RMA Powhite Parkway Express Lanes and Toll Plaza


Branscome Richmond/Richmond Metropolitan Authority


Richmond, Virginia

Key Challenges & Project Details

  • Project consisted of the reconfiguration of the existing toll plaza at Powhite and Chippenham Parkways
  • Toll facility construction included a new tunnel, flatwork and raised medians for the seven-lane toll plaza
  • Project required placement of 2500 SY of fiberglass reinforced concrete pavement for seven toll lanes at new toll plaza facility
  • Project included construction of 10’ X 10’ hydraulic cement concrete tunnel below seven toll lanes
  • Project required removal and modification of two toll plaza lanes and canopy, completed in less than 24 hours
  • Project required installation of new drainage system and utilities with two RW-2 retaining walls
  • Project required excavation of 1430 CY of bedrock for installation of the RW-2 retaining walls
  • Other aesthetic improvements included new railings and modular block retaining walls
  • Job was completed on time and under budget
  • No recordable or lost time injuries