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I-64 Southside / High Rise Bridge

Industry

States

Partners

ITS

Virginia

Union Metal, CoStar HD, TSR, Moxa, Zinc Five, Image Sensing Systems, Pelco, Korman, GE, Southern Manufacturing, Dudlik, Citel, Shingle & Gibb, ZincFive, Comnet

Customers

Portico Service, Virginia DOT

In 2016, the Commonwealth of Virginia Transportation Board approved a $2.3 billion project that would eventually widen the corridor of I-64 that includes the bridge to eight lanes, and would replace the drawbridge with a 100 feet fixed span bridge, initially planned for 135 feet, as part of the I-64 Southside Widening Project. The current High Rise Bridge has a bridge lift for large marine traffic traveling through the area. The new bridge will have a 100ft vertical clearance without any bridge lifts so roadway traffic is not impacted by marine traffic. The new bridge will also increase capacity for a key evacuation route and provide an additional Express Lane in each direction. The project will tie into the I-64 Express Lanes.


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