WV 15
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From: Laurel Fork (Braxton County)
To: Valley Head (Randolph County)
Total Length: 65.0 miles  
ROUTE LOG
WV 4: 0 - 0
Webster-Braxton Line: 16.1 - 16.1
WV 20 NB: 9.6 - 25.7
WV 20 SB: 9.4 - 35.1
Randolph-Webster Line: 18.3 - 53.4
US 219, WV 55: 11.6 - 65.0
Creation: Created in 1922 as new primary routing, running from WV 4 (now CR 19/41) Muddlety to WV 24 (now US 219/WV 55) Valley Head. This is the only WV 15.
Adjustments: If WV 15 used CR 15/1 west of Calvin and CR 15/4 and CR 5 through Beaver to Craigsville it stopped doing so by 1931.
In 1941, WV 15 west was truncated to WV 20 Webster Springs leaving behind WV 20 to Craigsville (WV 15 used CR 20/4 Williams Rd in Craigsville and CR 20/22 through Camden on Gauley), WV 41 (now WV 55) to Calvin, and WV 43 (now WV 55) to Muddlety.

1922 Official
WV 15 originally Muddlety to Valley Head
1922 Official
1946 Official
WV 15 truncated to Webster Springs
1946 Official

In 1955 (bridge date), WV 15 was straightened out from Monterville to Valley Head and was removed from CR 15/5 at Valley Head, moving its eastern endpoint north 1/2 a mile.

1949 Randolph County
WV 15 original Monterville to Valley Head route
1949 Randolph County
2014 Randolph County
WV 15 original Monterville to Valley Head route
2014 Randolph County

Between 1990-92, WV 15 was extended north with WV 20, then replaced Webster CR 5 and Braxton CR 15 to its current WV 4 endpoint.

2017 Official
WV 15 extended to WV 4
2017 Official

Improvements: Between 1929-31, WV 15 was paved from Muddlety to Cowen
Between 1933-35, WV 15 was paved from Cowen to Ralph
Between 1939-42, WV 15 was paved from Monterville to Valley Head
Between 1943-46, WV 15 was paved from Ralph to Monterville
WV 15 has no multilane segments
Comment: WV 15 is pretty winding for the majority of its route.

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