Following the WV State Legislature’s approval to transfer $150 million in state funds to highway construction projects during a special session called by Gov. Jim Justice on June 7, the Department of Transportation has provided a list of over 400 proposed projects that may benefit from the decision.
Roadway projects are planned to be completed in all of West Virginia’s 55 counties.
There are a total of 16 proposed roadway projects totaling $15 million for District 9, which includes Fayette, Greenbrier, Monroe, Nicholas and Summers counties.
Greenbrier County projects, in order of priority, include:
— US 219 Seneca Trail North, begin: 0.04 mi N CO 219/49, end: CO 219/55, construct paved shoulders, superpave resurfacing at 2”.
— US 60 Rupert Road, begin: 0.67 mi E WV 20, end: 0.57 mi W CO 1, construct paved shoulders, superpave resurfacing at 2”.
— WV 12 Blakers Mill-Asbury Rd, begin: CO 66, end: 0.38 mi, construct paved shoulders, superpave resurfacing at 2”.
— US 60 East Lewisburg Widening, begin: 0.04 mi E CO 60/58, end: 0.03 mi at E CO 60/57, widen roadway to allow for center turn lane and right turn lane at Lewisburg Elementary School and Aviagen Turkey Farm.
— US 219 replace Ronceverte Hill guardrail.
Monroe County projects include:
— US 219 Monitor-Greenbrier CL Rd, begin: 0.05 mi N WV 3, end: 1.18 mi B CO 219/2, construct paved shoulders, superpave resurfacing at 2”.
— US 219 Lindside Road, begin: 0.56 mi N CO 219/20, end: 0.33 mi N CO 219/19, construct paved shoulders, superpave resurfacing at 2″.
The complete list of 2021 WVDOH roadway projects can be found at transportation.wv.gov by using the interactive map.