$138.8M Contract Awarded for Second Phase of I-64 Widening

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This map from the Hampton Roads Transportation Accountability Commission shows the second phase of a widening of Interstate 64. (Courtesy HRTAC)
This map from the Hampton Roads Transportation Accountability Commission shows the second phase of a widening of Interstate 64. (Courtesy HRTAC)

The Commonwealth Transportation Board has awarded a contract for the second segment of a project to widen and reconstruct Interstate 64.

Allan Myers VA Inc. of Glen Allen will work on seven miles of I-64 located in Newport News, James City County and York County.

The project includes widening the I-64 corridor from 1.05 miles west of Route 199 (exit 242) to near Lee Hall (exit 247) where the Segment I project ends; adding a travel lane and a shoulder lane in each direction; and rehabilitating existing travel lanes.

The contract is valued at $138.8 million. Construction will begin this fall and the project is set to be finished by the summer of 2019.

WYDaily has teamed up with VDOT to keep commuters updated with the latest information on the widening. Click here for an overview and updates.

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