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)