Norfolk Southern issues letter to Grant Street Bridge Task Force

BLUEFIELD, WV (WOAY) – Norfolk Southern issues a letter to the Grant Street Bridge Task Force.

The letter outlines the transportation company’s involvement with the city’s bridge. In the letter, the company shares information on an agreement with the city and an analysis of alternatives to restore access to the north and east ends of Bluefield.

Grant St Bridge Task Force 10-25-20

Assistant vice president of Norfolk Southern’s government relations Darrell Wilson says the company is ready to contribute funds to fulfill its obligation to help repair the bridge.

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