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Corridor Q: Route 460 Connector - Phase I

Project at a Glance

Begin Date
August 2009

Est Completion Date
summer 2015

Cost
Approximately $113 million

Contractor
Bizzack Construction, LLC, Lexington, Ky.

Locality
Buchanan and Dickenson

Contact
Mandy Cox, Corridor Q/Coalfields Expressway Program Manager
276-642-2406

Project Updates

Phase I
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.  

On-site Camera

News Releases

US Route 460 Connector bridge in Buchanan County recognized as top bridge project in North America

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