West Virginia


Iron Auction Group Holds June Sale in Princeton. West Virginia

On June 9, 2021, Iron Auction Group held an Unreserved Bankruptcy and Consignment Auction in Princeton, W. Va. Bidders came from 40 U.S. states and 15 other countries. The top-selling lot was a 2014 Caterpillar 336 ELH excavator....


Clay County, West Virginia, Wins Case Dire States Grant

Case Construction Equipment has named Clay County, West Virginia, as the winner of the 2021 Dire States Grant. Representatives of the county will receive $25,000 in free equipment rental from Case that will be supported locally by State Equipment....


Another Major Step Taken On Downtown Charleston, W.V., Library Project

The construction of a Sky Bridge to connect the new downtown Charleston, W.V., library to a parking deck neared completion May 26 when concrete was poured on the span. Following that, five Kanawha County Public Library (KCPL) employees, each of whom have served there for 35 years or longer, put their handprints in the concrete to commemorate the event....


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....


Donation Helps Fund Construction of New WVU Business School

A multi-million-dollar donation from West Virginia University alumni will benefit the construction of Reynolds Hall, the future home of the school's John Chambers College of Business and Economics. W....


West Virginia's Point Pleasant River Museum Breaks Ground on New Building

Museum staff broke ground Feb. 22 for a new building to house the Point Pleasant River Museum and Lakin Ray Cook Learning Center in West Virginia, near the confluence of the Ohio and Kanawha rivers. Following a fire that gutted the Old Nease Building, the previous home of the museum, the staff has been working to raise funds for a new building....


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....






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