Michelle Earl 276-669-9999
Jan. 7, 2010
Five highway contracts valued at $2.6 million approved for southwestern Virginia
RICHMOND – Five highway contracts valued at approximately $2.6 million were 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.
Lanford Brothers Company, Inc., Roanoke, received two contracts:
- A $1.2 million project to repair eight bridges along Interstate 81 in Wythe and Washington counties.
- A $156,874 contract to install new guardrail at various locations in Bland County.
Elk Knob, Inc., Pennington Gap, received a $216, 950 contract to perform bridge repairs on five bridges in Tazewell County. Elk Knob also received a $166,923 contract to replace the Route 63 bridge over Big Branch in Dickenson County.
Lastly, Patrick Construction, Inc., St. Paul, received an $817, 780 contract to reconstruct a 1.5-mile section of Route 805 (Spring Valley Road) in Grayson County, from Route 604 to Route 777.
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