West Virginia Route 46

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West Virginia Route 46 marker

West Virginia Route 46
Route information
Maintained by WVDOH
Length: 32.0 mi[1] (51.5 km)
Western section
Length: 11.9 mi[2] (19.2 km)
West end: WV 42 in Elk Garden
East end: MD 135 near Beryl
Eastern section
Length: 20.9 mi[2] (33.6 km)
West end: MD 36 / MD 135 in Piedmont
Major
junctions:
US 220 in Keyser
East end: WV 28 in Fort Ashby
Location
Counties: Mineral
Highway system
WV 45 WV 47

West Virginia Route 46 is an east–west state highway split into two segments in Mineral County, West Virginia, United States. The western terminus of the western segment is at West Virginia Route 42 in Elk Garden. The eastern terminus is at the Maryland state line north of Beryl, where WV 46 crosses the Potomac River and intersects Maryland Route 135 on the north bank.

View west from the eastern end of the western segment of WV 46

The western terminus of the eastern segment is at the Maryland state line in Piedmont, where WV 46 continues into Maryland as Maryland Route 36. The eastern terminus is at West Virginia Route 28 in Fort Ashby.

The two segments are connected by a two-mile (3 km) portion of MD 135 and MD 36 in Maryland's Allegany County.

Attractions[edit]

Major intersections[edit]

County Location mi[2] km Destinations Notes
Mineral 0.0 0.0 WV 42 – Mount Storm, Kitzmiller, MD
North Branch Potomac River Beryl Bridge
Allegany Luke 11.9 19.2 MD 135
Gap in route
Allegany Westernport 0.0 0.0 MD 36 north / MD 135
North Branch Potomac River Westernport Bridge
Mineral Keyser 5.2 8.4 US 220 (Mineral Street) to US 50 – Cumberland, MD, Moorefield interchange westbound; intersection eastbound
Fort Ashby 20.9 33.6 WV 28 / CR 15 (Dans Run Road) – Cumberland, MD, Romney
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ Distance calculated using Microsoft MapPoint mapping software.
  2. ^ a b c Google (2008-07-29). "WV 46" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2008-07-29.