vdot issues notice to proceed to route 29 solutions contractor
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VDOT issues Notice to Proceed to Route 29 Solutions contractor

route 29The Virginia Department of Transportation has given official Notice to Proceed to Lane-Corman Joint Venture to begin design and construction of three Route 29 Solutions projects.

The design-build team is comprised primarily of three companies: Lane Construction Corp., of Chantilly, Corman Construction Inc., of Chesterfield, and engineering firm RK&K of Richmond.

Preliminary engineering began in June of 2014 and final design will be completed by the design-builder.

Lane/Corman’s contract includes the following:

The $116,746,000 contract for delivery of those three projects has a fixed completion date of Oct. 30, 2017.

The Route 29 Solutions program includes eight highway projects to improve safety and increase mobility along the Route 29 corridor in Charlottesville and Albemarle County. In addition to the design-build contract, adaptive signal technology is being installed at 21 intersections on the corridor, Hillsdale Drive will be extended south to Hydraulic Road, the Route 29/250 interchange project has been awarded and construction has begun.

Preliminary engineering will be done to recommend improvements to the Route 29/Hydraulic Road intersection and an additional extension of Hillsdale Drive. The initiative also fully funds a second daily passenger train between Lynchburg and Washington, D.C.

 

For more information go to www.Route29Solutions.org.

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