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West Virginia's Infrastructure Issues

West Virginia’s transportation infrastructure is facing a major funding crisis and, if left unresolved, will continue to deteriorate at an accelerated and alarming rate.

 

 

To determine whether spending for highway infrastructure spurs economic development, people need look no further than the two newest interchanges on Interstate 79: The Jerry Dove Drive Exit in Clarksburg and the WVU Baseball Stadium Exit in Morgantown.

 

The new interchanges have provided for:

  • Job Creation
  • New Sports Complex
  • New Office, Retail and Commercial Building Investment
  • Regional Economic Boost
  • Improved Infrastructure
  • Alleviation of Traffic Congestion
  • Accommodation of Land Use

 

To see all the development at the Jerry Dove Drive and WVU Baseball Stadium exits, see the video below.

 

 

 

 


Learn more about why West Virginia needs to invest in its transportation system. Issues are provided by West Virginians for Better Transportation, a a statewide coalition of businesses, trade associations, chambers of commerce, convention & visitors bureaus, community groups, local leaders, educators and many others. These groups have joined together to express concerns about West Virginia’s transportation crisis and to call on state leaders to develop long-term solutions.

 

Issue No. 1: UNIQUE ASPECT OF WEST VIRGINIA'S TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM

Issue No. 2: CONSUMER IMPACT FACTS

Issue No. 3: HIGHWAY FIX WILL ONLY COST DRIVERS 25 CENTS A DAY

Issue No. 4: WEST VIRGINIA'S PAVING CYCLE GOING FROM BAD TO WORSE

Issue No. 5: STATES INVESTING BILLIONS IN THEIR TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE

Issue No. 6: WEST VIRGINIA NOW RANKS FIFTH WORST BRIDGES IN THE NATION

Issue No. 7: NEW ANALYSIS SHOWS VOTERS SUPPORT LEGISLATORS WHO SUPPORT GOOD TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM

Issue No. 8: RAISING THE GAS TAX IS NO LONGER TABOO IN MANY STATES

 


 

West Virginia Construction News - January/February 2016

Click here to view an article on the “Fix Our Roads Now” program developed by West Virginians for Better Transportation, a statewide coalition of businesses, trade associations, chambers of commerce, convention and visitors bureaus, community groups, local leaders, educators and many others. These groups have joined together to express concerns about West Virginia’s transportation crisis and to call on state leaders to develop long-term solutions.

 


 

 

West Virginia Blue Ribbon Commission on Highways Report - Investing in West Virginia’s Future

Click here to view the full report of the Governor’s Blue Ribbon Commission (BRC) on Highways. Formed in August 2012, the BRC is a group tasked with studying the condition and needs of the State’s transportation system and developing a long-term strategic plan of action for consideration by our State’s policy makers.

 


 

 

The Economic Impact of an Annual $500 Million Increase in Highway and Bridge Construction Investment in West Virginia

Click here to view the ARTBA study released in March 2015 which concludes that West Virginia could realize close to 10,000 new jobs and generate nearly $1 billion in additional economic output with an annual $500 million increase in West Virginia highway and bridge construction and maintenance. transportation crisis and to call on state leaders to develop long-term solutions.

 


      

www.keepwvmoving.org

 

   

www.fixourroadswv.com