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BR-0958

June 10, 2009



Three highway contracts valued at $7.9 million approved for southwestern Virginia

RICHMOND – Three highway contracts valued at approximately $7.9 million were recently awarded in the Bristol District of the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT).  The Bristol District consists of 12 counties in southwestern Virginia:  Washington, Smyth, Lee, Scott, Russell, Buchanan, Tazewell, Bland, Wise, Dickenson, Grayson, and Wythe.

W-L Construction & Paving Inc., Chilhowie, received three contracts:

  • A $2.4 million contract to mill, pave and install new guardrail on southbound Interstate 81 in Washington County between mile marker 25 and Exit 19.
  • A $5.1 million contract to mill, pave and install new guardrail on northbound Interstate 77 in Wythe County at two locations between mile markers 24 and 29 and on southbound Interstate 81 between mile marker 46 and Exit 40.
  • A $415,620 contract to pave shoulders along a 2.5-mile section of Route 19 and a 2-mile section of Alternate Route 58 in Russell County.      (END)

 



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