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Interstate 77 (I-77)

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Location: Wood County, Jackson County, Kanawha County, Fayette County, Raleigh County, Mercer County


Interstate 77 (I-77) runs roughly north-to-south across West Virginia. Along its route, the expressway courses through several of the Mountain State's most interesting mountain regions, from north to south -- the hilly fields of the Ohio Valley, the metropolitan Kanawha Valley (which includes Charleston, WV, the state capitol), the steep-walled mountains of the southern coalfields, and the broad tablelands of the New River Valley, much visited by tourists.


The West Virginia Turnpike: Charleston-Beckley-Bluefield

The portion of I-77 between Charleston and the West Virginia border near Bluefield, WV, is a toll road, the West Virginia Turnpike: the high cost of maintainence on this stretch interstate, which courses through some of the most rugged terrain in the U.S., has required


Exit 185: Williamstown

Also: Boaz WV-31


Exit 179: North Parkersburg - Vienna

Also: Ohio Valley University WV-2, WV-68


Exit 176:Parkersburg
Parkersburg - North Bend State Park - Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park US-50, 7th Street,


Exit 174: WV-47, Staunton Avenue, Parkersburg
Parkersburg West Virginia University at Parkersburg

Exit 173: WV-95 Parkersburg
Parkersburg

Exit 173: WV-14 Parkersburg
Mineral Wells


Ravenswood, WV

Ripley

Charleston

Beckley

Athens

Princeton Bluefield