SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 3
(By Senators Laird, White and Kessler)
Requesting the Division of Highways name bridge number 10-16-23.35
on Route 16 located 0.39 miles south of the junction with U.S.
Route 60 in Fayette County, West Virginia the "Eugene Mitchell
Skaggs Memorial Bridge."
Whereas, Eugene Mitchell Skaggs was born and raised in Ansted,
West Virginia; and
Whereas, Sadly, Signalman First Class Eugene Mitchell Skaggs
was killed serving his state and country during World War II on
December 7, 1941; and
Whereas, Naming bridge number 10-16-23.35, would forever honor
the memory of Signalman First Class Eugene Mitchell Skaggs who made
the ultimate sacrifice for his country and state; therefore, be it
Resolved by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That the Legislature hereby requests the Division of Highways
to name bridge number 10-16-23.35 on U.S. Route 16 located 0.39
miles south of the junction with U.S. Route 60 in Fayette County,
West Virginia on U.S. Route 16 the "Eugene Mitchell Skaggs Memorial
Bridge"; and, be it
, That the Division of Highways is requested to have made and be placed signs identifying the bridge as the
"Eugene Mitchell Skaggs Memorial Bridge."
That the Clerk of the Senate is hereby
directed to forward a copy of this resolution to the Secretary of
Transportation, the Commissioner of Highways, and the family of the
late Eugene Mitchell Skaggs.