Michelle Earl 276-669-9999
June 21, 2011
Road projects valued at $12 million awarded for southwestern Virginia
RICHMOND – The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) recently awarded two highway contracts valued at approximately $12 million for the Bristol District. The Bristol District consists of 12 counties in southwestern Virginia: Washington, Smyth, Lee, Scott, Russell, Buchanan, Tazewell, Bland, Wise, Dickenson, Grayson, and Wythe.
DLB, Inc., Hillsville, Va., received a $5.7 million contract to perform major repairs to the Interstate 81 bridges located near mile marker 44 over Route 658 (Scratch Gravel Road) in Smyth County. Long term lane closures will be in place on I-81 at this location beginning this fall and remaining in place for approximately 11 months.
Lastly, RMD Holdings, Ltd., Chesterfield, Mich., received a $6.4 million contract to replace guardrail at various locations throughout the 12-county Bristol District.
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