Contractor on High Rise Bridge project works to repair potholes


CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — The contractor working on a project to widen Interstate 64 and build a new High Rise Bridge was making pothole repairs along the corridor Monday.

Dispatchers told they received several calls Monday night about a pothole.

An official with the Virginia Department of Transportation said the contractor is scheduled to be back out Thursday night to make additional repairs.

A $409.6 million contract was awarded in 2017 to add six lanes and add one High Occupancy Toll (HOT) lane in each direction and build a new High Rise Bridge adjacent to the existing one.

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