West Virginia Route 279

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West Virginia Route 279 marker

West Virginia Route 279
Route information
Maintained by WVDOH
Length: 3.5 mi (5.6 km)
Existed: 2002 – present
Major junctions
West end: CR 707 in Bridgeport
  I‑79 in Bridgeport
East end: US 50 in Bridgeport
Highway system
WV 273 WV 305
View east along WV 279 at I-79

West Virginia Route 279 is an east-west highway within the state of West Virginia. Its western terminus is at County Route 707, which leads to WV 131. Its eastern terminus is an interchange with US 50.

From east to west, the highway passes north of North Central West Virginia Airport before traveling through the Charles Pointe mixed-use master planned community.[1] After intersecting Interstate 79, Route 279 passes near United Hospital Center,[2] and its western terminus continues on to the FBI Criminal Justice Information Services Division campus.

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Bridgeport, Harrison County.

mi km Destinations Notes
CR 707 north – FBI Center, Shinnston
I‑79 – Clarksburg, Fairmont I-79 exit 124
WV 131 (Benedum Drive) – Airport interchange
US 50 – Grafton, Bridgeport, Tygart Lake State Park
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi