W.Va. DOH Says More Roads Are Being Paved, More Workers Getting Training

The West Virginia Division of Highways (DOH) relies on state employees and contract workers when getting roads paved in its 10 districts. But thanks to an emphasis on more paver training in 2020, more work has been completed in the last couple of years by state workers — and for less money than work performed by contractors. 

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Motorists Encouraged To Be Mindful Of Motorcycle Safety

With warmer weather just around the corner, state officials are raising awareness around motorcycle safety. 

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W.Va.’s Paving Season Highlights Work Zone Safety, Zero Fatality Goal

In 2022, there were 800 crashes in West Virginia work zones, killing eight people and injuring 276. The Department of Transportation said all those crashes were avoidable.

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Contentious Campus Carry Bill Heads To Governor

On this episode of The Legislature Today, between the Roads to Prosperity and the federal infrastructure law, there is a lot going on when it comes to roads and bridges. Curtis Tate speaks with Transportation Secretary Jimmy Wriston and Sen. Charles Clements, R-Wetzel, the chairman of the Senate Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, to discuss the state’s progress.

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