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Transportation board approves $168 million in projects

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The Virginia Commonwealth Transportation Board approved $168 million in projects on Thursday, including a bridge replacement of Route 340/522 in Warren County and Interstate 66 improvements in southern Fairfax and Arlington counties.

The projects awarded include:


Northern Virginia

Improvements to I-66 in Fairfax and Arlington counties – This $23 million project will convert the existing westbound shoulder into an auxiliary lane between the on-ramp from Washington Boulevard and the off ramp to the Dulles Airport Access Road. 
Awarded to: The Lane Construction Corp.
Project completion estimate: Summer 2015

New truck climbing lane on Route 7 in Loudoun County - The $28 million project will build a westbound truck climbing lane on Route 7 between the West Market Street and Route 9 interchanges, new roundabouts and ramp improvements at the Route 7/Route 9 interchange to improve safety for trucks climbing the steep grade.
Awarded to: Shirley Contracting Co. LLC
Project completion estimate: Fall 2015

Southeastern Virginia

Lynnhaven Parkway widening in Virginia Beach - The $19 million project will create an additional lane in each direction of Lynnhaven Parkway and create a connection between Chesapeake and Virginia Beach by bridging a canal. After construction, Lynnhaven Parkway will be a continuous four-lane divided roadway.
Awarded to: American Infrastructure Virginia Inc.
Project completion estimate: Fall 2016

Bridge replacement on Route 35 over the Nottoway River in Southhampton County - The $9 million project will replace an aging bridge in Southampton on Route 35 over the Nottoway River with a new two-lane bridge.
Awarded to: Waterfront Marine Construction Inc.
Project completion estimate: Fall 2015

Central Virginia and Shenandoah Valley

Bridge replacement on Route 340/522 over the South Fork of the Shenandoah River in Warren County - The $48 million project replaces the bridge structure on Route 340/522 over the South Fork of the Shenandoah River and the Norfolk and Southern Railroad in Warren County. Additionally, the project will reconfigure the intersection of Route 340/522 and Route 55.
Awarded to: G.A. & F.C. Wagman Inc.
Project completion estimate: Winter 2017

Route 3 widening in Culpeper County - This $24 million project will widen Route 3 from a two-lane undivided highway to a four-lane divided highway in Culpeper County.  This is the final section of the Route 3 Corridor to be widened to four lanes.
Awarded to: Branch Highways Inc.
Project completion estimate: Spring 2017

Pavement overlay on I-85 in Mecklenburg and Brunswick Counties – The $17 million project will restore existing pavement on I-85 northbound and southbound in Mecklenburg and Brunswick counties.
Awarded to: Branscome Inc.
Project completion estimate: Spring 2016


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