The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, signed an agreement July 18 with the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) to begin an approximately $3 million, three-year study on possible ways to address coastal flooding and storm damage across more than 57 square miles in the District of Columbia and surrounding areas of suburban Maryland and northern Virginia.
Arcadis was awarded an approximate $11.6 million contract by the City of Norfolk, Va., to design stormwater infrastructure enhancements to protect Ohio Creek communities against future flooding and continued sea level rise.
The Heavy Construction Contractors Association (HCCA) recognized the Dewberry-designed, I-66 widening design-build project in Virginia with its Excellence in Infrastructure Award for a project over $15 million.
The Commonwealth of Virginia accepted a proposal from Transurban to deliver an eight-mile extension of the I-395 Express Lanes.
Macquarie Atlas Roads (MQA) announced that it will exercise its pre-emptive right to acquire the remaining 50 percent economic interest in the Dulles Greenway for $445 million.
christopher consultants, ltd. acquired Paciulli, Simmons & Associates, Ltd. (PSA), a civil engineering, surveying and land planning firm, effective January 31, 2017. PSA, headquartered in Leesburg, Va., has been recognized as the oldest business in the Washington Metropolitan area.
The Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) unanimously approved a preferred alternative to ease congestion and improve travel on the I-64 Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Build America Bureau will provide a $338.5 million Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) loan to finance the construction of a new tunnel at Thimble Shoal Channel on the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel.
Terracon established its first Virginia office locations through the acquisition of Geotechnical Consulting & Testing Inc.