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 involve the placement of 270,700 tons of stone in varying locations along the facility and the contractor must complete the project within 510 calendar days. All of the work will be conducted from the water so no traffic delays are expected to occur as a result of this project.

Sanford Actuarial and Benefits Consulting of Rockville, VA was awarded a contract to provide actuarial services related to the District’s Retiree Health Plan and the corresponding Other Post Employment Benefits Liability. All requested services will comply with legal mandates and the District’s reporting requirements under Governmental Accounting Standards Board Statement No. 43 and No. 45.

Additionally, the District was authorized to enter an agreement with Marsh Inc. of Richmond, VA and Brown & Brown Flagship of Norfolk, VA to provide an insurance proposal for the District’s Bridge Floater and Loss of Revenue Coverage placement. Specific insurance markets have been assigned to the selected brokers. The District’s current coverage expires on March 31, 2008.