Interstate 64 East & 77 South - Beckley to Charleston

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Interstate 64 east & 77 south
Interstates 64 east & 77 south leave the Mabscott areas on the approach to their split at a directional interchange (Exit 40) south of Beckley. Interstate 77 remains on the West Virginia Turnpike southward from Exits 40 to 9 at Princeton; Interstate 64 departs on a freeway leading east to Lewisburg and Lexington, Virginia. Photo taken 06/17/05.
Southbound mileage sign featuring the distances to Bluefield (Interstate 77 Exit 1), Princeton (Interstate 77 Exit 9), and Lewisburg (Interstate 64 Exit 169). Photo taken 06/17/05.
Internally-lit overheads highlight the major control cities for both Interstates 64 and 77. Interstate 64 joins the Mountain State with Virginia's capital city of Richmond 250 miles to the east; Interstate 77 ventures southward 202 miles through Virginia to Charlotte in southern North Carolina. Photo taken 06/17/05.
Interstate 64 & 77 split well in advance of their directional interchange. Exit 40 departs the West Virginia Turnpike southbound at the Norfolk Southern Railroad and Pine Creek under crossing, 1.25 miles from the Interstate 64 freeway beginning. From there Interstate 64 heads 3.75 miles northeast to the East Beckley Bypass. Photo taken 06/17/05.
Large 64 and 77's adorn the pavement at the Exit 40 ramp split of Interstate 64 east from Interstate 77 south. Interstate 64 follows a beautiful route east to Green Sulphur Springs, Lewisburg, and White Sulphur Springs on the 63-mile drive to Virginia. Interstate 77 follows an equally scenic drive southward to the turnpike end at U.S. 460 (Exit 9) near Princeton. Photo taken 06/17/05.


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06/17/05 by AARoads

Page Updated 11-12-2007.