Dawn Eischen 804-524-6179
March 27, 2012
TRANSPORTATION BOARD AND COMMISSIONER OF HIGHWAYS APPROVE 14 CONTRACTS VALUED AT $67.7 MILLION
COLONIAL HEIGHTS — The Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) approved seven contracts and Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Commissioner of Highways Greg Whirley approved seven contracts with a total value of $67.7 million for Richmond District construction and maintenance.
The CTB approved the following contract this month:
- American Infrastructure Virginia Inc. of Glen Allen for $10.8 million to mill and apply asphalt overlay to more than five miles of I-95 north and south between Maury Street (mile marker 73) in Richmond and Chippenham Parkway/Route 150 (mile marker 67) in Chesterfield County. This work is expected to be completed in October 2012.
The CTB approved the following contracts last month:
- Lee Hy Paving Corporation of Glen Allen received three contracts totaling $18.5 million to resurface select primary routes in Henrico, Hanover, Goochland, New Kent and Charles City counties and secondary routes in Hanover County. They will also widen trenches along primary routes in Chesterfield, Amelia and Powhatan counties. This work will take place between April and December 2012.
- B.P. Short & Son Paving Company Inc. of Petersburg received two contracts totaling $13.3 million to pave select primary routes and widen trenches in Prince George, Dinwiddie and Nottoway counties. They will also widen trenches along primary routes in Brunswick, Mecklenburg and Lunenburg counties. This work will take place between April and December 2012.
- Colony Construction Inc. of Powhatan for $7.7 million to pave and resurface select primary and secondary routes in Chesterfield, Amelia and Powhatan counties. This work will take place between April and December 2012.
The Commissioner of Highways approved the following contracts this month:
- B.P. Short & Son Paving Company Inc. of Petersburg for $4 million pave various primary routes in Mecklenburg, Brunswick and Lunenburg counties through fall 2012.
- Lee Hy Paving Corporation of Glen Allen received two contracts totaling $5.4 million to mill and apply asphalt overlay to more than 12 miles of I-64 west in New Kent County between the James City County line and the Emmaus Church Road/Route 106 interchange (mile marker 211). They will also widen trenches along primary routes in Charles City, New Kent, Hanover, Henrico and Goochland counties. This work will take place through fall 2012.
- Denton Concrete Services Company of Saint Clair Shores, Michigan for $3.3 million to perform concrete patching on approximately seven miles of I-295 in Henrico County between just north of the Varina-Enon Bridge and the I-64 interchange. This work will continue through October 2012 and involve weekday single lane closures and weeknight double lane closures.
- Branscome Inc. of Williamsburg for $2.7 million to mill and apply asphalt overlay to I-95 north between Temple Avenue/Route 144 (mile marker 54) in Colonial Heights and Woods Edge Road/Route 620 (mile marker 58) in Chesterfield County. This work will take place through fall 2012.
- Curtis Contracting Inc. of West Point for $1.7 million to perform concrete patching on nearly eight miles of I-295 in Prince George County between the I-95 interchange and just north of the Route 460 interchange. This work will continue through October 2012 and involve single and double lane closures.
- A Annandale Inc. of Dumfries for $278,000 to install and replace pavement markings and raised pavement marker lenses throughout the district. This on call contract will begin in summer 2012 and continue through spring 2013.
VDOT’s Richmond District oversees maintenance and construction activities on routes in 14 counties in central Virginia: Amelia, Brunswick, Charles City, Chesterfield, Dinwiddie, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico (primary routes only), Lunenburg, Mecklenburg, New Kent, Nottoway, Powhatan and Prince George counties.
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