WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), Ranking Member of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, as well as a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $18,880,000 for eight key highway projects across West Virginia. The funding announced today was secured by Senator Capito through the Congressionally Directed Spending process and included in Fiscal Year 2023 appropriations bill.

“Moving West Virginia forward means investing in our roads and highways, and it’s exactly why I requested this funding for eight key projects across our state,” Ranking Member Capito said. “Advancing these projects closer to completion impacts nearly every corner of West Virginia, and will create jobs, grow our local economies, and improve transportation for residents and visitors alike. I’ll continue to deliver needed resources for our state’s core infrastructure, and look forward to seeing the tangible benefits of these significant funding awards announced today.”

Individual awards listed below:


  • $1,750,000 – Huntington Welcome Center I-64 Exit 8       


  • $1,500,000 – Coalfield Expressway     


  • $2,000,000 – I-79 Exit 155         


  • $5,000,000 – Corridor H 


  • $1,500,000 – Weirton WV 2—Weirton Frontier Crossing 


  • $5,000,000 – King Coal Highway


  • $1,400,000 – Charles Town Augustine Trail & Connectivity Project       


  • $730,000 – Second Interchange at I-70 Phase I       


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