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WVDOH Clears 170 Acres of Trees From West Virginia Roadways

CHARLESTON, WV – Since November, West Virginia Division of Highways maintenance crews have cleared more than 170 acres of trees and branches overhanging West Virginia’s roadways.

That’s enough trees and branches to fill up about 170 football fields. The process is called canopy clearing, and WVDOH maintenance crews have cleared trees and branches along more than 500 linear miles of roadway.

Moisture left on pavement degrades asphalt fast, so . . .

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