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Round Six of Recovery and Reinvestment Contracts Advertised for May 28 DOH Bidding

5/21/2009

CHARLESTON—Nearly 23 miles of resurfacing, bridge work, and the construction of a climbing lane make up the sixth round of Recovery and Reinvestment projects to be opened during the May 28 bid letting according to Secretary of Transportation Paul Mattox.

“Round six represents a variety of projects,” Mattox said.  “The Division of Highways will continue to act efficiently and responsibly as we move through this latest round of Recovery and Reinvestment Act stimulus funding.”

Resurfacing projects to be advertised are:

  • BERKELEY
    • 4.27 miles the Virginia State line to Inwood Road .74 miles south of WV 51 along I-81
    • 4.65 miles Falling Waters to the Maryland State line .39 miles south of County11/5 along I-81
  • BRAXTON 6.99 miles Gassaway Road in Coon Knob .3 miles north of US 19 and County 32 to County 19/26 along I-79 to include shoulder work and replace guardrail
  • HAMPSHIRE .86 miles Main Street in Romney .06 miles east of WV 28 to .14 miles east of County 50/5 along US 50
  • MINERAL .87 miles Mineral Street .39 miles north County 220/7 to .10 mile north of WV 46 along US 220
  • RALEIGH .47 miles along South Oakwood Avenue beginning at the junction of County 16/9 and ending .08 miles north of junction of WV 16 alternate along WV 16
  • UPSHUR 4.53 miles Elkins Road in Buckhannon beginning at County 5/15 to the Barbour County line along US 33 

Bridge replacement contracts call for the Greenbrier Avenue Bridge over Little Sewell at County 60/32 along County 20/6 in Greenbrier County and the Edens Fork Pony Truss crossing Edens Fork .02 miles west of County 24 in Kanawha County.

A bridge cleaning and painting contract is called for the Cheat Lake Bridge .88 miles west of County 69/6 along I-68 in Monongalia County.

Realigning and widening of a curve makes up the construction contract for a climbing lane along US 50 .4 miles east of County 3 to County 36 in Taylor County.