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Media Coverage-High Rise Bridge Expansion Project
Media Coverage-High Rise Bridge Expansion Project

HRTAC, in funding partnership with Virginia's SMART SCALE Program, is providing the majority of  the funding for The High Rise Bridge Expansion project , the largest design build contract award in Virginia history valued at $409.6 million dollars.

HRTAC is utilizing a combination of its dedicated regional gas and sales and use tax revenues to fund the project. Below find the media coverage for this project:

October 24, 2017 Official VDOT Press Release

Richmond Times Dispatch, October 24, 2017  $406.9 million: VDOT awards largest-ever design-build contract for Hampton Roads bridge, highway widening project"

WAVY, October 24, 2017 "Contract awarded for additional I-64 High Rise Bridge" (video)

WTKR, October 24, 2017 "$409.6 million contract awarded for new high rise bridge, I-64 widening" 

Virginian Pilot, October 24, 2017 "High-Rise Bridge and I-64 widening contract approved, comes in millions lower than estimate"

13 News, October 25, 2017 "Largest desgn build contract in VDOT history allows changes to roadways" (video)