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W.Va. awards $9.7 million for pedestrian, recreation trails

"This program provides millions of dollars to make some of the best places in West Virginia more accessible, which will also enhance visitation throughout the state." (Photo courtesy Dmitry Schemelev)
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has announced the award of 38 Transportation Alternatives and Recreational Trails Program grant projects for the...

W.Va. to receive more than $500 million for bridge repair

I-64 Bridge at Charleston, WV, Kanawha County, Metro Valley Region
West Virginia will receive $548,083,740 over the next five years to replace, rehabilitate, preserve and build bridges as part of the federal Infrastructure Investment...

Capito secures funds for five rural West Virginia airports

U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) has announced the provision of $511,427 in Airport Infrastructure Grants from the Federal Aviation Administration for five rural...

WVU earns $8M for rare earth elements extraction facility

Acid mine drainage pours out of a site on lower Deckers Creek.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia University researchers will continue to develop and advance their pioneering method to extract and separate rare earth elements and critical minerals from acid...

W.Va. driver's license design features New River Gorge Bridge

CHARLESTON, WV — The West Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles will begin issuing driver’s licenses and identification cards with a new look and design...

Governor lauds new West Virginia carbon research facility

Ramaco Carbon scientists are pictured outside the company's innovation center under construction in Wyoming.
Governor Jim Justice has announced an agreement with Ramaco Carbon to open a new research facility in West Virginia to pursue research related to...

Steelmaker to open micro-mill in Berkeley County

Steel bars manufactured by CMC await export to market.
BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. — Gov. Jim Justice and officials at Commercial Metals Company, also known as CMC, have announced that Berkeley County will be...

Governor celebrates broadband expansion by Alpha Technologies

Alpha Technologies has expanded its broadband business innovation at its offices in South Charleston, West Virginia.
West Virginia Governor Jim Justice congratulated the service-disabled, veteran-owned company Alpha Technologies for crossing the finish line on a major fiber expansion project in...

Corps, governor to build levee in Milton to reduce flooding

Main Street in Milton, WV, Cabell County, Metro Valley Region
Governor Jim Justice, Milton Mayor Thomas Canterbury, and officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have signed an agreement to build an 8,300-foot...

Free W.Va. historic preservation webinars being broadcast

Restoration and preservation are increasingly popular development alternatives in West VIrginia.
Investing in historic properties has never been more popular in West Virginia. The state's tax-credit budgets for rehabilitating older buildings now exceed those of...

Registration open for W.Va. historical masonry workshop

A mason repairs a brick wall.
The Preservation Alliance of West Virginia, in partnership with the City of Weston, is hosting a week-long historic preservation workshop from April 25- 29,...

National Park Service awards W.Va. preservation alliance $550,000

Endangered historic structures such as those in downtown Beckley will benefit from increased funding through the Preservation Alliance of West Virginia.
The National Park Service has awarded the Preservation Alliance of West Virginia a $550,000 Paul Bruhn Historic Revitalization Grant to help preserve endangered historic...


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