WV: $8.5 Million - Statewide (ARRA Grant)


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The West Virginia Department of Transportation will receive $5.3 million for 17 buses, 14 vans and five station wagons that will be used statewide.  The grant will also provide for capital maintenance items and for the renovation of administrative and maintenance facilities.

The City of Weirton will receive $253,129 to purchase one replacement bus with a lift, security cameras and solar bus route signs.  The grant will also cover needed maintenance, support equipment and facility renovation.

The Kanawha Valley Regional Transportation Authority will receive $3.0 million to purchase two replacement buses with lifts, one expansion bus and four replacement vans.  The grant will also pay for minor renovations at the existing Transit Mall in downtown Charleston, the renovation of the maintenance facility and engineering/design work.