Blood And Money

PAYING IN LIFE AND LIMB AND IN MILLIONS OF DOLLARS FOR “JUDGMENTS AGAINST…WV DIVISION OF HIGHWAYS” AND OTHER STATE AGENCIES

The State Journal reported yesterday that the state of West Virginia is obligated to pay “$8.5 million in judgments against West Virginia agencies this year,” including:

340 judgments totaling $2 million aris[ing] from accidents on state roadways, several of them fatal. 6 of these claims against the Division of Highways exceed $100,000.

Impending Eastwood Elementary at the WV 705 / US 119 state maintained intersection and arterial highways on the Mileground: need more be said?

How about this?

“433 wrecks, 30 weeks, 8 sites” – first 30 weeks of 2010:

FUTURE ARTERIAL HIGHWAYS PRIORITIZED BY MPO
AT EASTWOOD TRAFFIC AND INDUSTRY VORTEX:

IT SHOULD BE NOTED THAT THE “FALLING RUN CORRIDOR” ARTERIAL AND THE “INNER LOOP CONNECTOR” ARTERIAL ARE NOT ONLY “PROPOSED” THEY ARE “PRIORITIZED” BY THE MPO, AND THEY ARE NOT ONLY PRIORITIZED, THEY ARE THE VERY NEXT IN LINE TOP TIER PRIORITIES OF THE GREATER MORGANTOWN METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION:

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