WV – Over the past week, Gov.
Jim Justice traveled across the state to award a total of 47 Transportation
Alternatives and Recreational Trails Program (TARTP) grants, worth over $8.6
million, for various improvement projects in 29 counties throughout West Virginia.
West Virginia TARTP grants help towns and cities build and improve sidewalks,
lighting, trails, and more. The program is administered by the West Virginia
Department of Transportation and funded by the Federal Highway Administration.
Earlier this year, Gov. Justice presented another round of 38 TARTP grants,worth over $7.4 million, for additional projects in 27 counties.
In total, Gov. Justice has awarded over $16 million TARTP grants this year
alone to communities all across West Virginia.
The projects awarded include:
Audra State Park
Alum Cave Overlook: Design and construction of boardwalk and overlook on
existing hiking trail within Audra State Park.
Martinsburg Roundhouse Project: Construction of Martinsburg Roundhouse and
Machine Shop ADA bathrooms and fire suppression system.
City of Martinsburg
Martinsburg North Queen Street Streetscape Project Phase 3: Design of
approximately 1,675 linear feet of ADA compliant sidewalks, curb ramps, and
lighting on North Queen Street.
Fayette County Trail System Project: Construction of approximately 75 miles of
new trail within the Rimfire Trail System.
City of Glenville
Glenville Sidewalk Rehabilitation Project: Construction of replacement sidewalk
and ADA handrails along North Court Street in Glenville.
Town of Rainelle
Rainelle Main Street Streetscape Project Phase 2: Design and construction of
sidewalk replacement in downtown Rainelle.
Town of Romney
Romney North High Street Sidewalk Improvements Project: Design of sidewalk
replacement in downtown Romney.
City of Bridgeport
Bridgeport Community Connectivity Trail Project: Construction of approximately
two miles of hiking/biking trail in Bridgeport.
City of Salem
Salem Sidewalk Project: Design and construction of sidewalk replacement in
City of Charles Town
Charles Town Augustine Trail Project Phase 2: Construction of approximately 1.1
miles of hiking/biking trail facilities.
Shepherdstown Path Project: Construction of approximately 0.5 miles of walking
path along the west side of Route 480 in Shepherdstown.
Kanawha County Commission
Elk River Rail Trail Clendenin Trailhead: Design and construction of the
Clendenin trailhead along the Elk River Rail Trail.
Town of Marmet
Marmet Lens Creek Road Pedestrian Safety Improvements Project: Design of
pedestrian path to connect the Town and school to Kroger.
Ivy Branch Trail System Maintenance Project: Maintenance on approximately 80
miles of existing motorized trail within the Ivy Branch Trail system.
City of Pleasant Valley
Pleasant Valley Sidewalk Project Phase 4: Construction of sidewalk, drainage,
curb, gutter, and sidewalk south of Landing Lane along Pleasant Valley Road.
City of Pleasant Valley
Pleasant Valley Sidewalk Project Phase 5: Construction of sidewalk, drainage,
curb, gutter, and sidewalk on Tulip Lane along pleasant Valley Road.
Warrior Trail System Maintenance Project: Maintenance on approximately 100
miles of existing motorized trail within the Warrior Trail system.
Town of Bradshaw
Bradshaw Sidewalks Project: Construction of replacement sidewalks in the Town
Town of Iaeger
Iaeger Sidewalk Repair and Rehabilitation Project: Construction of replacement
sidewalks in Iaeger.
Town of Athens
Athens Sidewalk Project: Design of replacement sidewalks within the Town of
City of Morgantown
Morgantown Pleasant Street Streetscape Project: Construction of ADA compliant
sidewalks and lighting on Pleasant Street in Morgantown.
City of Morgantown
Morgantown Municipal Airport Streetscape Project: Design of new ADA compliant
sidewalks on Hart Field Road and ADA compliant sidewalk connection from
terminal to administration building.
Town of Bath
Bath Streetscape Design 2 Project: Design of ADA compliant sidewalks on the
east side of South Washington Street and Wilkes Street.
Cacapon Resort State Park
Cacapon State Park Mountain Bike Uphill Trail To Mountain Top Project:
Construction of approximately five miles of bike trail within Cacapon State
City of Richwood
Richwood City Sidewalks Project: Construction of replacement sidewalks on the
North Side of downtown Richwood.
City of Summersville
Summersville Webster Road Sidewalk Improvements Project: Design of new sidewalk
along the west side of Webster Road in Summersville.
Village of Bethlehem
Village of Bethlehem Community Park Trail Project: Design and construction of approximately 1,000 feet of hiking trail within the Village of Bethlehem Community Park.
City of Wheeling
Wheeling Robrecht Riverfront Park Project: Design of 0.46 miles of pedestrian and trail facilities at the Riverfront Park.
Wheeling Park Commission
bay Trails Maintenance & Repair Project: Design and construction of repairs and maintenance to existing hiking trails within Oglebay Park.
U.S. Forest Service /
Pocahontas Trails - Monongahela National Forest
Cheat Mountain South Mower - Snowshoe Connector Project: Construction of
approximately six miles of bike and hiking trail and six miles of connecting
trail between Snowshoe and the Monongahela National Forest.
Town of Bruceton Mills
Bruceton Mills Sidewalk Project: Design of replacement sidewalks along Union
Street in the Town of Bruceton Mills.
Town of Buffalo
Buffalo Sidewalk Project: Design of ADA sidewalk on Main Street from Buffalo
High to Elm Road.
Town of Eleanor
Eleanor Park Sidewalk Extension Project: Design of new sidewalks in Eleanor
park, pool, and fairgrounds.
City of Winfield
Winfield Sidewalk System Project: Design of sidewalks within the City of
Cheat Mountain North Mower Phase 2: Construction of approximately six miles of
bike and hiking trail near Cheat Bridge within the Monongahela National Forest.
Town of Harrisville
Harrisville Sidewalk Improvements Project Phase 4: Design of approximately
2,355 linear feet of sidewalk along Main Street in Harrisville.
City of Hinton
Hinton Sidewalk Project: Design of sidewalks within the City of Hinton.
City of Parsons
icks Ford Battlefield Park Development Project: Construction of new hiking and bike trail and access points to the Allegheny Highlands Trail.
City of Thomas
Thomas Riverfront Bridge Project: Construction of pedestrian/biking bridge in
Friends of Blackwater
Blackwater Loop Trail Improvements and Interpretive Signage: Design and
construction of trailheads in Davis City Park and Blackwater Falls State Park
both along the eight miles of Blackwater Loop Trail.
City of Buckhannon
Buckhannon Elizabeth J. “Binky” Poundstone Riverwalk Trail #4 Project:
Construction of approximately 1,930 feet of ADA accessible asphalt hiking and
East Lynn Trail System Maintenance Project: Maintenance on approximately 80
miles of existing motorized trail within the East Lynn Trail system.
City of New Martinsville
New Martinsville Bike Path Extension Project: Design of an extension of the New Martinsville Bike Path.
Town of Elizabeth
Elizabeth Sidewalk Improvements Project Phase 5: Design and construction of 920
linear feet of replacement sidewalk along School Street and Franklin Street in
City of Parkersburg
Parkersburg St. Mary’s/Dudley Ave. Streetscape Enhancement Project: Design of
streetscape enhancement on the St. Mary's/Dudley Avenue Corridor.
City of Pennsboro
Pennsboro Sidewalk Improvements Project Phase 2: Construction of approximately
1,000 linear feet of sidewalk along Mountain Drive.
City of Williamstown
Williamstown Sidewalk Improvements Project Phase 3: Design and construction of
replacement sidewalks along the street surrounding the new Williamstown
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