VDOT Posts I-81 Bridge Replacement SOQ

VDOT has issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) soliciting Design-Build Statement for the I-81 Bridge Replacement at Exit 114 Project, located in Montgomery County/Town of Christiansburg, Virginia. Access: http://www.virginiadot.org/business/request-for-qualifications.asp to download the RFQ. Project Name: I-81 Bridge Replacement at Exit 114 State Project No: 0081-154-733 Location: Montgomery County/Town of Christiansburg Contract ID No: C00093074DB96 Date: […]

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Design Build RFP Posted for I-66/Rt 5 Park & Ride

VDOT issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to solicit Design-Build Proposals to serve as the Design-Builder for the Park and Ride Lot at I-66/Route 15 Interchange Project in the Town of Haymarket and Prince William County, Virginia. Project Name: Park and Ride Lot at I-66/Route 15 Interchange State Project No: PR15-076-236, P101, R201, C501 Location: […]

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Route 29 Widening, Berkmar Extension Opened

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced the opening of the last two Route 29 Solutions design-build projects during an event Wednesday morning in Albemarle County. These projects provide additional lanes on Route 29 as well as a local road parallel to Route 29 that provides an alternative for motorists traveling north of Charlottesville. The projects expand capacity […]

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VDOT Local Assistance Starter Pack Available

Introduced at the 2016 Local Programs Workshop the LAP Starter Pack is now available on VDOT’s website.  While the LAP manual remains the primary resource for Locally Administered Projects, the primary goal of this “new” guide is to improve local governments understanding of the requirements associated with administering a state and / or federally funded […]

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Keen Named VDOT State Location and Design Engineer

VDOT has announced the selection of Ms. Susan Keen, P.E. as the new State Location and Design Engineer. With 25 years of experience, Susan has held the position of Assistant State Location and Design Engineer in VDOT’s Central Office responsible for VDOT’s roadway, hydraulics and traffic design teams and has oversight responsibilities in Staunton and Culpeper […]

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VDOT Selects Cary as Chief of Innovation and Technology

VDOT Commissioner Charles Kilpatrick, P.E., has announced that Robert H. Cary, P.E., L.S. will be the agency’s new Chief of Innovation and Technology. Cary will concentrate on finding and using new technology, innovative practices and other opportunities to advance transportation infrastructure in Virginia. “New transportation technologies, such as connected and autonomous vehicles, are very exciting especially […]

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Philip Shucet Joins Elizabeth River Crossings as CEO

Elizabeth River Crossings welcomes Philip Shucet as its new Chief Executive Officer.  Shucet, former commissioner of the Virginia Department of Transportation and former CEO of Hampton Roads Transit, is a longtime Hampton Roads resident who has dedicated much of his professional life to improving public transportation.  Greg Woodsmall, ERC’s former CEO, will remain with the […]

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Thrasher to Lead VDOT Richmond District

Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Commissioner Charles Kilpatrick, P.E., announced that Bart A. Thrasher, P.E., will be the agency’s new Richmond District Engineer. Thrasher will be responsible for the construction, maintenance and operations of approximately 18,700 lane miles of roads in the Richmond District’s 14 counties: Amelia, Brunswick, Charles City, Chesterfield, Dinwiddie, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico […]

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I-64 Segment III Project Information Meeting Location Change

The location of the Project Information Meeting for the I-64 Capacity Improvements – Segment III design-build project has changed.  The meeting will be held on April 5, 2017 for potential Offerors at the Hampton Roads Convention Center, 1610 Coliseum Drive, Hampton, Virginia in the Second Floor Conference Room (Room 202) at 9:00 AM (prevailing local time). […]

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VDOT Updates Manuals to 2016 Specification Standards

VDOT’s Claims Manual, Inspection Manual, and Post Construction Manuals were recently updated to be consistent with the 2016 Road and Bridge Specifications. The updated versions are now available online. VDOT is also in the process of updating the Construction Manual which will include guidance for the new Series 800 of the Specs for Intelligent Transportation […]

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