Lindsay LeGrand 804-524-6094
May 3, 2013
TRANSPORTATION BOARD AND COMMISSIONER OF HIGHWAYS APPROVE 16 CONTRACTS VALUED AT NEARLY $60.3 MILLION
COLONIAL HEIGHTS — The Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) approved seven contracts and Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Commissioner of Highways Greg Whirley approved nine contracts during March and April with a total value of almost $60.3 million for Richmond District construction and maintenance.
The CTB approved the following contracts during their March and April meetings:
- B.P. Short & Son Paving Company Inc. of Petersburg for $8.3 million to mill, pave and replace guardrail along I-85 north between Route 1 (mile marker 15) and mile marker 19 in Mecklenburg County, and I-85 south between mile marker 21 in Brunswick County and Route 1 in Mecklenburg County. Drainage work will begin in mid May and paving will begin in mid June. The project will be completed in November.
- Colony Construction Inc. of Powhatan for $6.7 million to mill and pave I-85 south between mile marker 31 and Route 1 (mile marker 28) and between Route 644 (mile marker 24) and mile marker 23 in Brunswick County. I-95 north will receive the same improvements between Route 46 (mile marker 27) and mile marker 32 in Brunswick County. This work will begin in June and be completed in October.
- American Infrastructure-VA Inc. of Glen Allen for $7.7 million to mill and pave various sections of I-95 south between mile marker 94 in Hanover County and Parham Road (mile marker 83) in Henrico County. This work began this week and will be completed in November.
- Branscome Inc. of Williamsburg received two contracts totaling $11.8 million. One contract involves milling and paving various sections along I-95 north and south in Hanover County. This work began this week will be completed in December. The second contract involves milling, paving and replacing guardrail along sections of I-95 between the I-85 interchange (mile marker 51) in Petersburg and Maury Street (mile marker 73) in Richmond. This work will begin in June and be completed in October.
- Corman Construction Inc. of Annapolis, Maryland for $10.2 million to replace three bridges in Henrico County and one bridge in Hanover County along Route 360 over the Chickahominy River. Two travel lanes will be maintained at all times. Construction will begin in June and be completed in April 2015.
- English Construction Company Inc. of Lynchburg for $5.1 million to replace the Route 46 bridge over the Meherrin River in Brunswick County. Construction will begin in mid June and be completed in December 2014.
The Commissioner of Highways approved the following contracts in April:
- A Annandale Inc. of Fredericksburg received two contracts totaling $2 million for annual pavement remarking throughout the district. This work will take place May through September.
- American Infrastructure-VA Inc. of Glen Allen received four contracts totaling $7.3 million to pave various routes within the district as needed. This on call contract began in April and will continue through April 2014, with three 1-year optional contract renewal opportunities.
- Central Contracting Company Inc. of Richmond for $396,000 to add a turn lane along Route 197 (East Laburnum Avenue) at Route 360 (Mechanicsville Turnpike) in Henrico County. This work will take place May 2013 to October 2016.
- S.B. Cox Inc. of Richmond for $583,000 to replace a bridge* on Hayden Street at Carter G. Woodson Avenue in Chesterfield County from mid-May to August 2013.
- Tri-State Utilities Company of Chesapeake for $210,000 for drainage pipe rehabilitation in various areas of Prince George and Dinwiddie counties. This work will take place late May through September 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.
For more information on CTB meetings and other actions, visit http://www.ctb.virginia.gov/meetings.asp.
For more information about VDOT projects and programs, visit www.VirginiaDOT.org.
*with an at-grade roadway
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