SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 77
(By Senators Beach, Klempa, Fanning, Kirkendoll, Plymale, Tucker, Barnes and K. Facemyer)
[Originating in the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure]
Requesting the Division of Highways to name bridge number 28-52-11 in Mercer County, West Virginia, the “Christine West Bridge”.
Whereas, Christine West has dedicated her time, energy, leadership and funds toward building and upgrading the King Coal Highway (I-73/74) Corridor; and
Whereas, Christine West was appointed to serve as a voting members on the King Coal Highway Authority on July 23, 1999; and
Whereas, Christine West is also a member of the National Interchange of the I-73/74, consisting of the states of West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Michigan and Ohio; and
Whereas, Christine West has given her time and money traveling the proposed corridor to garner support from social and government organizations, as well as from local officials and state and federal legislators; and
Whereas, It is fitting, that a lasting tribute be made to such an outstanding public servant such as Christine West, whose dedication and commitment to the people of West Virginia has spanned so many years; therefore, be it
Resolved by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That the Legislature hereby requests the Division of Highways to name bridge number 28-52-11 in Mercer County, West Virginia, the “Christine West 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 “Christine West 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 Christine West.