CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Division of Highways and the Federal Highway Administration will hold a public meeting Thursday on proposed improvements to Corridor G.
Thursday’s meeting will take place at the Bible Center School on Oakhurst Drive. The event goes from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
The project focuses on addressing a nearly two-mile section of U.S. Route 119; the stretch of road between MacCorkle Avenue and Emerald Road constantly has traffic problems. The project is part of Gov. Jim Justice’s “Roads to Prosperity” program.
State and federal officials are seeking comment on the impact of natural and cultural resources as well as possible social and economic effects.
The West Virginia Division of Highways is also encouraging people to submit comments on the proposal. The comments can be sent to R.J. Scites, P.E.; Director, Engineering Division West Virginia Division of Highways; 1334 Smith St.; Charleston, West Virginia 25301. Comments can also be submitted at https://go.wv.gov/dotcomment.
Public comments are due by Oct. 21.