Michelle Earl 276-696-3283
Jan. 7, 2011
Transportation board approves contracts valued at approximately $2.2 million
RICHMOND – The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) recently awarded three highway contracts valued at approximately $2.2 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.
A contract valued at approximately $1.7 million was awarded to Estes Brothers Construction, Inc., Jonesville, to make improvements to a 1.6-mile section of Route 647 in Lee County. The project will be located between Alternate Route 58 and just northeast of Route 646.
Elk Knob, Inc., Pennington Gap, received a $253,590 contract to upgrade a portion of the traffic signals at the intersection of Business Routes 23 and Alternate Route 58 in Big Stone Gap.
Lastly, a $249,850 contract was awarded to Selco Construction Services, Inc., Swords Creek, to provide on-call guardrail repair services in Wise and Dickenson counties.
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