Pictures - West Virginia - Interstate 70 Westbound

Pictures:  West Virginia - Interstate 70 Westbound

Total Mileage In State: 14 miles
Eastern End: At Pennsylvania state line
Western End: At Ohio state line
Mileage Covered in Pictures: 9 miles
Counties Covered in Pictures: Ohio
Major Junctions in Pictures: I-470 near Wheeling, WV (Exit 5A)
Main Towns/Cities in Pictures: Wheeling
"Welcome to West Virginia" sign as Interstate 70 enters the Mountain State from the east.
Interstate 70 West at Exit 11:  WV 41 - Dallas Pike
Interstate 70 West at Exit 10:  WV 65 - Cabela Dr. As you might be able to guess, there is a huge Cabela's outdoors store at this exit.
Interstate 70 West:  Road view from near mile marker 10, as it begins to descend down a large hill. You can see the huge Cabela's store in the distance.
Interstate 70 West:  Road view from near mile marker 8, as Interstate 70 continues to descend and curve to the bottom of the hill.
Take any of the next three exits off Interstate 70 West to get to Wheeling. It is 2 miles to the Elm Grove exit, 5 1/4 miles to the Oglebay Park exit, and 6 miles to the South Wheeling exit.
Interstate 70 West approaching Exit 5A - 1 1/2 miles. There is a tunnel ahead on Interstate 70 in Wheeling which is closed from time to time, requiring thru traffic to take Interstate 470 around the tunnel.
Interstate 70 West at Exit 5:  US 40 / WV 88 South - Elm Grove / Triadelphia
Interstate 70 West at Exit 5A:  Interstate 470 West - Columbus. Interstate 470 is often a quicker and more effective way around Wheeling.