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May 31, 2012



COMMISSIONER APPROVES SEVEN CONTRACTS VALUED AT $18.8 MILLION

COLONIAL HEIGHTS — Virginia Department of  Transportation (VDOT) Commissioner of Highways Greg Whirley approved seven contracts this month totaling approximately $18.8 million for Richmond District construction and maintenance.

Lee Hy Paving Corporation of Glen Allen was awarded a contract of $3.1 million for asphalt milling and overlay on I-64 westbound between mile marker 166 and 163 in Goochland County and also between mile marker 159 (Route 522/Gum Spring) and 157 in Louisa County. This work will start in June and be completed by December 2013.

Slurry Pavers Inc. of Glen Allen was awarded a contract of $3.8 million for resurfacing various primary routes in the Richmond District. This work will be completed by December 2012.

Colony Construction Inc. of Powhatan was awarded a contract of $1.1 million for patching and reconstructing Route 10 westbound between Kingston Avenue and Meadowville Road in Chesterfield County. This work will occur between June 2012 and November 2012.

Templeton Paving LLC of Lynchburg was awarded a contract of $4.7 million for pavement resurfacing in various locations in the Richmond District. The work will be completed by December 2012.

B.P. Short & Son Paving Co. Inc. of Petersburg was awarded a contract of $2.4 million for surface treatment in various locations in the Richmond District between June 2012 and December 2012.

Interstate Road Management Corp. of Hazleton, Pa. was awarded a contract of $825,000 for various paving projects in the Richmond, Fredericksburg and Hampton Roads districts. The work in the Richmond District will be done on Graves Road (Route 630) near the intersection of Hickory Road in Chesterfield County. The work is expected to be completed by the end of June 2012.

Dorey Electric Company of Norfolk was awarded a contract of $2.9 million for interior lighting work on the Varina-Enon Bridge from the Chesterfield County line to the Henrico County line. The work will be completed by February 2013.

VDOT’s Richmond District oversees maintenance and construction activities on 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.

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