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Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel Commission Selects Construction Firm for Substructure Repair Project

CAPE CHARLES, VA – The Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel Commission has selected Precon Construction Company to perform substructure repairs to the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel.
Precon Construction Company was chosen through a competitive bidding process to perform various repairs to the concrete substructure units, or piles that support the roadway. Robert Johnson, Director of Maintenance for the Chesapeake …
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Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel Awards Scour Remediation Project, Insurance Broker and Actuarial Services Contracts

CAPE CHARLES, VA – The Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel Commission awarded several contracts at its regularly scheduled meeting of January 8, 2008.
Skanska USA Civil Southeast Incorporated of Virginia Beach, VA was chosen through a competitive bidding process to perform tunnel and trestle scour remediation along the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel. This $19 million project will …
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Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel Implements Recycling Program

CAPE CHARLES, VA – In an effort to be as environmentally friendly as possible, the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel District has implemented a recycling program across the facility.
The Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel District voluntarily takes this step to reduce harmful impacts on the environment. Recycling containers have been located across the facility in …
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Initial Phase of Tunnel Retrofit Project Completed at the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel

Cape Charles, Va. – Work on the Tunnel Retrofit Project at the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel (CBBT) reached the halfway point on Tuesday, July 28 with the completion of repairs in the Thimble Shoals Channel Tunnel, the southernmost of the CBBT’s two tunnels.
The first phase of this project repaired more than 147,000 cracked and delaminated wall …
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Pilot Project for LED Lighting Begins at the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel

CAPE CHARLES, VA – In an effort to curb escalating utility costs, the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel (CBBT) has initiated a pilot project to test new LED roadway lighting technology on the facility.
Three LED roadway lights, supplied by S&S Sales and manufactured by Beta LED, were installed near the 14 mile post of the northbound span …
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Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel Receives 2008 “Award of Excellence”

CAPE CHARLES, VA – The Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel recently received the 2008 “Award for Excellence” in the Transportation Category from International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI).
Each year, ICRI conducts an awards program to honor and recognize outstanding projects in the concrete repair industry. Founded in 1988, the Institute is focused on improving the quality of concrete …
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Drifting Barge Causes Temporary CBBT Closure

CAPE CHARLES, VA – Travelers on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel were delayed for approximately 45 minutes this morning as a runaway barge brushed past the bridge. At approximately 7:00 am on March 30, 2009, the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel was notified by the United States Coast Guard that a barge was adrift about 1.5 miles …
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A Bridge To Naval History

Norfolk, Virginia – The Hampton Roads Naval Museum has cooperated with the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel District to provide a series of outdoor exhibits highlighting the history of the Navy on the Chesapeake Bay. When you travel across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel (CBBT), stop on the southernmost man-made island to learn about the rich …
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New Bridge-Tunnel Signs Will Tell Millions About Bay’s Plight

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA. – The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) and the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel (CBBT) have joined forces to encourage the public to assist in the effort to “Save The Bay.” As part of the initiative, new signs are being erected to remind travelers of the importance of restoring the health of the Chesapeake Bay.
The …
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