West Virginia Route 527

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West Virginia Route 527 marker

West Virginia Route 527
Route information
Maintained by WVDOH
Length: 2.25 mi (3.62 km)
Major junctions
South end: I-64.svgWV-152.svg I-64/WV 152 in Huntington
  US 60.svg US 60 in Huntington
North end: OH-527.svg OH 527 in Huntington
Location
Counties: Cabell
Highway system
US 522 WV 598

West Virginia Route 527 is a north–south state highway located entirely in the Huntington, West Virginia area. The southern terminus of the route is at Interstate 64 exit 8 south of the city, where WV 527 becomes West Virginia Route 152 upon crossing the expressway. The northern terminus is on the West Virginia Department of Transportation-maintained Robert C. Byrd Bridge, better known as the Sixth Street Bridge, where the route becomes State Route 527 upon crossing into Ohio. In Ohio, SR 527 continues northward to State Route 7 in Chesapeake.

While the current Sixth Street Bridge was opened to traffic in 1995, its predecessor once carried U.S. Route 52 across the Ohio River to SR 7, hence the current numbering.

The southern terminus of WV 527 is most unusual, as it also serves as the northern terminus of WV 152, which continues along the same street as it passes over I-64 (both state routes are indicated on exit signage on the expressway). WV 152 continues along the former routing of US 52 until its intersection with US 52 four miles (6 km) north of Crum.

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Huntington, Cabell County.

Mile km Destinations Notes
I‑64 / WV 152 south – Wayne, Charleston, Ashland, KY I-64 exit 8
US 60 east (5th Avenue) one-block overlap (southbound only)
To US 60 west / 4th Avenue – Downtown Huntington
3rd Avenue / Veterans Memorial Boulevard (US 60 west) interchange
SR 527 north to SR 7 – Chesapeake Ohio state line (6th Street Bridge over Ohio River)
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi