West Virginia Route 901

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West Virginia Route 901 marker

West Virginia Route 901
Route information
Maintained by WVDOH
Length: 5.5 mi[1] (8.9 km)
Major junctions
West end: WV-9.svg WV 9 in Hedgesville
  I-81.svg I-81 near Falling Waters
East end: US 11.svg US 11 in Falling Waters
Location
Counties: Berkeley
Highway system
WV 892 WV 956

West Virginia Route 901 is an east–west state highway in West Virginia's Eastern Panhandle. The route, located entirely in Berkeley County, serves as a connector route between West Virginia Route 9 and U.S. Route 11. The western terminus of WV 901 is at WV 9 in Hedgesville. The eastern terminus is at US 11 south of Falling Waters.

WV 901 was formerly County Route 3.

Route description[edit]

View east along WV 901 at I-81

In the Town of Hedgesville, WV 901 is named North Mary Street. Between Hedgesville and Falling Waters, WV 901 is named Hammonds Mill Road. WV 901 heads northeast out of Hedgesville towards Falling Waters. WV 901 turns southeast passing through Spring Mills. Then WV 901 enters Falling Waters having an interchange with Interstate 81. After I–81, WV 901 eastern terminus is at an intersection with US 11.[2]

In 2014, the road was ceremonially renamed the Deputy John L. Burkett III Memorial Highway in honor of a Berkeley County sheriff's deputy who was killed in the line of duty in 2001.[3]

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Berkeley County.

Location mi km Destinations Notes
Hedgesville WV 9 (Main Street) Western terminus of WV 901
I‑81 – Hagerstown, Martinsburg Exit 20 (I-81)
US 11 – Hagerstown, Martinsburg Eastern terminus of WV 901
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ Distance calculated using Microsoft MapPoint mapping software.
  2. ^ Google (December 22, 2011). "Overview of WV 901" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved December 22, 2011. 
  3. ^ Marshall, Edward (2014-08-03). "Hammonds Mill Road to be renamed after late deputy". The Journal. Retrieved 2015-01-05.