The King Coal Highway: West Virginia Department of Transportation’s First Public–Private Partnership

A public–private partnership between West Virginia and a coal mining company reduced project costs and time in completing construction of the King Coal Highway, a portion of a north–south Interstate Highway corridor traversing mountainous terrain. In this article, the authors describe the problems solved and benefits gained from what has become a model project.

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  • Authors:
    • DeVall, Sabrina
    • Pumphrey, Michael
  • Publication Date: 2014-5


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Photos; References;
  • Pagination: pp 12-18
  • Serial:
    • TR News
    • Issue Number: 292
    • Publisher: Transportation Research Board
    • ISSN: 0738-6826
  • Publication flags:

    Open Access (libre)

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01534912
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB, ATRI
  • Created Date: Jul 24 2014 3:24PM