The Dominion Post

 

MORGANTOWN — Following two weeks of closure, Easton Hill reopened in the afternoon Aug. 11, hours ahead of schedule, according to the West Virginia Division of Highways (DOH).

DOH District Manager Donald Williams said the original plan was for the firm doing the work, Mountaineer Contractors, to open the road at midnight Aug. 11. Move-in for WVU honors students begins Aug. 11 with the rest of the 2017-’18 freshmen class to follow on Aug. 12.

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Mountaineer Contractors was a 2016 Contractors of West Virginia Honorable Mention for Safety in the Highway Division. Mountaineer had 166,696 man hour, with zero lost time and only 6 restricted days. 

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(The Dominion Post 12/25)  Creeping along in rush hour traffic on the Mileground will soon be a problem of yesterday.  At least that is the hope with the latest efforts of the Morgantown Monongalia Metropolitan Planning Organization (MMMPO) and West Virginia Division of Highways (DOH). Work has already begun where the Mileground meets the intersection of Easton Hill, Cheat and Point Marion roads. (Contractor:  Mountaineer Contractors, Inc.

Click on the link below to continue reading at the Dominion Post.com

http://www.dominionpost.com/Mileground-work-con--tinues-on-s

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The MCI group, which is comprised of Preston Contractors, Inc., Mountaineer Contractors, Inc., Kittanning Contractors, Inc., and Everson Resources, is very pleased to announce the formation of Rock Forge Bridge Company,LLC. With almost 30 years experience, this company has built over 200 bridges in addition to excavation, drainage, shoring and various other construction projects. The best asset we are gaining throughout this process are the employees of this organization because it would not be possible without their hard work and dedication. We look forward to continue to build upon these traditions as safety and excellence being at the forefront. We are very excited and thankful for this new opportunity!

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The Prichard Intermodal Facility was listed in the Construction Briefs section of the West Virginia Construction News Magizine.

 The Prichard intermodal facility
is open for business. West
Virginia officials expect the facility,
known formally as the Heartland
Intermodal Gateway, to be a truckrail
transportation hub for southern
West Virginia, eastern Kentucky and
southern Ohio.

Click on the link below for the full article and go to page 35.

http://www.cawv.org/site/publisher/files/WVCN%20JanFeb%202016%20Final%20for%20Web.pdf

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Crews are moving forward with work to build a bridge at the new interchange on Interstate 79, albeit on a day-by-day basis.

The construction schedule announced earlier this month was scrapped last week, after it was discovered that the concrete beams weighed more than anticipated. Carrie Bly, spokeswoman for the state Division of Highways, said the beams vary in weight based on where they are being placed, from 38-80 tons.

Four beams were placed over the northbound traffic lanes between Westover and Star City as of Monday morning, Feb. 22, with four more beams slated to be placed overnight…click on the link below for the full story.

Story by The Dominion Post

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On January 22nd snow started falling in the state of West Virginia. Preston County received over 30 inches of snow. With that much snow Preston County Schools were not able to handle the snow removal. Mountaineer Contractors lended a hand by sending a front end loader, a backhoe and skidsteer to help with clearing their parking lots and roads. It took crews 2 days to clear all the snow. 

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