CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WOWK) — Gov. Jim Justice mentioned West Virginia Turnpike upgrades throughout his press convention on Wednesday beginning round 11:30 a.m.
The West Virginia Parkways Authority awarded a $24.8 million contract to TransCore expertise firm for essential upgrades to the toll assortment system on the Turnpike. Gov. Justice stated that is the biggest mission on the Turnpike in 20 years.
Gov. Justice stated the contract was created because of the success of the EZ Pass program. An EZ Pass prices round $26, giving roadway customers limitless entry to the Turnpike. Gov. Justice stated that cash goes immediately into Turnpike enhancements spanning from Charleston to Bluefield.
“We congratulate the Parkways Authority, and Jeff Miller, and all those great folks that are doing a heck of a job. We’re really proud of them, and so, let’s just keep it going. Keep it rolling. I love it!”
Gov. Jim Justice