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Nov. 19, 2012



TRANSPORTATION BOARD AND COMMISSIONER OF HIGHWAYS APPROVE THREE CONTRACTS VALUED AT $8.7 MILLION

COLONIAL HEIGHTS — The Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) approved one contract and Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Commissioner of Highways Greg Whirley approved two contracts with a total value of $8.7 million for Central Virginia construction and maintenance.

The CTB approved the following contract last month:

  • Elite Contracting Group Inc. of Petersburg was awarded a $5 million on-call contract to repair and replace traffic control devices throughout Central Virginia. This region includes the counties of Amelia, Brunswick, Caroline, Charles City, Chesterfield, Dinwiddie, Essex, Gloucester, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, King George, King & Queen, King William, Lancaster, Lunenburg, Mathews, Mecklenburg, Middlesex, New Kent, Northumberland, Nottoway, Powhatan, Prince George, Richmond, Spotsylvania, Stafford and Westmoreland. This contract will continue through November 2013.

The Commissioner of Highways approved the following contracts this month:

  • Curtis Contracting Inc. of West Point was awarded a $2.7 million contract to replace or upgrade existing guardrail along interstate and primary routes in Chesterfield, Henrico and Prince George counties. Work is underway and is expected to be completed in July 2013.
  • Elderlee Inc. of York, Pennsylvania was awarded a $1 million contract to upgrade and replace signs along I-295 between exit 1 in Prince George County and exit 28 in Henrico County. Work is underway and is expected to continue through November 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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