Gov. Justice Approves Award of Roads to Prosperity Project in Mercer County

MERCER COUNTY, WV (WOAY)- The West Virginia Department of Transportation, with approval from Gov. Jim Justice, has awarded the contract to construct a nearly 4-mile section of King Coal Highway from John Nash Boulevard to Airport Road in Mercer County.


Part of the Roads to Prosperity program, and financed with Turnpike Bonds, this grade, drain and paving project was awarded to Kanawha Stone Company, Inc. of Nitro with a bid of $57,529,863.86.


The work is scheduled to begin in the Spring, 2019 and last through the end of 2021.

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