With the summer construction season now in full swing, the West Virginia Division of Highways (WVDOH) is paving roads all over the Mountain State.
On Wednesday, June 28, the WVDOH awarded a major paving contract on Interstate 79 as part of the division’s ongoing road maintenance program. The bid awards are from a bid letting conducted Tuesday, June 13, 2023.
WVDOH also awarded a paving contract on Willey Street (US 119) in Morgantown.
West Virginia Paving was low bidder on a project to repave Interstate 79 between the Big Otter and Frametown Road exits in Braxton and Clay counties, with a bid of $37,682,293.39.
Anderson Excavating LLC was low bidder on a project to repave a 1.25-mile section of Willey Street (US 119) through Morgantown, with a bid of $1,599,461.33.
This year’s WVDOH paving schedule includes $195 million in federal highway funding. That money includes $75 million to pave about 170 miles of two-lane state and US routes and another $120 million or so to pave more than 45 miles of interstates and expressways.
In addition, the WVDOH has budgeted $25 million in state funds to pave approximately 250 miles of secondary roads.
Locally, R.K. Construction Inc. was low bidder on an ADA ramp project on Main Street in Clay, with a bid of $201,522. (Clay County).