12/20/2013 10:47 AM
by Nadine Grimley
BLUEFIELD - Transportation officials marked the opening of the administrative and maintenance facilities for the Bluefield Area Transit Program.
State Secretary of Transportation Paul Mattox and Rep. Nick Rahall served as the dedication speakers at the ribbon cutting ceremony.
The public transit program serves Mercer and McDowell Counties.
Officials said the $3.9 million facility was paid through a competitive grant application process.