CHARLESTON- As the West Virginia Department of Transportation continues initiating highway projects around the state, West Virginia Governor Jim Justice has asked Secretary of Transportation Tom Smith to meet with every county in the State to discuss the Governor’s Roads to Prosperity program and share the process of how projects are chosen, and dollars distributed.
The next round of meetings will focus on DOH District 6 counties of Brooke, Hancock, Marshall, Ohio, Tyler and Wetzel. Each county will meet separately for one hour to learn from Deputy Secretary Jill Newman, State Highway Engineer Aaron Gillispie, District 6 Manager David Brabham and the rest of the District 6 team, about information regarding Roads to Prosperity projects and Highway funding in their area.
On Tuesday, August 14, the DOT team will meet at the District 6 Headquarters at 1 DOT Drive in Moundsville, beginning at 1:00 p.m. to present to:
1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Hancock County
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Brooke County
3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Ohio County
On Wednesday, August 15, from 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon, presentations will be made at DOH District 6 Headquarters to:
9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Marshall County
10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Wetzel County
11:00 – 12:00 p.m. Tyler County
The media is invited to attend.
Invited to attend are State Legislators, County Commissioners and Local officials from the District 6 counties.
Please call Brent Walker with any questions about Friday’s meeting, (304)545-5909.