Corridor H, West Main Street, East Main Street

Westbound Views

Welcome to West Virginia and to Hardy County! VA 55 becomes WV 55 at the state line and remains multiplexed with US 48. The state line is located at the summit of Great North Mountain. US 48 descends the west side of the mountain. Old Strasburg Road (CR 55/1) begins on the right along this stretch.
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There is a stop sign at WV 259. Turn left to go south and to stay on US 48/WV 55. Continue straight ahead to go north.
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Welcome to Wardensville! WV 259 is multiplexed with US 48/WV 55 beginning here. The section in Wardensville is known as West Main Street and East Main Street. The speed limit drops to 25 MPH in town.
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Heading out of town, the speed limit rises to 40 MPH and then 50 MPH.
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Corridor H begins here as the road widens to become a four-lane divided highway with a 65 MPH speed limit. There is an at-grade intersection at Squirrel Gap Road.
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There is a bridge over the Lost River.
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There is an at-grade intersection at Pinnacle Drive.
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Pine Ridge Road (CR 23/8) begins on the right.
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Turn left here for Old Route 55 and McCauley Road.
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There is an exit for WV 29 and WV 259 south, which splits off from US 48/WV 55 here.
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Industrial Park Drive (CR 55/27) begins on the right.
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Corridor H continues west through the mountains.
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There is an at-grade intersection at Luxembourg Road (CR 23/4).
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There is an at-grade intersection at Upper Skaggs Run Road (CR 23/3).
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There is an at-grade intersection at Old Route 55 and North River Road (CR 1).
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The highway slopes down at a fairly steep grade.
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Approaching Moorefield, there is a bridge over Clifford Hollow, followed by a scenic overlook on the left.
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There is an exit for Old Route 55.
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There is an exit for East Moorefield.
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Eastern Drive (CR 55/22) and Freedom Way (CR 55/24) begin on the left. There is an exit for US 220 and WV 55, which splits off from US 48 here.
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Corridor H is now just US 48. There are a few at-grade intersections along this stretch, including at Darlington School Road, Howard Sions Road, and Fish Pond Road (CR 220/8), as well as some cliffs.
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There is a scenic overlook to the left here.
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Corridor H crosses Fish Pond Road (CR 220/8) a second time. There is also an at-grade intersection at Walnut Bottom Road (CR 10/5).
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Welcome to Grant County! The highway slopes down at a fairly steep grade. The scenery along this stretch is amazing.
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There is an exit for Patterson Creek Road (CR 5).
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There are some at-grade-intersections along this stretch, including at Thorn Run Road (CR 5/4) and Knobley Road (CR 3), as well as some cliffs.
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The highway slopes down at a steep grade.
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There is a bridge over the North Fork of Patterson Creek, followed by some more cliffs and then another bridge.
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The Mount Storm Wind Farm becomes visible in the distance. Turn left for Laurel Dale Road (WV 93).
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The windmills gradually get closer. Turn right for Union Highway (WV 42).
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There is an exit for Power Station Highway (WV 93).
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There is a bridge over the Stony River.
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On the other side of the bridge, turn left to go east on Power Station Highway (WV 93). Westbound WV 93 is multiplexed with US 48 straight ahead.
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WV 93 is multiplexed with US 48 for the remainder of the eastern section of Corridor H. There are some at-grade intersections here.
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Welcome to Tucker County!
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The eastern section of Corridor H ends here. US 48 ends here for now. As Corridor H is completed, it will be extended along the newly constructed highway and the existing western section that is currently designated US 33 to end at I-79 in Weston. WV 93 continues straight ahead as Synergy Highway.
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