Historic National Road - West Virginia

Department of Transportation.

The Historic National Road was the nation's first federally funded interstate highway. It opened the nation to the west and became a corridor for the movement of goods and people. Today, visitors experience a physical timeline, including classic inns, tollhouses, diners and motels that trace 200 years of American history.


Getting to the Byway:

Pittsburgh, PA

Navigating the Byway:
* Begin at the Pennsylvania/West Virginia state line on US Route 40. * Cross the Wheeling Suspension Bridge in the city of Wheeling. * Continue onto Wheeling Island. * The byway ends on the bridge that leads to Bridgeport, Ohio.

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