Michelle Earl 276-696-3283


Dec. 17, 2012

Highway projects valued at $8.6 million awarded for southwestern Virginia

RICHMOND – The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) recently awarded five contracts valued at approximately $8.6 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.

W-L Construction & Paving, Inc., Chilhowie received two contracts valued at $5.4 million to pave various routes in Wise and Dickenson counties.    

Elk Knob, Inc., Pennington Gap, received three contracts:

  •  A $2.7 million contract to reconstruct Route 614 (Barnrock Road) in Washington County, from the intersection of Route 802 to the intersection of Route 622

  • A $343,856 contract to widen a section of Route 828 in Scott County, from Route 753 to just under two miles west of Route 23 in Scott County

  • A $246,115 contract to perform curve widening on Route 651 in Wise County, from 2.55 mile north of Alternate Route 58 to 2.65 mile north of Alternate Route 58.

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