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Operation R.I.P. Potholes update: 32,671 potholes and counting



Since Gov. Jim Justice and the West Virginia Division of Highways (WVDOH) announced Operation R.I.P. Potholes on Tuesday, January 30, 2024, WVDOH road crews have patched 32,671 potholes along 4,221 miles of road.
Gov. Justice and the WVDOH have been taking advantage of unseasonably warm weather to get a head start on the spring pothole patching season. As crews are out patching, they are finding that some stretches of road may have numerous potholes to patch, while some stretches may have none.
Roads scheduled to be milled and filled on Thursday, March 7, 2024, include:
  • WV 3, Hill Valley Drive, and Little Horse Creek Road, Boone County.
  • WV 4, Clay County.
  • US 119, WV 501, WV 94, WV 61, WV 25, Tuppers Creek Road, Sissonville Drive, Old Tuppers Creek Road, Wildwood Acres Drive, Thorofare Road, and Kanawha Turnpike, Kanawha County.
  • Tribble Road, Seven Mile Road, and Whitten Ridge Road, Mason County.
  • WV 869, WV 62, Clendenin Creek Road, and Sams Fork Road, Putnam County.
  • US 60 and WV 10, Cabell County.
  • WV 10, Lincoln County.
  • US 52, Mingo County.
  • US 60, Wayne County.
  • Retriever Lane and Bluebird Lane/Dogwood Road, Doddridge County.
  • WV 20, Browns Road, and Little Rock Camp Road, Harrison County.
  • Pricketts Creek and Meadowdale Road, Marion County.
  • WV 100 and WV 7, Monongalia County.
  • Alpine Lake Road/Lime Plant Road and Sand Run Road, Preston County.
  • US 50, Taylor County.
  • US 60, WV 41, and WV 16, Fayette County.
  • WV 12, Greenbrier County.
  • US 219 and WV 12, Monroe County.
  • WV 20, Nicholas County.
  • Elgood Road, Mercer County.
  • US 19, Raleigh County.
  • WV 97, Wyoming County.
As Operation R.I.P Potholes continues, the WVDOH will keep the public informed through regular press announcements.