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Posts Tagged ‘WVDOT’

West Virginia DOT: How the Salt Shortage Affects Your Commute

Monday, November 10th, 2014

Jim Moore, District 9 Maintenance Engineer, explains how the WVDOH plans to cope with the hike in salt prices.

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West Virginia DOT: Removing Rocks Using Inflatable Airbags

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

The WVDOH hired GeoStabilization International to remove rocks along WV 99 where a rock slide occurred in Raleigh County. Airbags are wedged into cracks then inflated, which loosens the rock.

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West Virginia DOT: The Pothole Patching Process

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

Jackie Blankenship, US 119 DOH Supervisor, explains the pothole patching process.

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Greenbrier County, WV: Plowing US 219

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

A view from inside the cab of a WVDOH plow as it cleared snow and spread salt along US 219 in Greenbrier County on January 21, 2014.

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Raleigh County, WV: Blasting Boulders on WV 3

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

Three large boulders and debris fell onto WV 3 near Sundial in Raleigh County on Friday, December 27, 2013. This cellphone video of explosives being used to break up the rocks was taken by a WVDOH Engineer.

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West Virginia DOT: How Brine Saves Time

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

What’s brine? It’s simple: salt and water! The liquid mixture is used to pretreat roadways in the winter. Using brine is proving to save time and money! – WVDOT on YouTube

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Saint Albans, WV: Richard J. Henderson Memorial Bridge Demolition

Monday, March 4th, 2013

On March 1, 2013, a section of the Richard J. “Dick” Henderson Bridge in Kanawha County was brought down by a controlled blast. – TheWVDOT on YouTube

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Saint Albans, WV: Richard J. Henderson Memorial Bridge Demolition

Monday, February 11th, 2013

– TheWVDOT on YouTube

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Kanawha County, WV: Richard J. Henderson Memorial Bridge Visualization

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

This is a computer generated visualization of the new Dick Henderson Memorial Bridge that’s currently under construction in Kanawha County. The visualization does not necessarily represent final implementation. –TheWVDOT on YouTube.

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Prince, WV: Thomas Buford Pugh Memorial Bridge Restrictions

Thursday, February 9th, 2012

Safety concerns have lead to some restrictions on the Thomas Buford Pugh Memorial Bridge in Prince, West Virginia. The WV Division of Highways is looking into the possibility of closing the bridge. Publice Hearing: February 15, 2012 at the Prince Amtrak Station from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. There will be no formal meeting. – TheWVDOT […]

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