West Virginia Division of Highways News

Division of Corrections van passenger alleges he was injured in state Route 55 crash

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 10, 2018

CHARLESTON – A Fayette County man alleges he was injured as a passenger in a Division of Corrections van when the driver struck another vehicle in Nicholas County.

Lawsuit will be filed against state DOH for fatal wreck in I-64 work zone

By Chris Dickerson | May 9, 2018

CHARLESTON – Construction on Interstate 64 in Putnam and Cabell counties has led to scores of traffic accidents as well as the deaths of three people and an unborn baby. And soon, there will be a lawsuit filed regarding one of the deaths.

Marlinton man seeks damages from state after pickup was hit by state-owned dump truck

By Philip Gonzales | Feb 2, 2018

MARLINTON – A Marlinton man alleges he was injured when his pickup truck was hit by a state-owned dump truck.

W.Va. Paving president says DOH 'acted hastily' in filing asphalt suit

By Chris Dickerson | Feb 13, 2017

CHARLESTON – The president of a paving company at the center of an antitrust lawsuit says the West Virginia Division of Highways “acted hastily” in filing the complaint.

AG's office was asked to file asphalt suit three times, DOH attorney says

By Chris Dickerson | Feb 8, 2017

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s office was asked three times to file a suit on behalf of the state Department of Highways regarding the price of asphalt, according to a DOH attorney.

Federal charges filed in WVDOH pay-to-play scheme

By Kyla Asbury | Nov 17, 2016

WHEELING – Four individuals and a corporation are facing federal charges for conspiring to steer West Virginia Division of Highways projects to a South Carolina business in exchange for bribes and kickbacks.

State says it's not at fault in Welcome Center death lawsuit

By Kyla Asbury | May 10, 2016

KINGWOOD – The state filed its answer to a lawsuit against it and says it is not at fault for the death of a Maryland man who died after suffering an injury at the Interstate 68 Welcome Center.

Supreme Court says Morgantown can’t deny large trucks downtown

By Kyla Asbury | Apr 11, 2016

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has ruled that Morgantown City Council cannot deny large trucks from the city’s downtown area.

Kirk Trucking blames state DOH for car accident

By Kyla Asbury | Feb 17, 2016

WILLIAMSON – Kirk Trucking Co. Inc. is suing the West Virginia Department of Transportation-Division of Highways after the company claims the DOH is responsible for a car accident.

Man blames state DOH for Mingo Co. accident

By Kyla Asbury | Feb 12, 2016

WILLIAMSON – A man is suing the West Virginia Department of Transportation-Division of Highways after he claims he was injured as a result of a car accident.

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