WVC 17 C- 17 A- 13
§17C-17A-13. Authority of the commissioner of the division of
highways relating to road and bridge repair on
designated coal resource transportation roads.
(a) In addition to all other powers provided by law to the
commissioner of highways, he or she may enter into agreements with
coal shippers, motor vehicle operators or owners holding or
applying for permits issued pursuant to this article, or with any
other persons, for the purpose of replacing, repairing, widening,
reconstructing, altering, improving or maintaining public highways
used for coal resource transportation. These agreements shall
contain necessary criteria to assure any damages associated with
the transport of coal upon the respective public highways are
(b) All moneys collected by the commissioner shall be
deposited in a special account created within the state road fund,
known as the coal resource transportation fund, to be expended for
the purposes set forth in subsection (a) of this section.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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