Posts Categorized: PTST

#1 Island Prepares to Close for Tunnel Construction

The southernmost island of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel, also known as #1 Island or One Island on the Bay, closed to the public on September 30, 2017, as island construction commenced for the Parallel Thimble Shoal Tunnel.
The restaurant and gift shop will be closed permanently; however, the fishing pier will be reconstructed and reopen to …
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CBBT to Host Groundbreaking Ceremony

The Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel Commission will host a groundbreaking ceremony for the Parallel Thimble Shoal Channel Tunnel on Monday, September 18, beginning at 11:30 a.m.

This event will be held on the southernmost island of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel and the public is invited to attend.

Lt. Governor Ralph Northam, Secretary of Transportation Aubrey Layne, …
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CBBT to Host Public Information Meetings

The Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel District will host a series of public information meetings for the purpose of informing the public about the recent award of the contract to construct the Parallel Thimble Shoal Tunnel.  Information will be provided on the Project’s development, procurement, and construction methodology and funding.
Meetings will be held on:

Tuesday, August …
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CBBT Commission Awards Contract for the Construction of the Parallel Thimble Shoal Channel Tunnel

Cape Charles, VA – The Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel Commission has awarded the Dragados Team a contract to construct a new parallel tunnel at the Thimble Shoal Channel.  This award marks the end of a 3.5-year project development and procurement process that leveraged a lowest price, technically acceptable acquisition strategy. The Dragados Team, a joint …
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Revised Proposals for the Construction of Parallel Thimble Shoal Tunnel Received

Cape Charles, VA – The Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel Commission announced earlier today that revised technical and price proposals have been received from all three teams in the competitive procurement to construct a new parallel tunnel at the Thimble Shoal Channel.  Revised technical proposals were submitted on July 12, 2016, and all three teams …
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Final Technical Proposals and Price Proposals Received for the Parallel Thimble Shoal Tunnel Project

Cape Charles, VA – Today, (April 29, 2016) the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel District (the District) received Final Technical Proposals and Price Proposals for the Parallel Thimble Shoal Tunnel Project as follows:

Design-Build Team

Proposed Tunnel Construction Method

Proposal Price

Archer Western-Vinci Construction TunnelBuilders (AWVC)

Bored

$1,071,683,000

Bouygues TP/Traylor/Manson (BTM JV)

Bored

$1,016,046,800

Dragados Team: Dragados USA and Schiavone Construction Company, LLC

Bored

$1,092,000,000

Proposal review will …
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