U.S. Route 30 in West Virginia

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This article is about the section of U.S. Route 30 in West Virginia. For the entire route, see U.S. Route 30.

U.S. Route 30 marker

U.S. Route 30
Route information
Maintained by WVDOH
Length: 3.4 mi[2] (5.5 km)
Existed: 1927[1] – present
Major junctions
West end: US 30 at the Ohio state line
East end: US 30 at the Pennsylvania state line
Highway system
WV 29 WV 31

U.S. Route 30 (US 30) is the portion of an east–west highway that travels across the state of West Virginia.

Route description[edit]

US 30 in West Virginia starts off at the corner of the Ohio River, where it immediately runs into Chester. After about 0.4 miles (0.64 km), the highway has an interchange with West Virginia Route 2 (WV 2). The freeway portion that was carried over from Ohio ends shortly after. After an intersection with WV 8, US 30 continues into Pennsylvania. The overall length is 3.4 miles (5.5 km).[2]

History[edit]

The Lincoln Highway was realigned in 1927, and it was redesignated as US 30 for about five miles (8.0 km) in West Virginia.[1][3]

Junction list[edit]

The entire route is in Hancock County.

Location mi[2] km Destinations Notes
Ohio River 0.0 0.0 US 30 west Continuation via the Jennings Randolph Bridge into Ohio
Chester 0.4–
0.7
0.64–
1.13
WV 2 (Carolina Avenue) – Newell, Congo, New Cumberland Interchange; east end of freeway
Grant 2.5 4.0 WV 8 – Fairhaven, New Manchester
Pennsylvania state line 3.4 5.5 US 30 east Continuation into Pennsylvania
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Lin, James (October 7, 1998). "West Virginia". The Lincoln Highway: An Introduction to America's First Transcontinental Road for the Automobile. Retrieved February 27, 2016. [self-published source?]
  2. ^ a b c Google (January 30, 2016). "Overview Map of U.S. Route 30 in West Virginia" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved January 30, 2016. 
  3. ^ Weingroff, Richard F. (November 18, 2015). "The Lincoln". Highway History. Federal Highway Administration. Retrieved June 24, 2016. 


U.S. Route 30
Previous state:
Ohio
West Virginia Next state:
Pennsylvania