Route 83 - Lover's Gap
Project at a Glance
Est Completion Date
Preliminary engineering, right of way and construction: $16.3 million (fully funded)
Vecellio & Grogan, Inc., Beckley, W. Va.
Robert Baker, P.E.
What's Being Done
Be alert to the possibility of delays and flaggers directing traffic during daylight hours at the Route 83 (Lover's Gap) work zone in Buchanan County. The work zone is located from .2-mile west of Route 718 to .8-mile east of Route 718. The speed limit has been reduced inside the work zone to 35mph.
Motorists should use caution and heed the work zone speed limit signs.
The project costs are approximately $16 million, including preliminary engineering, right of way acquisition and construction.
This project includes connecting to new Route 744 that leads to the county’s redevelopment site.
The Route 83 project will be completed November 2014.