Most Calhoun and regional county roads, particularly secondary, are in worse shape in many years.

But the root problems extend far beyond the agency chief that Gov.Jim Justice just fired.

Of all 10 Department of Highways districts in the state, none consistently spent the goal of 70 percent on core maintenance. That’s according to a February audit by the Legislature’s Performance Evaluation and Research Division. This has happened for several years. So far there has been no reasonable explanation for the deficiency.

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