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WV Department of Transportation

DOH to Hold Public Meeting on I-64 Widening and Improvements in Putnam County


Charleston, WV-

The West Virginia Division of Highways (WVDOH) will hold an informational public meeting on Tuesday, May 17, 2016, at Rock Branch Elementary School, located at 4616 1st Avenue, Nitro, Putnam County, West Virginia on the proposed widening of I-64 from the new Interchange at Crooked Creek (Exit 39) to east of the Nitro Interchange (Exit 45).  This 3.79 mile stretch of interstate lies between two existing six-lane sections of Interstate 64 and includes a new second truss bridge over the Kanawha River.  This meeting complies with the public involvement requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.  The approved Environmental Assessment will be available for review. 


The scheduled public meeting is from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. and the public will be afforded the opportunity to ask questions and give written comments on the project throughout the meeting.  A handout with project details will be available at the meeting and on the WVDOH Website.

Those wishing to file written comments may send them to Mr. RJ Scites, P.E., Director, Engineering Division, West Virginia Division of Highways, 1334 Smith Street, Charleston, West Virginia 25301 on or before Tuesday, June 21, 2016.  Visit the WVDOH Website at for project information and the opportunity to comment on the project.

The West Virginia Department of Transportation will, upon request, provide reasonable accommodations including auxiliary aids and services necessary to afford an individual with a disability an equal opportunity to participate in our services, programs and activities. Please contact us at (304) 558-3931. Persons with hearing or speech impairments can reach all state agencies by calling (800) 982-8772 (voice to TDD) or (800) 982-8771 (TDD to voice), toll free.