A. R. Chesson Construction has been awarded a construction contract for the Great Bridge Battlefield Visitor Center in Chesapeake, Virginia. The facility will be a Georgian Revival design reflecting the architectural style of the late 18th century. This 12,000 sq. ft. building will be located adjacent to a reclaimed portion of the original battle site. It will house a 100-seat auditorium for multi-media presentations and lectures. The center also has a 3,000 sq. ft. permanent gallery, a 2,000 sq. ft. gallery for changing exhibits, a gift shop and a multipurpose catering room with a catering kitchen for social and civic events.