Gov. Justice Approves Award of I-79 Roads to Prosperity Project


​I-79 Exit 99 Southbound Interchange to be Rebuilt
CHARLESTON, WV - The West Virginia Department of Transportation, with approval from Gov. Jim Justice, announces that it has awarded the contract to rebuild the southbound interchange of Exit 99 (Weston/Buckhannon) on I-79 in Lewis County. This project is part of Governor Justice's Roads to Prosperity program and is financed with General Obligation bonds. 

Awarded to Vecellio & Grogan, Inc. of Beckley with a bid of $24,103,865.78, this General Obligation Bond project provides for relocating, rebuilding and making other safety improvements to the southbound interchange (on and off ramps) of Exit 99 along I-79.

Work is scheduled to begin this Fall with a tentative completion date of November 2020.​

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