West Virginia Department of Transportation

While it is still too early in the project to pinpoint a completion date, the new Wellsburg Bridge in West Virginia continues to take shape. More than two years after the groundbreaking ceremony for the bridge, crews with the Flatiron Corporation of Broomfield, Colo., continue constructing the piers and supporting structures across the Ohio River between Wellsburg and Brilliant, Ohio.

A Mount Storm, W.V.-based contractor has been awarded a $38.7 million project to widen U.S. Highway 340 to four lanes from the end of the Charles Town, W.V., Bypass to nearly a half-mile south of the state line in Clarke County, Va. It is the latest in a series of road and highway construction projects to be contracted by the West Virginia Department of Transportation (WVDOT) in the northeastern corner of the state.

The Interstate 64 bottleneck over the Kanawha River at Nitro, W.V., could be relieved in about three years. Construction is to begin soon on a new westbound traffic bridge alongside the existing structure. When completed, the current bridge will be removed and replaced with another new bridge for eastbound traffic.

West Virginia's Department of Transportation (WVDOT) is seeking contractor bids to build a long-planned U.S. Highway 522 Bypass around Berkeley Springs. The WVDOT's Division of Highways issued a Notice to Contractors that they would receive bids and sealed proposals until Sept.

Construction this summer along the 14.6-mi. final leg of U.S. Highway 35's four-lane upgrade is bringing the end of the 25-year project within sight, with a completion date now estimated for late July 2021, according to West Virginia Department of Transportation (WVDOT) officials.

After some unexpected structural problems, reconstruction of the Notre Dame Arch Bridge in Clarksburg, W.V., has begun in earnest. Starting on July 20, large concrete beams began arriving on the construction site. The 78-year-old bridge is located on West Pike Street (WV 20), near Monticello Avenue, in the city's downtown, where it carries traffic over Elk Creek.

A major project to replace bridge decks began in early October in Charleston, W. Va. The West Virginia Department of Transportation's (VDOT) Division of Highways is replacing the decks on the I-64 Danner Road overpass bridge, which is between the Oakwood Road (exit 58A) and Montrose Drive (exit 56) exits.

Leaders with the West Virginia Department of Transportation unveiled an all-new, interactive, web-based map that shows every road project going on across the entire state. The map also provides real-time statistics on how much road work has been completed across a variety of categories, including Gov.

Gov. Jim Justice held a groundbreaking ceremony on May 1, with leaders from the West Virginia Department of Transportation, to commemorate the beginning of roadwork on an addition to the King Coal Highway (U.S. Route 52) in Mercer County. This major construction is the latest roadwork project to get under way as part of Gov.

CHARLESTON, W. VA. (AP) West Virginia Department of Transportation Secretary Tom Smith said officials are reviewing a proposal by Gov. Jim Justice to take road bond money meant for major projects and use it to repair secondary roads. The Parkersburg News and Sentinel reports Smith told a Senate committee that no decisions have been made on the proposal Justice made during his State of the State address Jan.

Gov. Jim Justice announced Dec. 6 that West Virginia will receive $40 million through the U.S. Department of Transportation's Better Utilizing Investment to Leverage Development (BUILD) Grants. These grants are designated by the Federal Government for use by the West Virginia Department of Transportation on two major projects: a bypass around Berkeley Springs in Morgan County, and construction of approximately 10 miles of Corridor H, a four-lane expressway in Tucker County that is part of the Appalachian Development Highway System.