Expressway segment to be Wyoming County's first 4-lane

WELCH, W.Va. -- Wyoming County will have its first four-lane highway when a segment of the Coalfields Expressway is completed.Coalfields Expressway Authority executive director Richard Browning tells the Bluefield Daily Telegraph that a contract was awarded in October for a nearly 2-mile section of the expressway. The section will start west of Helen in Raleigh County and go into Wyoming County.Browning says the bid for the project was about $14.4 million, 25 to 30 percent below the estimate.
He says the authority also is working to extend the highway into McDowell County.When completed, the expressway will run from Raleigh County to Buchanan County, Va. 
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