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Corridor H Segment Expected to Open by Late November


  Another section of Corridor H in West Virginia is expected to open by Thanksgiving.

Corridor H coordinator Tommy Collins tells The Exponent Telegram that the 1.5-mile segment is near the connector to W.Va. Route 42 and W.Va. Route 93 in the Mount Storm area.

Collins says another 4-mile section could open by the end of the year. But he says an early spring opening is more likely due to the weather.

Corridor H Authority president Robbie Morris says construction of the four-lane highway is ahead of schedule.

Corridor H is the only section of the Appalachian Corridor system that hasn’t been finished. When it is completed, it will connect Interstate 79 near Weston with the junction of Interstates 81 and 66 in Front Royal, Virginia.