Department of Transportation

Relocation Section

The Rolcation Section of the Right of Way Division oversee the operation for the West Virginia Department of Transportation, Division of Highways, which provides a relocation program which complies with and implements the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970 as amended.

The purpose of this Act is to assure the prompt and equitable relocation of persons, businesses, farms, and nonprofit organizations displaced as a result of highway construction, so that a few individuals do not suffer disproportionate injuries as a result of programs designed for the benefit of the public as a whole.