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WVDOT announces traffic changes in Wheeling as I-70 Bridges project begins
Several impacts to motorists are now in effect....
Gov. Justice approves award of I-64 Nitro/St. Albans Bridge project
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....
Gov. Justice announces I-64 Danner Road Overpass Bridge to be completed just 36 days into planned 60-day construction schedule
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....
WVDOH leaders preview major I-64 project between Merritts Creek and Huntington Mall in Barboursville
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....
Work zone at I-64 Danner Bridge project in Charleston to shift to opposite lanes this week with westbound work set to begin
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....
DMV encouraging customers to obtain the Federal REAL ID driver’s license or ID card as soon as possible
The West Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles is encouraging DMV customers to obtain the REAL ID license or card as soon as possible....
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....