West Virginia Route 46

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West Virginia Route 46

WV 46 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by WVDOH
Length32.0 mi[1] (51.5 km)
Western section
Length11.9 mi[2] (19.2 km)
West end WV 42 in Elk Garden
East end MD 135 near Beryl
Eastern section
Length20.9 mi[2] (33.6 km)
West end MD 36 / MD 135 in Piedmont
Major intersections US 220 in Keyser
East end WV 28 in Fort Ashby
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
Highway system
WV 45 WV 47

West Virginia Route 46 is an east–west state highway split into two segments in Mineral County, West Virginia, United States. The western terminus of the western segment is at West Virginia Route 42 in Elk Garden. The eastern terminus is at the Maryland state line north of Beryl, where WV 46 crosses the Potomac River and intersects Maryland Route 135 on the north bank.

View east along WV 46 from US 220 in downtown Keyser
View east along WV 46 in Keyser

The western terminus of the eastern segment is at the Maryland state line in Piedmont, where WV 46 continues into Maryland as Maryland Route 36. The eastern terminus is at West Virginia Route 28 in Fort Ashby.

The two segments are connected by a two-mile (3 km) portion of MD 135 and MD 36 in Maryland's Allegany County.


Major intersections

Mineral0.00.0 WV 42 – Mount Storm, Kitzmiller, MD
North Branch Potomac RiverBeryl Bridge
11.919.2 MD 135Maryland state line
Gap in route
North Branch Potomac River0.00.0
MD 36 north / MD 135
Maryland state line
Westernport Bridge
US 220 (Mineral Street) to US 50 – Cumberland, MD, Moorefield
interchange westbound; intersection eastbound
Fort Ashby20.933.6 WV 28 / CR 15 (Dans Run Road) – Cumberland, MD, Romney
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


  1. ^ Distance calculated using Microsoft MapPoint mapping software.
  2. ^ a b c Google (2008-07-29). "WV 46" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2008-07-29.