Jennifer Gwaltney 757-925-2583

Feb. 15, 2012

Commissioner Awards Nine Contracts Totaling $13 Million

SUFFOLK –Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Commissioner of Highways, Greg Whirley, approved nine contracts last fall totaling $13 million for Hampton Roads District construction and roadway maintenance.

Slurry Pavers, Inc. of Glen Allen, Virginia was awarded four contracts totaling $3.8 million. They will apply slurry seal and install pavement markings along various state-maintained routes in the Hampton Roads District’s nine counties: Accomack, Greensville, Isle of Wight, James City, Northampton, Southampton, Surry, Sussex and York. Completion is expected by October 2012.

DLB Inc. of Hillsville, Virginia was awarded two contracts totaling $4 million to repair and replace roadway drainage pipes at various locations in Accomack County.
Completion is expected by June 2012.

Whitehurst Paving Company, Inc. of Richmond, Virginia was awarded three contracts totaling $5.6 million to apply surface treatment along various state-maintained routes in the region’s nine counties. Completion is expected by October 2012.

VDOT’s Hampton Roads District encompasses nine counties and 11 cities, from Greensville County in the west to James City County in the north to Accomack County in the northeast and the city of Virginia Beach in the southeast. The Hampton Roads District oversees maintenance and construction activities on state-maintained routes for more than 730 miles of primary roads, almost 4,000 miles of secondary roads and more than 4,700 miles of urban roads.

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