West Virginia Route 131

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West Virginia Route 131 marker

West Virginia Route 131
Route information
Maintained by WVDOH
Length: 10.9 mi[1] (17.5 km)
Major junctions
West end: US 19.svg US 19 in Shinnston
  I-79.svg I-79 near Bridgeport
East end: US 50.svg US 50 in Bridgeport
Location
Counties: Harrison
Highway system
WV 129 WV 140

West Virginia Route 131 is a north–south state highway located in northern West Virginia. The northern terminus is at U.S. Route 19 in Shinnston. The southern terminus is at U.S. Route 50 in Bridgeport.

The part of WV 131 running north-south from US 50 past I-79 is former WV 73, which continued to Morgantown and Bruceton Mills along the I-79 and I-68 corridors. The remainder of WV 131, along Saltwell Road, was County Route 13. The numerators of county routes spurring from WV 131 still reflect these former numbers.

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Harrison County.

Location Mile km Destinations Notes
Bridgeport US 50 – Grafton, Clarksburg
Bridgeport (Ryanville) WV 279 (Jerry Dove Drive) to US 50 interchange
Bridgeport I‑79 – Clarksburg, Fairmont I-79 exit 125
CR 73/73 (Old Route 73) – White Hall former WV 73 north
CR 707 south to I‑79 south – FBI Center
Shinnston US 19
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ Distance calculated using Microsoft MapPoint mapping software.