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Dec. 16, 2011



COMMISSIONER APPROVES FIVE CONTRACTS VALUED AT $4.4 MILLION

COLONIAL HEIGHTS — Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Commissioner of Highways, Greg Whirley, approved five contracts this fall totaling approximately $4.4 million for Richmond District construction and maintenance.

L.S. Lee Inc. of Richmond was awarded a $1.3 million contract to upgrade guardrail along sections of I-64 in Goochland County. Installation is expected to be completed by June 2012.

DLB Inc. of Hillsville was awarded a $775,000 contract to repair and replace roadway drainage pipes at various locations in Dinwiddie and Nottoway counties. The project is expected to be completed by July 2012.

Roadsafe Traffic Systems Inc. of Richmond was awarded a $1.4 million contract to install pavement markings along various routes in Charles City, Chesterfield, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico and Powhatan counties. Completion is expected by August 2012.

Interstate Road Management Corporation of Hazleton, Pennsylvania was awarded a $729,000 contract to install pavement markings along various routes in Amelia, Brunswick, Dinwiddie, Lunenburg, Mecklenburg, Nottoway and Prince George counties. Completion is expected by August 2012.

Ultra Services Inc. of Seaford was awarded a $178,000 contract to construct the Virginia Capital Trail interpretive site along Route 5 at Herring Creek between Route 633 and Route 640 in Charles City County. The interpretive site will provide parking, bike racks, a picnic table, benches, a BBQ grill and landscaping to complement the Capital Trail. Construction is expected to be completed by May 2012. Additional information about the Capital Trail can be found online at http://www.virginiadot.org/projects/newcaptrail_welcome.asp.  

VDOT’s Richmond District oversees maintenance and construction activities on state-maintained routes in 14 counties in central Virginia: Amelia, Brunswick, Charles City, Chesterfield, Dinwiddie, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico (primary routes only), Lunenburg, Mecklenburg, New Kent, Nottoway, Powhatan and Prince George counties.

For more information about VDOT projects and programs, visit www.VirginiaDOT.org.

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