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Commonwealth Transportation Board OKs Contracts Worth $86M

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The Commonwealth Transportation Board has awarded six contracts worth $86 million for infrastructure improvements in the state.
    
Among the contracts awarded Wednesday for a $222 million project to replace two bridges on Interstate 95 over the Meherrin River in Emporia. The project is expected to be finished in Oct. 2019.
    
The board also awarded an $8.4 million contract for safety improvements on the U.S. 29/460 corridor in Lynchburg and a $34 million contract to rebuild the interchange at exit 14 on Interstate 81 in Abingdon.
    
The other contracts are to build the Western Outer Loop road in Culpeper County, replace the Route 20 bridge over the Slate River in Buckingham County and repair the James Madison Memorial Bridge over the Rappahannock River.

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