State awards $7.4 million in transportation grants

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — State officials on Monday awarded 38 transportation grants for projects in 27 counties, with the grants totaling more than $7.4 million.

The West Virginia Department of Transportation administered the funding through its West Virginia Transportation Alternatives and Recreational Trails Program. The grants are funded through federal dollars.

“This is more than $7 million that is going to go toward making it easier for people all over West Virginia to get around and will also go toward making our beautiful park trails even better,” Gov. Jim Justice said. “Even though we’ve been apart for awhile, we’re doing everything in our power to make our state’s transportation infrastructure better and better. And that’s exactly what this funding is going to do.”

Recipients of the grants include municipal bodies and recreational councils.





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