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Elizabeth River Crossings LLC (ERC) is a sole-purpose company created to finance, deliver, operate and maintain the Elizabeth River Tunnels Project (ERT) in Portsmouth and Norfolk, Virginia for the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) through the life of the Comprehensive Agreement, or until 2070.  VDOT maintains ownership and oversight of ERT and its corresponding facilities.

Subcontractors are engaged by ERC to perform specialized operations and maintenance activities at the I-264 Downtown Tunnel, U.S. 58 Midtown Tunnel and V.A. 164 Martin Luther King Jr. Expressway. For more information about current subcontracting opportunities at the Elizabeth River Tunnels, or if you are interested in being part of our database of subcontractors, please contact:

Scott Schlossberg
Procurement Manager
Elizabeth River Crossings OpCo, LLC
152 Tunnel Facility Drive
Portsmouth, VA 23707
Phone: 757-932-4420
Email: SSchlossberg@ERCopco.com

ERT Sub-contracting opportunities include:

  • Facility Maintenance and Support
    • Emergency Response Systems
    • Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)
    • Wrecker Services
    • Tunnel Washing
    • Structural and Crack Repairs
    • Support Buildings (mechanical & electrical systems)
    • Janitorial Services
    • Vehicle and Equipment Purchases
  • Bridge Maintenance
    • Painting
    • Sub-Structure Repairs
    • Deck Repairs and Sealing
    • Joint Sealing / Replacement
  • Roadway Maintenance
    • Paving and Line Striping
    • Fences, Curbs, Gates, Guardrail, Handrail, etc.
    • Signs
    • Street Sweeping
    • Drainage
    • Lighting
    • Winter Maintenance / Snow Plowing

Subcontracting with SKW Constructors

For inquires related to subcontracting opportunities with Skanska/Kiewit/Weeks Marine (SKW Constructors JV), the design-build contractor for the ERT Project, please contact southeast.procurement@skanska.com.


DBE – SWaM Outreach Program

ERC is committed to ensuring equal subcontracting opportunities for Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) and Small, Women- and Minority-owned (SWaM) businesses at ERT Project. In fact, the involvement of local, disadvantaged, minority and women-owned businesses is essential to the ERT’s success.

ERT DBE and SWaM program fulfillment is managed by VDOT to ensure equal opportunity and non-discrimination in programs, services and employment practices.

Firms interested in participating in the DBE/SWaM program should become certified as a DBE and/or SWaM vendor in its respective areas of work. The DBE program is administered pursuant to U.S. Department of Transportation regulations, 49 CFR Part 26. The SWaM certification program is administered by the Virginia Department of Minority Business Enterprise (DMBE) in accordance with Executive Order No. 33.

For additional information about the DBE program and SWaM certification, please visit the VDOT Civil Rights Division website (https://www.virginiadot.org/business/bu-civil-rights-home.asp) or contact VDOT Hampton Roads District Civil Rights at 757-925-2519 or Queen.Crittendon@vdot.virginia.gov .