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Students shine during WVDOT Bridge Design and Build Contest


Multiple middle and high school students from across The Register-Herald’s primary market were named winners in the 2023 West Virginia Bridge Design and Build Contest.

The event, sponsored by the West Virginia Department of Transportation (WVDOT) for over 20 years, was hosted at WVU Institute of Technology Campus in Beckley on Saturday. There were 149 teams, an individual or team of two students, from schools all over the state that submitted designs.

The competition focuses on engineering, using real world design principles in the software with which students design their bridges.

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