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Operation R.I.P. Potholes update: Pre-season patching blitz continues



Gov. Jim Justice and the West Virginia Division of Highways (WVDOH) continue to take advantage of unseasonably warm weather to get a head start on the spring pothole patching season.
Since Gov. Jim Justice and the WVDOH announced Operation R.I.P. Potholes on Tuesday, January 30, 2024, WVDOH road crews have patched 25,110 potholes along 3,881 miles of road.
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.
Asphalt plants in St. Albans, Princeton, and Morgantown remain open the week of Monday, February 26, 2024, allowing the WVDOH to make permanent pothole repairs with hot asphalt.
Roads scheduled to be milled and filled on Thursday, February 29, 2024, include:
  • WV 3, Hill Valley Drive, and Little Horse Creek Road, Boone County.
  • WV 4, Clay County.
  • US 119, US 60, Victoria Road, Harper Drive, Lamont Drive, Belle Drive, Tate Hollow Road, Thorofare Road, Rutledge Road, and Kanawha Turnpike, Kanawha County.
  • Mount Union Road and Fraziers Bottom Road, Mason County.
  • WV 869 and WV 62, Putnam County.
  • US 60 and WV 10, Cabell County.
  • Leeson Road, Doddridge County.
  • US 250, Catawba Road, and Paw Paw Creek Road, Marion County.
  • Burroughs Street and Miracle Run Road, Monongalia County.
  • WV 7 and Brandonville Pike, Preston County.
  • US 119, Taylor County.
  • US 60, Fayette County.
  • WV 12, Greenbrier County.
  • WV 12 and Hillsdale Road, Monroe County.
  • WV 20, Nicholas County.
  • Hackett Ridge 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.