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Governor's Highway Safety Program partners with NHTSA Region 3; "Operation Crash Reduction" starts Oct. 11
The campaign runs from today; Friday, Oct. 11, 2019 through Monday, Oct. 14, 2019, and its purpose is to save lives....
Gov. Justice celebrates progress of Roads to Prosperity program as $4.2 million bridge project in Harrison County nears completion
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....
WVDOH leaders host media event to preview project, safety measures for I-64 Danner Road overpass bridge deck replacement
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....
Major work on I-64 overpass bridge in Charleston to begin October 5
Motorists should expect delays throughout the project, which is expected to last 60 days....
Wheeling Suspension Bridge closed to vehicular traffic after continued public disregard of safety signs
The closure is effective immediately....
Governor's Highway Safety Program announces Child Passenger Safety Week, urging parents to make sure children are buckled properly
This campaign – called Child Passenger Safety Week – will run from Sunday, Sept. 15 to Saturday, Sept. 21....
New technology used to replace Lincoln County bridge; first project of its kind in West Virginia
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....
WVDOT unveils interactive online map of all road projects statewide
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....
West Virginia Highways rank 16th in country in national survey of highway systems; up 20 spots from last year’s ranking
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....
Westmoreland Bridge Project completed ahead of 100-day schedule, lanes open to traffic
The project, which was originally scheduled to take 100 days, ended up being completed in just 91 days....
Wheeling Suspension Bridge open to traffic
Motorists are to obey the 2-ton (4,000 lbs.) bridge posting....
Gov. Justice announces airports across West Virginia to receive more than $777,000 in grant funding from Aeronautics Commission
Each of the 24 airports in the state system will receive grant funding....
Gov. Justice approves award of I-70 Bridges Project in Wheeling
The project is one of the most significant of Gov. Justice’s Roads to Prosperity program....
Gov. Justice showcases large-scale addition to Highways maintenance equipment fleet; to enhance roadwork in every West Virginia county
The event showcased a portion of the nearly 280 machines and vehicles that will be distributed to all 10 DOH Districts and in all 55 counties across West Virginia by this fall....
WVDOT Announces Secondary Road Maintenance Projects Through End of Year
The West Virginia Department of Transportation is pleased to announce the next round of Governor Justice’s Secondary Roads Initiative projects....