VDOT’s design-build contract for the Route 460 Connector Phase I in Buchanan County was awarded to Bizzack Construction, LLC., Lexington, Ky. in August 2009.  Construction began spring 2011. C J Mahan the bridge subcontractor retained Wilson & Associates to provide complete construction engineering and surveying services for the two cast-in-place segmental arch bridges.

The Route 460 Connector Phase I includes design and construction of:

  • Twin high-level bridges, 1700 linear feet in length, located over Conaway Road (Route 610) and Grassy Creek.  When completed the over 250-foot-high bridges will be the tallest in Virginia.
  • A .8-mile four-lane divided highway (US Route 460) starting at the Kentucky State Line.
  • An access ramp to Route 80, improving access to Breaks Interstate Park.  This includes the construction of a bridge crossing Route 768.
  • Secondary connections to Routes 609 and 693 from Route 80.

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