West Virginia Department of Transportation


Crews Construct Bridge Offsite, Float It Into Place

A bridge spanning the Ohio River and serving as a primary connection between the communities of Wellsburg, W. Va., and Brilliant, Ohio, was constructed off site and floated into place at the end of April....


Tied Arch Span Portion of West Virginia's Wellsburg Bridge to Be Placed

The construction of the Wellsburg Bridge over the Ohio River will reach a major milestone when the 830-ft.-long tied-arch span section of the structure is floated to the crossing's new location and lifted onto the existing piers....


West Virginia Awards Contract for New Grant Street Bridge in Bluefield

The West Virginia Division of Highways (DOH) awarded a contract for $8.7 million on April 12 to construct a replacement for the Grant Street Bridge near downtown Bluefield, state officials announced. In October 2020, Gov....


West Virginia's King Coal Highway Project Progressing Toward Fall Finish

Motorists who travel Airport Road near Bluefield, W.V., on a regular basis have been able to get a first-hand look at the ongoing construction of the King Coal Highway. They have probably also noted there has been a significant uptick in work in that area in recent weeks....


West Virginia DOT Plans to Build Bluefield Area Transit Station

The West Virginia Department of Transportation (WVDOT) announced Jan. 5 that the state's Bluefield Area Transit (BAT) will build a bus transfer station in the city of Bluefield utilizing grant funding from the Federal Transit Administration....


West Virginia Governor Approves Funds for Two New Road Projects

Gov. Jim Justice of West Virginia announced Dec. 21 that he has approved the bid award for two new Roads to Prosperity projects: the West Virginia Route 2 Proctor to Kent Project in the Northern Panhandle, and the Sanderson Bridge Project in Kanawha County....


Span for New WV Bridge Over Ohio River to be Moved in Spring

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....


New $38.7M Project on U.S. 340 in West Virginia Latest to be Awarded

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....


Construction of New I-64 Bridges at Nitro, W.V., About to Begin

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....


West Virginia DOT Seeking Contractor Bids for U.S. 522 Bypass

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....






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