Governor Tomblin Presents More Than $7 Million in Transportation Enhancement Grants

1/7/2013

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. -Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin, in conjunction with the Federal Highway Administration and the West Virginia Division of Highways, today presented $7,036,864 in federal funds awarded to 36 projects as part of the 2012 Transportation Enhancement Grant Program. 

    The West Virginia Transportation Enhancement Grant Program is a federal-aid program of the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration. The program provides annual funding, through the Safe Accountable Flexible Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) legislation, to West Virginia communities for non-traditional transportation projects such as improving safety for pedestrians and bicyclists through the construction of sidewalks and trails, acquisition of scenic or historic sites, preserving historic resources and stimulating tourism development. 

    Funds were awarded to the following:

Boone County
Main St. Streetscape 2012, $200,000

Brooke County
Charles St. Streetscape 2012, $164,000

Brooke & Hancock counties
Panhandle Rail Trail Extension 2012, $100,000

Cabell County
City of Huntington Heritage Station Revitalization 2012, $38,400
Old Main Corridor 2012, $500,000

Fayette County
Virginia St. Sidewalk 2012, $80,000

Fayette & Greenbrier counties
Meadow River Rail Trail 2012, $250,000

Grant County
Town of Bayard Sidewalks 2012, $24,000

Greenbrier County
Main St. Streetscape 2012, $158,400
Kanawha Ave. Streetscape 2012, $240,000
Lewisburg U.S. 219 N. Sidewalk Project 2012, $300,000

Greenbrier & Monroe counties
Alderson Memorial Bridge Understructure 2012, $360,000

Harrison County
Charles St. Sidewalk Project 2012, $183,650
Town of Lumberport Jones Run Rd. 2012, $168,000
Nutter Fort Sidewalk 2012, $80,000

Jackson County
South Court St. Revitalization 2012, $154,800

Kanawha County
Washington St. W. Streetscape 2012, $529,668
St. Albans Streetscape 2012, $245,000
Nitro Streetscape 2012, $300,000
Dunbar Downtown Streetscape 2012, $278,208

Marion County
Farmington Pedestrian Access 2012, $80,000
Pleasant Valley Sidewalk 2012, $112,000
New Trail Development, Barrackville to Mannington 2012, $280,000
White Hall U.S. 250 Sidewalk 2012, $90,000

Mason County
Town of Mason Sidewalk Project 2012, $320,000

McDowell & Raleigh counties
Coal Heritage Survey 2012, $50,000

Monongalia County
Morgantown Walnut St. Streetscape 2012, $350,000
Westover Dunkard Ave. Sidewalks 2012, $240,000

Morgan County
Town of Bath Streetscape 2012, $380,000

Preston County
Terra Alta Trail Amenities Project, $24,000

Putnam County
Hometown Park/Valley Park Scenic By-Way Improvements 2012, $65,600

Randolph County
Elkins Crosswalk Safety Project 2012, $115,920

Roane County
Spencer Streetscape 2012, $120,978

Wirt County
Town of Elizabeth Sidewalk Improvements 2012, $86,240

Wood County
Williamstown Sidewalk Improvements 2012, $200,000

Statewide
Sesquicentennial Highway Historical Marker 2012, $168,000


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Amy Shuler Goodwin
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