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West Virginia Route 598 is a v-shaped state highway located entirely within Bluefield, West Virginia. The southern terminus of the route is at the Virginia state line (and southern city limits of Bluefield), where WV 598 continues southward as Virginia State Route 598. The northern terminus of the route is at U.S. Route 52 in Bluefield.

West Virginia Route 598 marker

West Virginia Route 598
Route information
Maintained by WVDOH
Length2.91 mi (4.68 km)
Major junctions
South end SR 598 near Bluefield
  US 460 in Bluefield
North end US 52 in Bluefield
Highway system
WV 527WV 601

WV 598 is a former alignment of US 21 and US 52, the latter of which now runs through the East River Mountain Tunnel with I-77.

Route descriptionEdit

View north along WV 598 at US 460 in Bluefield

From its southern terminus at SR 598, WV 598 runs to the south-southwest for roughly two miles before intersecting U.S. Route 460. The two routes form a concurrency to the west for a quarter of a mile, where WV 598 turns north onto Cherry Drive. A short distance to the north, as Washington Street, WV 598 reaches the intersection of Washington Street and Cumberland Road. WV 598 turns east onto Cumberland Road for a quarter of a mile to an intersection with US 52.

Major intersectionsEdit

The entire route is in Bluefield, Mercer County.

  SR 598 south (East River Mountain Road) – Rocky Gap, Bland, WythevilleVirginia state line (East River Mountain)
  US 460 west – Tazewell, VASouthern end of US 460 concurrency
   US 460 east to US 52 south – PrincetonNorthern end of US 460 concurrency
  US 52 – Downtown Bluefield, WelchNorthern terminus of WV 598
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi