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July 3, 2012



TRANSPORTATION BOARD AND COMMISSIONER APPROVE FOUR CONTRACTS VALUED AT $10.9 MILLION

COLONIAL HEIGHTS — The Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) and the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Commissioner of Highways Greg Whirley approved four contracts last month totaling approximately $10.9 million for Richmond District construction and maintenance.

The CTB approved the following contract:

Henderson Inc. of Williamsburg was awarded a contract of approximately $7 million for the design and construction of the New Market Heights phase of the Virginia Capital Trail between Long Bridge Road in Henrico and Kimages Road in Charles City County. The work is expected to be completed by October 2013.

The Commissioner of Highways approved the following contracts:

T.J. Crooks Inc. of Chesapeake was awarded a contract of approximately $2.7 million to provide maintenance and repairs on the Benjamin Harrison Bridge superstructure on Route 156 over the James River from Charles City County into Prince George County. The work is expected to be completed by fall 2013.

Bryant Contracting Inc. of Toana was awarded a contract of $620,000 to replace the superstructure on Route 615 (Creighton Road) over the Chickahominy River in Hanover County. Work is expected to be completed by December 2012.

Earley Marine Inc. of Virginia Beach was awarded a contract of $614,000 for replacement of Sailors Creek Bridge on Route 617 in Amelia County. The work will be completed by mid-November 2012.

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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