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Jan. 21, 2009



Highway contract approved for Smyth County

RICHMOND, Va. – A highway contract valued at approximately $1.7 million was recently awarded in the Bristol District of the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT).  The Bristol District consists of 12 counties in southwestern Virginia:  Washington, Smyth, Lee, Scott, Russell, Buchanan, Tazewell, Bland, Wise, Dickenson, Grayson, and Wythe.

C.L. Dale Construction Services, Lebanon, was awarded a contract to replace the Route 622 – Nicks Creek Road bridge in Smyth County.  The contract, which marks the third and final phase of Route 622 improvements, also includes minor road widening and paving.  When construction begins in February, a section of the route will be closed to expedite construction.

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