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State DOT alleges Ohio road construction business did poor work

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By Philip Gonzales | Sep 5, 2018

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CHARLESTON — A state government agency is suing an Ohio road construction business, alleging breach of contract and unjust enrichment.

The West Virginia Department of Transportation, Division of Highways filed a complaint in Kanawha Circuit Court against Mike Enyart & Sons Inc. of South Point, Ohio, alleging failure to provide quality services.

According to the complaint, on June 3, 2014, the parties entered into a contract in which Mike Enyart &Sons would construct the Stanaford Road - Industrial Drive in Raleigh County for $18.15 million. As a result of the defendant's defective work, the suit says, the transportation department was required to repair the damages at a great costs to West Virginia taxpayers. 

The plaintiff alleges Mike Enyart & Sons failed to provide a quality finished product and failed to perform all contracted work in a timely manner.

The West Virginia Department of Transportation, Division of Highways seeks trial by jury, damages in an amount to be determined by jury, with interest, court costs, attorney fees and all other just and reasonable relief. It is represented by transportation department lawyers Stacy L. Jacques and C. Brian Matko.

Kanawha Circuit Court case number 18-C-868

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