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You can connect with the two competing design teams for the HRBT Expansion Project at this meeting

The Virginia Department of Transportation is hosting an outreach event on Oct. 25 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Hampton Roads Convention Center.

Attendees can take this opportunity to connect directly with the VDOT project team and the two Design-Build (D-B) teams who are competing for the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel Expansion Project.

Businesses will also have access to services that can help them certify as a Virginia DBE (disadvantaged business enterprise) or register as a SWaM (small, women and minority owned business).

The meeting is also a chance to network with other small business resources.

Space is limited so be sure to register here for the event by Oct. 22.

There is no cost to attend this event.


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John Mangalonzo
John Mangalonzo ( is the managing editor of Local Voice Media’s Virginia papers – WYDaily (Williamsburg), Southside Daily (Virginia Beach) and HNNDaily (Hampton-Newport News). Before coming to Local Voice, John was the senior content editor of The Bellingham Herald, a McClatchy newspaper in Washington state. Previously, he served as city editor/content strategist for USA Today Network newsrooms in St. George and Cedar City, Utah. John started his professional journalism career shortly after graduating from Lyceum of The Philippines University in 1990. As a rookie reporter for a national newspaper in Manila that year, John was assigned to cover four of the most dangerous cities in Metro Manila. Later that year, John was transferred to cover the Philippine National Police and Armed Forces of the Philippines. He spent the latter part of 1990 to early 1992 embedded with troopers in the southern Philippines as they fought with communist rebels and Muslim extremists. His U.S. journalism career includes reporting and editing stints for newspapers and other media outlets in New York City, California, Texas, Iowa, Utah, Colorado and Washington state.

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