WV 10
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From: near Kegley (Mercer County)
To: Huntington (Cabell County)
Total Length: 151.3 miles  
ROUTE LOG
US 19: 0 - 0
WV 71: 6.3 - 6.3
Wyoming-Mercer Line: 7.6 - 13.9
WV 16 NB: 12.4 - 26.3
WV 16 SB: 11.0 - 37.3
WV 97 WB: 0.8 - 38.1
WV 97 EB: 0.3 - 38.4
WV 85: 12.1 - 50.5
WV 971: 1.5 - 52.0
Logan-Wyoming Line: 10.1 - 63.1
WV 80: 7.4 - 70.5
WV 73: 13.8 - 84.3
US 119: 11.6 - 95.9
Lincoln-Logan Line: 4.5 - 100.4
Logan-Lincoln Line: 1.8 - 102.2
Lincoln-Logan Line: 0.2 - 102.4
WV 37: 11.3 - 113.7
WV 3: 16.1 - 129.8
Cabell-Lincoln Line: 3.0 - 132.8
WV 10 ALT: 11.2 - 144.0
I-64 (exit 11): 4.4 - 148.4
US 60: 2.9 - 151.3
Creation: Created in 1922 as new primary routing, running from WV 8 (now abandoned US 52 routing) Mountain View north via Logan to end at WV 3 (now US 60) Huntington. This is the only WV 10.
Adjustments: Between 1929-31, WV 10 was rerouted at Logan to replace WV 67 southeast via Pineville to end at US 19-21 (now CR 19/33-19/29 jct) Glenwood near Princeton. The old routing south to Mountain View became part of WV 2 (now WV 44).

1922 Official
WV 10 from Logan to Mountain View
1922 Official
1931 Official
WV 10 replaces WV 67 to nearly Princeton
1931 Official

About 1932, WV 10 was rerouted at Matoaka to head east to US 19-21 near Kegley. The old route to Glenwood becmae WV 71 (south of Rock this is now CR 71/13; a bit of WV 20; CR 19/33).

1931 Official
WV 10 Matoaka to Glenwood
1931 Official
1933 Mercer County
WV 10 Matoaka to Kegley
1933 Mercer County

By 1935, WV 10 was moved to the Water St crossing into Logan. The original route used Memorial Hospital Rd.
Between 1936-37, WV 10 was removed from CR 10/23 in the Alpoca/Bud area southeast of Mullens.
Between 1938-46, WV 10 was removed from CR 10/11 at Melissa.
In 1951 (bridge date), WV 10 was rerouted in Logan to use its current Logan Blvd crossing and Logan Blvd routing skirting central Logan. The old route had been using Water St, Main St, then cut over to Straton east out of town.
Between 1951-56, WV 10 was rerouted at Melissa to head north to US 60 near Barboursville, replacing CR 33 (although this had been added to the state highway system in 1934 per the WVDOT Annual Report). The old route to Huntington became WV 10 ALT. WV 10 may have been signed with US 60 back to Downtown Huntington (shown on Topo maps).
Between 1967-70, WV 10 was rerouted at Melissa again, replacing WV 10 ALT back to Huntington as it originally had done. The old route to US 60 Barboursville became the new WV 10 ALT.

1922 Official
WV 10 Logan to central Huntington
1922 Official
1956 Shell
WV 10 veers to Barboursville
1956 Shell
1970 Traffic Count
WV 10 heads back to central Huntington
1970 Traffic Count

Between 1974-77, WV 10 was placed on new construction between 15th St and I-64 in Huntington. Surviving pieces of old WV 10 are Bennetts Point Dr (no longer connects with), Park Pointe Way, and part of Crestmont Dr.
In 1979 (bridge date), WV 10 was rerouted in West Hamlin across a new Guyandotte River Bridge. The old route used Sheridan to Shelton St across the river.
About 2011, WV 10 was placed on new expressway style routing from Man to about Rita. The old route became CR 210/25.
In August 2017, WV 10 was placed on more new expressway from Rita to Logan, leaving behind more CR 210/25.
Improvements: By 1923, WV 10 was paved from Huntington to Melissa
In 1924, WV 10 was paved from Salt Rock to West Hamlin
In 1925, WV 10 was paved from Logan most of the way to Mountain View
In 1926 or 1927, WV 10 was paved from Melissa to Salt Rock; Peach Creek to Logan
By 1931, the reroute towards Princeton was paved from Logan to Kleenkoal; Pineville to Elmore; Springten to Glenwood
In 1932, WV 10 was paved from West Hamlin to Huball; Harts to Peach Creek
By 1935, WV 10 was paved from Huball to Harts; Kleenkoal to Man; Oceana to Jesse; Montecarlo to the Mercer Line; Matoaka to Kegley
By 1938, the remaining WV 10 pieces were paved except Logan/Wyoming line to Oceana
By 1942, all of WV 10 was paved.
WV 10 was multilaned within Logan by bthe mid 1950s
WV 10 was multilaned from I-64 to Huntington about 1977.
WV 10 was multilaned on its newly constructed pieces between Man and Logan in the 2010s.
Comment: There are rumblings about furthe rimprovements to WV 10 to make it a more viable through route from the Princeton area out to Huntington.


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