Entering an election year, state officials aren't thrilled by suggestions to raise taxes, tolls and fees for roads.
As federal money keeps fizzling, some aren't dismissing the idea.
West Virginia's problems appear to be about upkeep, not necessarily congestion.
U.S. Census data from 2013 shows Charleston and Huntington metro areas had commute times about two minutes lower than the national average, almost 26 minutes. The Martinsburg-Hagerstown, Maryland, area exceeds the average by four minutes but includes Washington commuters.