WV 28
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From: Huntersville (Pocahontas County)
To: Maryland State Line at Wiley Ford (Mineral County)
Total Length: 151.2 miles  
The route continues about a mile as unsigned MD 61 to end at MD 51 Cumberland MD
ROUTE LOG
WV 39: 0 - 0
WV 92 SB: 15.6 - 15.6
WV 66: 3.5 - 19.1
US 250 NB, WV 92 NB: 11.6 - 30.7
US 250 SB: 2.2 - 32.9
Pendleton-Pocahontas Line: 8.5 - 41.4
US 33 EB: 13.1 - 54.5
US 33 WB, WV 55 WB: 10.9 - 65.4
Grant-Pendleton Line: 8.7 - 74.1
WV 42: 12.6 - 86.7
US 220 SB: 0.8 - 87.5
Hardy-Grant Line: 2.4 - 89.9
WV 55 EB: 11.1 - 101.0
Hampshire-Hardy Line: 9.9 - 110.9
US 50 WB, US 220 NB: 8.6 - 119.5
US 50 EB: 7.1 - 126.6
Mineral-Hampshire Line: 11.1 - 137.7
WV 46: 3.3 - 141.0
WV 856: 4.3 - 145.3
WV 28 ALT: 5.2 - 150.5
Maryland State Line: 0.7 - 151.2
Creation: Appeared in 1922 as new primary routing running from WV 1 (now US 50) Junction south through Moorefield, Petersburg, and Franklin before entering Virginia. This is the only WV 28.
Adjustments: Between 1929-31, WV 28 was extended east with US 50 to Romney, then replaced WV 54 to Maryland.

1922 Official
WV 54 from Romney to Cumberland MD
1922 Official
1931 Official
WV 28 replaces WV 54
1931 Official

In 1934 or 1935, WV 28 north was truncated to the newly created WV 28E and WV 28W split below Wiley Ford. The original WV 28 approach into Maryland became WV 28W (now WV 28 ALT).
In 1935, WV 28 south was rerouted at Petersburg to replace an unknown primary route for 0.8 miles, then replaced WV 42 south all the way to Minnehaha Springs, then replaced WV 43 west to end at US 219 Marlinton. The old route from Petersburg through Franklin to Virginia became US 220 (WV 28 used CR 220/9 through Ruddle).

1922 Official
WV 28 original routing
1922 Official
1940 Rand McN
US 220 replaces WV 28 south of Petersburg
1940 Rand McN

In 1941, WV 28 south was truncated to Minnehaha Springs ending at WV 39 (now CR 39/5) which replaced WV 28 over to Marlinton.
Between 1938-46, WV 4-28 swapped routings with CR 28/1 north of Seneca Rocks.

1937 Pendleton County
WV 28 away from the river
1937 Pendleton County
1946 Pendleton County
WV 4-28 swaps with CR 28/1
1946 Pendleton County

By 1947, WV 28 was removed from CR 28/14 aabove Fort Ashby
In 1952, WV 28 south was truncated to the rerouted WV 39 in Minnehaha Springs as WV 39 took over some of WV 28 here.
In 1956 (bridge date), US 33/WV 28 was removed from CR 33/8 at Judy Gap.
In 1957 (bridge date), WV 28 was removed from CR 8 and 8/1 at Green Bank.
In 1958 (bridge date), US 220/WV 4-28 was removed from CR 220/8 and CR 2 from Old Fields northward.

1946 Hardy County
WV 28 original Old Fields routing
1946 Hardy County
2004 Hardy County
WV 28 modern Old Fields routing
2004 Hardy County

Between 1950-60, WV 28 north was extended back over WV 28W to Maryland.
Between 1950-66, WV 4-28 was removed from CR 28/9 Corners Rd at Cabins and CR 28/10 Redman Rd outside Petersburg
No later than 1966, US 33/WV 28 was removed from CR 9/6 in Riverton.
In 1977, WV 28 south was rerouted at Dunmore to replace CR 11 down to WV 39 Huntersville. The old route to Minnehaha Springs became part of WV 92.

1922 Official
WV 43 and WV 42 from Marlinton northeastward
1922 Official
1939 Rand McN
WV 28 extended to Marlinton
1939 Rand McN
1946 Official
WV 28 truncated to Minnehaha Springs
1946 Official
1977 Official
WV 28 rerouted to Huntersville
1977 Official

Between 1981-83, WV 28 and WV 28 ALT swapped routings into Maryland.

1933 Mineral County
WV 28 original Maryland entry
1933 Mineral County
1937 Mineral County
WV 28 splits into 28E and 28W
1937 Mineral County
1970 Traffic Count
WV 28 replaces WV 28W
1970 Traffic Count
1983 Official
WV 28 swaps with WV 28 ALT
1983 Official

Improvements: Paved by 1923 from Franklin to Upper Tract; Moorefield to Old Fields
In 1924, WV 28 was paved from Moorefield southwest a couple miles
In 1925, WV 28 was paved the rest of the way to Petersburg from Moorefield; Old Fields to the Hampshire line.
In 1932, WV 28 was paved from Upper Tract to Petersburg; Hardy-Hampshire line to Maryland
By 1935, WV 28 was paved from Marlinton well into Pendleton County; Hopeville to Petersburg
The remaining Pendleton County segment to Hopeville was paved by 1939.
WV 28 has no multilane segments
Comment: Serves the Seneca Rocks area


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