoft MapPoint mapping software.