Photo courtesy of Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel Commission Thimble Shoals Channel off Virginia coast would be site of anticipated new Chesapeake Bay tunnel crossing. Related Links: Virginia Will Build Tunnel as Design-Build After Rejecting Unsolicited Public-Private Proposal ENR Blog: Va. Bridge-Tunnel Passes on P3 Tunnel Project Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel Commission Parallel Thimble Shoal Channel Tunnel Project Link The Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel Commission (CBBT) selected a team led by Jacobs Engineering Group, Pasadena, Calif., to serve as design manager for a new design-build tunnel. The project will parallel one of two existing subsurface structures along the 23-mile toll
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.