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Introduced Version Senate Concurrent Resolution 13 History

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SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 13

(By Senators Unger, McCabe and Stollings)


Requesting the Division of Highways name bridge number 02-15-2.70 (4845), located in Berkeley County, the "Bruce Van Wyk Memorial Bridge".

Whereas, Bruce Van Wyk was born in Clifton Springs, New York, the son of Julia and Herbert Van Wyk; and
Whereas, Bruce Van Wyk came to Falling Waters, West Virginia, in 1974; and
Whereas, Bruce Van Wyk built his first house in Honeywood-on- the-Potomac, his first development project and West Virginia's first planned community; and
Whereas, Bruce Van Wyk went on to develop land for residential, commercial and educational uses, which brought thousands of jobs to the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia and improved the quality of life in the community; and
Whereas, Bruce Van Wyk strived for three decades to create employment, education and cultural opportunities for the people of West Virginia; and
Whereas, Sadly, Bruce Van Wyk died suddenly on December 25, 2003, leaving behind many loving family members and friends; and
Whereas, It is fitting to honor the memory of Bruce Van Wyk by naming bridge number 02-15-2.70 (4845), located in Berkeley County, the "Bruce Van Wyk Memorial Bridge"; therefore, be it
Resolved by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That the Legislature hereby requests the Division of Highways to name bridge number 02-15-2.70 (4845), located in Berkeley County, the "Bruce Van Wyk Memorial Bridge"; and, be it
Further Resolved, That the Division of Highways is hereby requested to have made and be placed signs identifying the bridge as the "Bruce Van Wyk Memorial Bridge"; and, be it
Further Resolved, That the Clerk of the Senate is hereby directed to forward a copy of this resolution to the Secretary of the Department of Transportation and the family of Bruce Van Wyk.
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