Construction progresses on the I-64 High Rise Bridge and Southside Widening Project. Click here to watch an interview with Project Director Mike Prezioso on WCTV-Chesapeake Television, WC-TV is the local cable TV station for the City of Chesapeake.
A major highway expansion in Chesapeake will ease traffic congestion and benefit the local economy by 2021, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation.
Construction is just getting started on the Interstate 64 Southside/High Rise Bridge project. It includes building a new bridge and widening almost 9 miles of interstate from four to six lanes between Bowers Hill and just past the I-464 interchange.
“Big picture-wise, the two main priorities are to reduce congestion and provide travel choices for people,” said Dave Forster, a spokesman for VDOT’s Hampton Roads District.
A $409.6 million bridge and highway project under way in Chesapeake, Va., constitutes the largest design-build contract awarded by the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) to date.
The work involves improvements and expanded capacity along nearly 9 mi. of I-64 and the creation of a new fixed-span bridge with 100-ft. vertical clearance.
Construction is underway on the High Rise Bridge Project! Click here to watch an interview with Project Director Mike Prezioso on WCTV-Chesapeake Television, WC-TV is the local cable TV station for the City of Chesapeake.
The High Rise Bridge Project is officially underway. This heavily traveled section of Interstate 64 is getting a much needed expansion for today’s traffic demands.
In one of his last official acts, McAuliffe marks start of project in 8.75-mile corridor
CHESAPEAKE – Governor Terry McAuliffe today broke ground on the I-64 Southside Widening and High Rise Bridge Project, the largest design-build project to date for the Virginia Department of Transportation with a contract worth nearly $410 million.
High Rise Bridge Groundbreaking 1-12-2018 from Seventh Point Ad on Vimeo.
Project will also widen 8 miles of I-64 in Chesapeake
SUFFOLK – The Commonwealth Transportation Board awarded a $409.6 million contract Tuesday to Granite/Parsons/Corman, Joint Venture of Tarrytown, NY, to widen about 8 miles of Interstate 64 and construct a new High Rise Bridge adjacent to the existing span in the Hampton Roads District. The award is the largest design-build contract in Virginia Department of Transportation history.