ATLANTA, GA – Georgia Department of Transportation (Georgia DOT) awarded 15 construction contracts for statewide transportation projects totaling $26,236,967. The project bids were received on December 20, and contracts were awarded to the lowest qualified bidders on January 3.
The largest single investment resurfacing contract, worth approximately $4 million, was awarded to Robinson Paving Company. The company was hired to mill, plant mix resurface, provide single surface treatment paving and shoulder rehabilitation for 16.5 miles of roadway, on State Route 128 from State Route 90 (White Water Road) to Calhoun Street in Macon and Taylor counties. This contract, along with 9 other resurfacing contracts, represent 56 percent or $14.6 million of the awarded funds.
The largest single investment bridge construction contract, $2.3 million, was awarded to Reames and Son Construction Company, Inc. The company was hired to construct 0.18 mile of a bridge and approaches on Old Wildcat Bridge Road (County Road 399) over Bluestone Creek in Madison County. This contract, along with one other bridge construction contract, represent 14 percent or $3.8 million of the awarded funds.
The remaining 30 percent, or approximately $7.8 million, is allotted for general construction and safety projects at various locations throughout the state. Those projects include installing interchange lighting upgrades, rumble strip upgrades to assist motorists in identifying when their vehicle has left the travel lane and the construction of a roundabout.
The December awards bring the total construction contracts for Fiscal Year 2020 to $196 million. Fiscal Year 2020 began July 1, 2019.
Revisions have been made to the December 2019 letting; a previously deferred contract (PI # M005949) has now been awarded. To view the December Award Announcement, the previously deferred contract and all other bidding information, please visit http://www.dot.ga.gov/PartnerSmart.
Contractors and consultants including Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs), registered small businesses and veteran-owned small businesses interested in bidding on projects or performing work must prequalify with Georgia DOT. To learn more please visit the link below: http://www.dot.ga.gov/PS/Business/Prequalification/PrequalContractors.
Information on project schedules, potential lane closures and detours will be available in advance of activities taking place and will continue throughout the construction phase.
Georgia Department of Transportation plans, constructs and maintains Georgia’s state and federal highways. We’re involved in bridge, waterway, public transit, rail, general aviation, bike and pedestrian programs. And we help local governments maintain their roads. Georgia DOT and its nearly 4,000 employees are committed to delivering a transportation system focused on innovation, safety, sustainability and mobility. The Department’s vision is to boost Georgia’s competitiveness through leadership in transportation.