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WVDOT announces traffic changes in Wheeling as I-70 Bridges project begins
11/11/2019
Several impacts to motorists are now in effect....read more
Gov. Justice approves award of I-64 Nitro/St. Albans Bridge project
11/08/2019
Gov. Jim Justice and leaders from the West Virginia Department of Transportation announced that the contract for the major project to expand and revamp the I-64 Nitro/St. Albans Bridge has been awarded....read more
Gov. Justice announces I-64 Danner Road Overpass Bridge to be completed just 36 days into planned 60-day construction schedule
11/08/2019
Today, the Governor announced that crews are already wrapping up work on the bridge. It will reopen just 36 days after construction began and more than three weeks ahead of schedule....read more
WVDOH leaders preview major I-64 project between Merritts Creek and Huntington Mall in Barboursville
11/05/2019
Leaders from the West Virginia Division of Highways hosted members of the media for a press conference to preview the upcoming interstate widening project between the Merritts Creek and Huntington Mall exits on I-64 in Barboursville....read more
Work zone at I-64 Danner Bridge project in Charleston to shift to opposite lanes this week with westbound work set to begin
10/22/2019
Beginning Wednesday evening, crews will begin shifting I-64 traffic – between Oakwood Road and Montrose Drive – over to the newly-replaced eastbound bridge, as work is set to start on the westbound bridge Thursday morning....read more
DMV encouraging customers to obtain the Federal REAL ID driver’s license or ID card as soon as possible
10/16/2019
The West Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles is encouraging DMV customers to obtain the REAL ID license or card as soon as possible....read more
Governor's Highway Safety Program partners with NHTSA Region 3; "Operation Crash Reduction" starts Oct. 11
10/11/2019
The campaign runs from today; Friday, Oct. 11, 2019 through Monday, Oct. 14, 2019, and its purpose is to save lives....read more
Gov. Justice celebrates progress of Roads to Prosperity program as $4.2 million bridge project in Harrison County nears completion
10/10/2019
Gov. Justice and leaders with the DOT held an event to celebrate the amount of road work that has been completed through Gov. Justice’s Roads To Prosperity program....read more
WVDOH leaders host media event to preview project, safety measures for I-64 Danner Road overpass bridge deck replacement
10/01/2019
The project on the bridge – one of the most-traveled bridges in the entire state – is set to begin this Saturday, Oct. 5, and is scheduled to take approximately 60 days to complete....read more
Major work on I-64 overpass bridge in Charleston to begin October 5
09/25/2019
Motorists should expect delays throughout the project, which is expected to last 60 days....read more
Governor's Highway Safety Program announces Child Passenger Safety Week, urging parents to make sure children are buckled properly
09/13/2019
This campaign – called Child Passenger Safety Week – will run from Sunday, Sept. 15 to Saturday, Sept. 21....read more
New technology used to replace Lincoln County bridge; first project of its kind in West Virginia
08/30/2019
The Fourteen Mile Bridge, along County Route 37 near Ranger, is the first bridge in West Virginia to utilize an innovative technology called a press-brake-formed steel tub girder bridge....read more
WVDOT unveils interactive online map of all road projects statewide
08/22/2019
The map also provides real-time statistics on how much road work has been completed across a variety of categories, including Gov. Jim Justice’s Secondary Roads Maintenance initiative and Roads to Prosperity program....read more
West Virginia Highways rank 16th in country in national survey of highway systems; up 20 spots from last year’s ranking
08/22/2019
West Virginia’s highway system now ranks 16th in the nation in overall cost-effectiveness and condition, according to the Annual Highway Report published today by Reason Foundation. This is a 20-spot improvement from the previous report....read more
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