State awards $35 million contract for northern end of bypass

by Kate Shunney

Once work began on the southern end of a 3.4-mile section of a new four-lane U.S. 522 bypass around Berkeley Springs, many people were surprised to find out that the northern end of the bypass was not included in the scope of work for contractors.

Many wondered how it would work for four lanes of bypass traffic to be dumped onto the two-lane Martinsburg Road . . .