CAPE CHARLES, VA – The Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel Commission has selected HNTB to serve as Construction Manager for the Parallel Thimble Shoal Tunnel Project (“Project”).  HNTB is a nationwide firm recognized as infrastructure experts, showcasing design and technical excellence on some of the top infrastructure projects around the world.  Additionally, Engineering News Record ranked them as one of the top 25 Engineering firms in the country.

HNTB was chosen through a competitive proposal process and they will provide the overall contract administration of the Construction Management program for the District, providing construction management, inspection, document control, claims management and avoidance, risk management, safety, value engineering and engineering support throughout the Parallel Thimble Shoal Tunnel Project.

In August, four (4) Design-Build teams were shortlisted to move forward in the next phase of this two-step design-build procurement process and the District issued the Draft RFP for Design-Build Services for the Parallel Thimble Shoal Tunnel Project.

Proprietary meetings are currently being conducted with the Design-Build teams for the purpose of understanding each intended approach to the Project as well as to obtain Team comments on the draft RFP Documents.

Further information about the Project is available by clicking here.