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HRBT Tunnel Talk

Mar 1, 2023

Learn more about Katherine the Slurry Treatment Plant (STP), the counterpart to Mary the TBM in the tunnel boring process. HRBT Tunnel Talk Host Brooke Grow is joined by HRCP's Ancillary Equipment Manager Javier Fernandez, as well as TBM and STP Manager George Mizzi. They'll describe the STP and provide an overview...

Nov 16, 2022

Ever wonder what goes on in the mind of a child? Now, you can hear it firsthand. Communications Manager Brooke Grow and Staff Engineer Philip Casteen answer a myriad of colorful and creative questions that kids have about the HRBT Expansion Project. 

Sep 23, 2022

With a price tag of $3.9 billion, the HRBT Expansion Project was a huge undertaking made possible through regional cooperation. Catch up on project progress with Project Director Jim Utterback and hear about regional transportation funding from the Honorable Mayor Donnie Tuck of Hampton, and chair of the Hampton...

Aug 22, 2022

In this episode, Project Director Jim Utterback shares an update on the project and HRCP's Carlos Ramo provides insight into what goes into reassembling Mary, the Tunnel Boring Machine. 

Jul 20, 2022

What does an Olympian have to do with the HRBT Expansion Project? Find out on this episode. Project Director Jim Utterback provides a project update, while VDOT's Bradley Weidenhammer and HRCP's Brian Ballard share planned construction activities, lane closures and tips for traveling through the project corridor....