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Some Roads to Prosperity projects at risk as Justice pushes secondary road efforts


The Parkersburg News and Sentinel

In July 2018, Gov. Jim Justice unveiled two new websites for the public to lodge roadwork concerns and view progress on Roads to Transparency projects.
(News and Sentinel photo by Steven Allen Adams)

CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — When Gov. Jim Justice on Jan. 9 addressed a room full of lawmakers for the annual State of the State address, attendees knew he would talk about the Roads to Prosperity as an accomplishment.

Instead, just over half way through his speech, Justice told lawmakers of a new initiative.

“We have got to shift a little bit of the focus,” Justice said. “We’ve got to pull some of the money out of the bigger projects and move some of the money, or significantly more money, over to fix more of our secondary roads.”

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