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WV prepares to begin on the Shawnee Parkway

This is something I am sure Sherman Cahal will be tracking in the future.

On Monday, West Virginia broke ground on the first 1.26 miles of the Shawnee Parkway, a 21.7 two-lane 55 mph scenic highway that will run from Ghent in Raleigh County to the town of Crumpler in McDowell County.

The Parkway has been under consideration and in planning for over 20 years.

Interestingly, the highway is planned to end in Crumpler at what will become I-73/74 also known as the King Coal Highway.

Story: Bluefield Daily Telegraph

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