The Case for Building I-73 in West Virginia: Think Tennessee Valley Authority.

The Herald-Dispatch (Huntington) publishes an op-ed by Richard Bullins, who “is involved in building and promoting the tourism industry in southern West Virginia,” in which he argues, “Building Interstate Highway I-73 from Bluefield to Williamson, as it is 90 miles from Bluefield to Williamson, 90 miles to Charleston and 90 miles back to Bluefield, would create a ‘triangle of development’ and make an excellent venue for the distribution of goods and services to foster economic development.” Bullins likens the potential project to the works of the Tennessee Valley Authority and suggests that bonds and tolls could be used as funding.