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West Virginia

A major project to replace bridge decks began in early October in Charleston, W. Va. The West Virginia Department of Transportation's (VDOT) Division of Highways is replacing the decks on the I-64 Danner Road overpass bridge, which is between the Oakwood Road (exit 58A) and Montrose Drive (exit 56) exits.

Leaders with the West Virginia Department of Transportation unveiled an all-new, interactive, web-based map that shows every road project going on across the entire state. The map also provides real-time statistics on how much road work has been completed across a variety of categories, including Gov.

The West Virginia Division of Highways said that it is using a new type of technology to replace a bridge in Lincoln County. The Fourteen Mile Bridge, along County Route 37 near Ranger, is the first bridge in West Virginia to utilize an innovative technology called a press-brake-formed steel tub girder bridge.

Cleveland Brothers Equipment Co. Inc. , a Cat dealer for western, central and northeast Pennsylvania, northern West Virginia and western Maryland, announced the opening of a new branch in Mahanoy City, Pa. This new facility replaces the former Frackville facility, and will focus on providing the continued support and quality service customers have come to depend on, in a new and improved place.

What was once called the "Bridge to Nowhere" in Bluefield, W. Va., is now going somewhere thanks to the Governor's Roads to Prosperity Program. According to Terra L. Goins, PE, assistant district engineer of the West Virginia Division of Highways (WDOH), the bridge was one of the first projects added to the program.

Hino ushered in a new era of manufacturing capability during a grand opening ceremony that was attended by Gov. James Justice, SenatorJoe Manchin and Senator Shelley Capito, Congressman David McKinley, local government officials, dealers, customers, suppliers and media.

Driving a flatbed tractor-trailer, Gov. Jim Justice personally hauled a brand new Gradall excavator to the Division of Highways' District 6 Headquarters in Moundsville on July 24. The special delivery marked the first of many new Gradall machines that Gov.

A paving project on the Coalfields Expressway in West Virginia began at the end of February. It involves a nearly 9-mi. stretch of road between Mullens, which is in Wyoming County, and Slab Fork, which is in Raleigh County. Kokosing Construction Company is the contractor for the project, for a dollar amount of $33,234,283.51.

ASV Holdings Inc. , a provider of rubber-tracked compact track loaders and wheeled skid steer loaders in the compact construction equipment market, has entered into a dealer agreement with Rish Equipment, an equipment distributor with locations in West Virginia, Virginia and Maryland.

CONSOL Energy Inc. has commenced the development of a new low-vol metallurgical coal mining operation in Wyoming County, W.V., with an anticipated completion date of 2021. "We are very pleased to announce the commencement of the Itmann Mine project, our first major growth initiative," said Jimmy Brock, chief executive officer of CONSOL Energy Inc.

Carter Machinery is the deep-rooted Cat dealer of Virginia and West Virginia. Carter was founded in 1952, continuing the legacy of Caterpillar machines that have served Virginia since 1928. While Carter is extremely proud of its more than 90-year history of going above and beyond for customers, its not resting on its laurels either.