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Jan. 31, 2013



COMMISSIONER OF HIGHWAYS APPROVES 13 CONTRACTS VALUED AT NEARLY $20 MILLION

COLONIAL HEIGHTS — The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Commissioner of Highways Greg Whirley has approved 13 contracts in January with a total value of about $19.76 million for Central Virginia construction and maintenance.

Whitehurst Paving Company, Inc. of Richmond was awarded an $831,000 contract to surface treat the asphalt pavement of various roads in Amelia, Chesterfield and Powhatan counties. Work is expected to begin spring 2013 and be completed in December 2013.

Whitehurst Paving Company, Inc. of Richmond was awarded a $1.26 million contract to surface treat the asphalt pavement of various roads in Goochland, Hanover, New Kent and Charles City counties. Work is expected to begin spring 2013 and be completed in December 2013.

Payne Paving Company Inc. of Scottsville was awarded a $1.63 million contract to surface treat asphalt pavement of various roads in Lunenburg, Mecklenburg and Brunswick counties. Work is expected to begin spring 2013 and be completed in December 2013.

Whitehurst Paving Company, Inc. of Richmond was awarded a $1.12 million contract to surface treat the asphalt pavement of various roads in Dinwiddie, Prince George, and Nottaway counties. Work is expected to begin spring 2013 and be completed in December 2013.

D.W. Lyle Corp. of Clarksville was awarded a $1.86 million contract to replace the bridge superstructure and bridge approaches on Route 49 in Nottaway County. Construction is expected to begin January 2013 and be completed in April 2014.

Howard Brothers, Contractor Inc. of Providence Forge was awarded a $317,000 contract to add an acceleration lane from northbound Fairground Road (Route 632) onto Broad Street east (Route 250) in Goochland County. Construction is expected to begin in spring 2013 and be completed in the summer 2013.

Branscome Inc. of Williamsburg was awarded a $592,000 contract to extend the left turn lanes on east Route 60 onto Mall Drive and to extend the left turn lanes on west Route 60 onto Southlake Boulevard in Chesterfield County. Construction is expected to begin in January 2013 and be completed in May 2013.

J.L. Kent & Sons Inc. of Spotsylvania was awarded a $2.61 million contract to shift Route 33 to the east, realign it with Route 54 and add turn lanes in Hanover County. Construction is expected to begin in mid February 2013 and be completed in November 2013.

Interstate Improvement, Inc.  of Faribault, MN. was awarded a $2.5 million contract to do concrete pavement patching work on I-85 north and southbound in Dinwiddie County. Work is expected to begin in March 2013 and be completed in October 2013.

Messer Contracting, LLC. of  Glen Allen was awarded a $2.08 million contract to upgrade and replace overhead and ground mounted signs on I-295 north between exits 25 and 41. Work is expected to begin in February 2013 and be completed by March 2014.

McClain & Co., Inc. of Culpeper was awarded a $1.32 million contract to provide for installation, relocation and replacement of signs and sign structures on interstates and primary routes as and on I-95 in needed throughout the Richmond District. Work is expected to begin in spring 2013 and be completed in October 2015.

Slurry Pavers, Inc. of Glen Allen was awarded a $2.01 million contract to apply surface treatment to various primary roads in the Richmond District. Work is expected to begin in spring 2013 and continue as needed.

Slurry Pavers, Inc. of Glen Allen was awarded a $1.63 million contract to contract to apply surface treatment to various roads secondary roads in the Richmond District. Work is expected to begin in spring 2013 and continue as needed.

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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