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Operation R.I.P. Potholes update: Warm weather allows WVDOH patching blitz to continue



Continued warm weather is allowing the West Virginia Division of Highways (WVDOH) to continue its late winter blitz patching potholes.
Gov. Jim 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.
Since Gov. Justice and the WVDOH announced Operation R.I.P. Potholes on Tuesday, January 30, 2024, WVDOH road crews have patched 42,555 potholes along 4,608 miles of road.
Roads scheduled to be milled and filled on Thursday, March 14, 2024, include:
  • WV 85, Walker Hollow Road, Hewett Creek Road, and Fork Creek Road, Boone County.
  • WV 4, Clay County.
  • US 119, US 60, WV501, WV 94, WV 61, WV 25, Tuppers Creek Road, Old Tuppers Creek Road, Wildwood Acres Drive, and Thorofare Road, Kanawha County.
  • Big Buzzard Road, Pots Chappel Road, and Whitten Ridge Road, Mason County.
  • WV 869, WV 62, Clendenin Creek Road, and Sams Fork Road, Putnam County.
  • US 60, Cabell County.
  • WV 34 and WV 10, Lincoln County.
  • WV 44 and Buffalo Creek Road, Logan County.
  • US 52 and WV 80, Mingo County.
  • WV 152 and WV 75, Wayne County.
  • Middle Fork Road and Young Hollow Road, Jackson County.
  • WV 36, Roane County.
  • Beverlin Fork, Doddridge County.
  • Big Elk Creek Road, Indian Run Road, and Salem Fork Road, Harrison County.
  • Reuben Run and Buffalo Road, Marion County.
  • WV 100 and Fort Martin Road, Monongalia County.
  • Number 4 Church Road and Saltlick Road, Preston County.
  • Afg Road and Frontier Town Road, Taylor County.
  • US 60, WV 61, and WV 41, Fayette County.
  • WV 12, Greenbrier County.
  • US 219, Monroe County.
  • WV 55 and WV 39, Nicholas County.
  • WV 161, McDowell County.
  • East Cumberland, Mercer County.
  • US 19 and Sweeneysburg Road, Raleigh County.
  • WV 97, Wyoming County.
As Operation R.I.P Potholes continues, the WVDOH will keep the public informed through regular press announcements.