West Virginia Route 16

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West Virginia Route 16 marker

West Virginia Route 16
Route information
Maintained by WVDOH
Length252.9 mi[1] (407.0 km)
Major junctions
South end SR 16 in Bishop
  US 52 in Welch
WV 10 near Pineville
I‑64 / I‑77 near Beckley
US 19 in Oak Hill
US 60 in Gauley Bridge
I‑79 near Big Chimney
US 33 / US 119 near Arnoldsburg
US 50 near Ellenboro
North end WV 2 in St. Marys
Location
CountiesMcDowell, Wyoming, Raleigh, Fayette, Nicholas, Clay, Calhoun, Ritchie, Pleasants
Highway system
WV 15WV 17
View north along WV 16 at CR 16/25 in Calhoun County

West Virginia Route 16 is a north–south route located in the U.S. State of West Virginia. The southern terminus of the route is at the Virginia state line in Bishop, McDowell County, where the route continues south as Virginia State Route 16. The northern terminus is at West Virginia Route 2 in St. Marys, Pleasants County, on the south bank of the Ohio River. WV 16 continues into Virginia and North Carolina, ultimately ending in Waxhaw, south of Charlotte and just north of the South Carolina border. The total length of highway is just under 475 miles long.

Major intersections[edit]

CountyLocationmikmDestinationsNotes
McDowellBishop SR 16 south – Tazewell, Marion, Mouth of Wilson
WV 161 north – Anawalt
WV 83 west – Bradshaw
Welch US 52 north – Iaeger, Williamsonsouth end of US 52 overlap
US 52 south / WV 103 east – Bluefield, Garynorth end of US 52 overlap; south end of US 52 Alt. overlap

US 52 Alt. south (Elkhorn Street)
north end of US 52 Alt. overlap
WyomingPineville WV 10 north to WV 97 – Pineville, Twin Falls Resort State Parksouth end of WV 10 overlap
WV 10 south – Princetonnorth end of WV 10 overlap
Mullens WV 54 north – Beckley, Twin Falls Resort State Park
Raleigh WV 54 south / WV 97 west – Mullenssouth end of WV 97 overlap
WV 121 south (local traffic only) / WV 54 south – Mullensinterchange; southbound exit and northbound entrance
MacArthur I‑64 / I‑77 – Charleston, BluefieldI-77 exit 42; north end of WV 97 overlap
MabscottMabscottinterchange
BeckleyWalker Avenueinterchange; southbound access only
To WV 3 east / Central Avenuesouth end of WV 3 west overlap (northbound only)
WV 3 east (Neville Street) – Downtown Beckley
WV 3 west (Prince Street / Harper Road) to I‑77north end of WV 3 west overlap (northbound only)
WV 210 south (North Kanawha Street)
US 19 south (Eisenhower Drive) / CR 8 (Ragland Road)south end of US 19 overlap
US 19 north to I‑64 / I‑77 – Charleston, Bluefield, Oak Hill, Summersvilleinterchange; north end of US 19 overlap
Bradley To US 19
FayetteMount Hope WV 211 north – Downtown Mount Hope
WV 61 south – Princesouth end of WV 61 overlap
WV 211 south – Downtown Mount Hope
To US 19
Oak Hill US 19 south – Beckleysouth end of US 19 overlap
US 19 north / CR 18 (Pea Ridge Road) – Summersvilleinterchange; northbound exit and southbound entrance; north end of US 19 overlap
WV 61 north – Montgomerynorth end of WV 61 overlap
US 19 – Summersville, Beckleyinterchange
CR 21/18 (Lochgelly Road) to US 19 – Beckley, Summersville
Fayetteville US 19 – Beckley, Summersville
Chimney Corner US 60 east – Rainelle, Hawks Nest State Parksouth end of US 60 overlap
Gauley Bridge US 60 west – Charlestonnorth end of US 60 overlap; south end of WV 39 overlap
Belva WV 39 east – Summersvillenorth end of WV 39 overlap
ClayClay WV 4 south – Clendeninsouth end of WV 4 overlap
WV 4 north – Suttonnorth end of WV 4 overlap
I‑79 – Charleston, ClarksburgI-79 exit 40
Calhoun US 33 west / US 119 south – Spencersouth end of US 33 / US 119 overlap
Millstone US 33 east / US 119 north – Weston, Glenvillenorth end of US 33 / US 119 overlap
Grantsville WV 5 – Elizabeth, Glenville
RitchieSmithville WV 47 east – Westonsouth end of WV 47 overlap
WV 47 west – Parkersburgnorth end of WV 47 overlap
Harrisville WV 31 (Main Street) – Cairo, North Bend State Park
Ellenboro US 50 – Parkersburg, Clarksburginterchange
PleasantsSt. Marys WV 2 – Parkersburg, Wheeling
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ Distance calculated using Microsoft MapPoint mapping software.