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The West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey's (WVGES) Mont Chateau headquarters is located along Cheat Lake near I-68, east of Morgantown, West Virginia.

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Directions:

To WVGES: From Morgantown or from I-68 Heading East
On I-68 take Exit 10 (Cheat Lake).
Turn left at light onto Route 43. Stay in right lanes.
Take the Cheat Lake/Fairchance Rd - Rt 857 exit.
At the end of the loop ramp, turn left onto Bowers Lane.
At the end of Bowers Lane make a right onto Route 857.
On Rt 857, pass BFS gas station on the right, pass Ashbrooke Square (Exxon) on the right, pass entrance to Lakeview Resort on the left.
Turn left onto Mont Chateau Rd. right before the bridge over Cheat Lake. (Be carefule as it is in a blind curve.)
Follow Mont Chateau Rd. to the end and enter Survey's parking lot, bearing right as you enter the lot.
Visitors' parking is in the lower lot, nearest to the building.

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or download a PDF here (566 KB).

image of map showing route from I-68, Morgantown, to the Survey
Leaving WVGES: To Morgantown or I-68 Heading West
Proceed from our entrance on Mont Chateau Road.
Turn right onto Rt. 857.
Pass Lakeview Resort, Ashbrooke Square, and BFS.
Make the next left onto Bowers Lane.
On Bowers Lane go past the first ramp (to and from 43 north).
Go under Route 43.
Make a right onto the Route 43 loop.
Stay in the right lane.
It will become the ramp for I-68 west to Morgantown.

Click on the image below to view a larger map
or download a PDF here (582 KB).

image of map showing route from the Survey to Morgantown or I-68 heading west.

Page last revised August 19, 2019.
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WVGES address   WV Geological & Economic Survey
1 Mont Chateau Road
Morgantown, WV 26508
Phone: (304) 594-2331
Fax: (304) 594-2575
info@geosrv.wvnet.edu
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