Georgia DOT Awards $45 Million in Rehabilitation, Resurfacing Contracts for August

Georgia DOT awarded 21 rehabilitation and resurfacing contracts for statewide transportation projects totaling $45,774,570. The project bids were received on August 16, and contracts were awarded to the lowest qualified bidders on August 30.

The largest single investment contract, worth $5 million, was awarded to S & D Industrial Painting, Inc. This bridge preservation project includes painting of the steel superstructure, placing a co-polymer overlay on the bridge deck and replacing the bridge joints at 9 locations across Cobb County. This contract, along with 10 other bridge rehabilitation contracts, represent 44 percent or $19.9 million of the awarded funds.

The second largest single investment contract, $4.8 million, was awarded to Everett Dykes Grassing Co., Inc. The company was hired to resurface State Route 19 from the Wheeler County Line to north of State Route 29 in Laurens County. This contract, along with eight other resurfacing contracts, represent 50 percent or $22.7 million of the awarded funds.

The remaining six percent or $2.9 million is allotted for a safety project to upgrade traffic signals at various locations across Walton County.

The August awards bring the total construction contracts for Fiscal Year 2020 to $82 million. Fiscal Year 2020 began July 1, 2019.

Award Announcement list. Information on schedules, lane closures and detours will be available in advance of construction activities taking place.

Revisions have been made to the July 2019 letting; the previously deferred contract has been awarded. To view the contract, download the July 2019 Award Announcement Supplemental list.