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BR-1113

Jan. 21, 2011



Transportation board approves contracts valued at approximately $7.2 million

RICHMOND – The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) recently awarded ten highway contracts valued at approximately $7.2 million for the Bristol District.  The Bristol District consists of 12 counties in southwestern Virginia:  Washington, Smyth, Lee, Scott, Russell, Buchanan, Tazewell, Bland, Wise, Dickenson, Grayson, and Wythe.

Rite Way Fence, Inc., Sterling Heights, Md., received two guardrail contracts:

  • A $2.3 million contract to widen shoulders and install guardrail at various locations on Interstate 81 in Washington County. 
  • A $223,953 contract to install guardrail at various locations on Route 19 in Tazewell County.

Two on-call guardrail contracts were also awarded:  Selco Construction Services, Inc., Swords Creek, received a $359,915 contract for Buchanan, Russell, Washington and Tazewell counties, and Makco, Inc., Charlottesville, received a $155,823 contract for Wythe, Grayson, Smyth and Bland counties.   

W-L Construction and Paving, Inc., Chilhowie,  received a $1.3 million contract to pave on various routes in Tazewell County.  The company also received a $270,589 contract to pave shoulders and install pavement markings on about a one-mile section of Route 460 in Tazewell County located near the Buchanan County line.

Slurry Pavers, Inc., Glen Allen, received three paving contracts:

  • An $827,692 contract for various routes in Scott and Tazewell counties.
  • A $775,030 contract for various routes in Grayson, Russell, Scott, Smyth and Tazewell counties.
  • A $449,344 contract for various routes in Lee County. 

Lastly, Webster & Webster, Inc., Verona, received a $522,306 contract to pave shoulders, install guardrail and median barrier wall on Route 19 in Tazewell County, from Route 369 to just north of Route 678.

For more information on the meeting and other CTB actions, visit http://www.ctb.virginia.gov/meetings.asp.

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