Corridor Q: Route 460 Connector - Phase I
Project at a Glance
Est Completion Date
Approximately $113 million
Bizzack Construction, LLC, Lexington, Ky.
Buchanan and Dickenson
Mandy Cox, Corridor Q/Coalfields Expressway Program Manager
VDOT's design-build contract for the Route 460 Connector Phase I in Buchanan County was awarded to Bizzack Construction, LLC., Lexington, Ky. in August 2009. Construction began spring 2011 and the project is anticipated to be completed summer 2015. The project is valued at approximately $113 million.
The Route 460 Connector Phase I includes design and construction of:
- Twin high-level bridges, 1700 linear feet in length, located over Conaway Road (Route 610) and Grassy Creek. When completed the over 250-foot-high bridges will be the tallest in Virginia.
- A .8-mile four-lane divided highway (US Route 460) starting at the Kentucky State Line.
- An access ramp to Route 80, improving access to Breaks Interstate Park. This includes the construction of a bridge crossing Route 768.
- Secondary connections to Routes 609 and 693 from Route 80.
For updates on US Route 460 Connector Phase II, click here.