DOH Assessing Flood Damage in Twelve Counties

8/1/2017

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Division of Highways continues to make repairs and assess damages in twelve counties hit by heavy rains and flooding July 28-29.

 

 

July 28-29 Flooding

Update: 8/9/2017

District

County

Estimated Damage Costs

4

Doddridge

$60,200

4

Harrison

$585,700

4

Marion

$458,212

4

Monongalia

$776,500

4

Preston

$343,500

4

Taylor

$288,883

6

Marshall

$3,482,000

6

Ohio

$2,059,025

6

Tyler

$154,500

6

Wetzel

3,829,705

8

Randolph

$125,000

8

Tucker

$686,000

Total

$12,849,225

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

July 28-29 Flooding

Update 8/4: Estimated Damage Costs

District

County

Estimated Damage Costs

4

Doddridge

$60,200

4

Harrison

$585,700

4

Marion

$458,212

4

Monongalia

776,500

4

Preston

$343,500

4

Taylor

$278,858

6

Marshall

$3,016,000

6

Ohio

$1,726,603

6

Wetzel

$2,548,205

8

Randolph

$125,000

8

Tucker

$686,000

Total

$10,604,778

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Division of Highways continues to make repairs and assess damages in eleven counties hit by heavy rains and flooding July 28-29.

Approximately 200 routes were damaged during the flooding event, totaling $6,960,127 in damage costs. Division of Highways crews in the impacted counties continue to review damage sites, therefore, costs may increase or decrease as additional information is received.

 

July 28-29 Flooding

 Estimated Damage Costs

District

County

 Estimated Damage Costs

State of Emergency 

4

Doddridge

$60,200

No

4

Harrison

$511,000.00

Yes

4

Marion

$401,099

Yes

4

Monongalia

$386,000

Yes

4

Preston

$317,500

No

4

Taylor

$299,100

Yes

6

Marshall

$1,236,500

Yes

6

Ohio

$1,293,603

Yes

6

Wetzel

$1,644,125

Yes

8

Randolph

$125,000

No

8

Tucker

$686,000

Yes

Total

$6,960,127

 

DOH crews have encountered damaged or plugged culverts, slips and slides, road washouts, clogged ditches, and trees and debris on roads.

 

July 28-29 Flooding

Approximate # of Routes Damaged

District

County

 # of Routes

4

Doddridge

18

4

Harrison

28

4

Marion

7

4

Monongalia

17

4

Preston

27

4

Taylor

27

6

Marshall

15

6

Ohio

7

6

Wetzel

25

8

Randolph

4

8

Tucker

25

Total

200

 

 

 

***This chart shows routes impacted by the storm event, not number of damage sites. Damage may have been reported on multiple sections of these routes.

           

The public is asked to use caution and stay alert in the impacted areas as DOH crews continue to assess damaged roadways and begin to make necessary repairs.

 

 

 

 



 

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