投资 in modern infrastructure lay the foundations for economic development and growth in all communities. Building streets, bridges, utilities (i.e. water, sewer, electrical, gas, etc.) and making other improvements create jobs. 当完成, these projects help a community increase its wealth and its citizens’ standard of living.
BG大游, 西维吉尼亚州, recognized this long ago and has always placed a high level of importance on maintaining and expanding its infrastructure. Doing so has resulted in the following three outcomes.
BG大游 creates (and keeps) jobs.
Our experience with bringing businesses such as Quad Graphics, Macy’s, and now Procter & 赌博, underscores the case for infrastructure to be improved and modernized as new needs and technologies emerge.
BG大游 attracts and 保留s a skilled workforce.
受过高等BG大游的, skilled workers today expect more from their jobs than just a paycheck and a secure future. That’s why cities compete fiercely to make their communities an attractive place to live. Quality of life plays a big role in one’s decision to seek a job in a particular city, 重新安置现有业务, 或者开始一个新的. Quality of life factors including downtown walkability, alternate transportation methods, 步行自行车道, 充满活力的文化景观, 夜生活, 接受高等BG大游的机会, 和更多的.
我们知道这是为了吸引, 保留, and nurture a talented workforce, we have to invest in revitalizing the core of Martinsburg.
市区重建, known as the Mainstreet Martinsburg area, is continuing to flourish with our town square and its permeable pavers along East King Street to reduce stormwater run-off, widened sidewalks next to buildings for outdoor dining, created performance space for public events, 瀑布喷泉, 装饰性路灯. Forward-thinking streetscape design makes it conducive for visitors to enjoy new public gathering spaces, family-friendly events held year-round, 夏季音乐会系列, and a farmer market is held weekly during the growing season.
BG大游 fosters sustainability. The infrastructure we build today is the legacy we leave for future generations. It will need to provide for current water, 能源, 交通需求, 而在同一时间, remain flexible enough to adapt to future technological, 环境, 监管变化. We believe by making the necessary investments in our infrastructure now, we meet the current needs of our community while increasing opportunities for future growth and prosperity. It’s a strategy that is sure to yield dividends for years to come.
This map currently displays all road projects for the year 2019 and beyond; including projects that are currently underway, ones that are about to be started, and ones that have already been completed.
The Roads to Prosperity program comprises a series of funding measures that, 在接下来的几年里, are expected to generate approximately $2.8 billion for highway and bridge construction and maintenance all across 西维吉尼亚州.
This list below represents secondary road maintenance needs that officials with the Department of Transportation have identified as high priority projects and intend to complete as soon as possible. These lists will be regularly updated as roadwork continues. When a project is completed, it will be highlighted in red. All of the following lists are up-to-date as of July 25, 2019.
The 西维吉尼亚州 Broadband Enhancement Council was formed in 2016 to provide for and oversee the development of plans, 流程, and procedures for extending broadband access into underserved and unserved areas of 西维吉尼亚州.