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JUN 2018

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TUNNELINGONLINE.COM B U S I N E S S B R I E F S TBM: TUNNEL BUSINESS MAGAZINE // JUNE 2018 Virginia Announces Shortlisted Teams for Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel Expansion Project Three private-sector teams will be invited to submit technical proposals and prices to design and construct the I-64 Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel Expansion. The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has concluded its evaluation of State- ments of Qualifications (SOQs) with the shortlisting of private- sector teams, with three submitting SOQs to the department on ch 2, 2018, in response to a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) dated Dec.15, 2017. "These three candidate teams are strong contenders for the next steps in the competitive process," said Stephen C. Brich, VDOT commissioner. "We are looking forward to learning more about each team's specific plans and capabilities to deliver this vital project." The RFQ gave the teams the option of submitting an SOQ under both or either a bored tunnel construction method or an immersed tube tunnel construction method. Both construction methods are currently under consideration by the department. The shortlisted teams are below in alphabetical order: Hampton Roads Capacity Constructors Lead contractors: Fluor Enterprises Inc. / The Lane Construction Corp. / Traylor Bros. Inc. / Dragages Civil Works Virginia Inc. Lead designer: A echnical Services Inc. Design support: er International / Royal Haskon- ingDHV and Witteveen+Bos Joint Ventur ueser Rutledge Consulting Engineers Shortlisted for bored tunnel and immersed tube tunnel con- struction methods. Hampton Roads Connector Partners Lead contractors: Dr Grands Projets SAS / Dodin Campenon Bernard SAS Joint Venture Lead designer: I-64 Design Joint Venture (HDR Engineering Inc. Design support: Whitman Requardt and Associates LLP / Harris on Inc. / Pre ements Inc. / AI Engineers Inc. / GET Solu ttern & Craig / Athavale Lystad & Associates Inc./ Diversified Property Services Inc. Shortlisted for bored tunnel and immersed tube tunnel construction methods. Skanska Kiewit Joint Venture Lead contractors: Skanska USA Civil Southeast Inc. / Kiewit Infrastructure Co. Lead designer: WSP USA Inc. Design support: COWI / Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc / CAPITA Shortlisted for immersed tube tunnel construction method The teams will be invited to submit detailed technical propos- als and binding prices in fall 2018 for one tunnel construction method. A draft RFP was targeted for release in y 2018. The contract award is anticipated in early 2019 with project comple- tion targeted in 2024.

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