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Georgia DOT Awards Nearly $96 Million in Construction Contracts in September

Georgia DOT Awards Nearly $96 Million in Construction Contracts in September

ATLANTA, GA – Georgia Department of Transportation (Georgia DOT) awarded 30 construction contracts for statewide transportation projects totaling $95,903,445.

The largest single investment, worth approximately $18.7 million, was awarded to E.R. Snell Contractor, Inc. This contract consists of two Transportation Investment Act (TIA) projects. The first project will install 3.63 concrete median barrier on US 78 (Gordon Highway) between US 25 (Peach Orchard Road) and Walt Way (County Road 2509); The other will rehabilitate four bridges at various locations on State Route 10 (Gordon Highway). Both projects will take place to in Richmond County.

The contract mentioned above, along with 10 other safety contracts, represent 42 percent or nearly $40 million of the awarded funds. The remaining safety contracts included the installation of cable barriers and rumble strips along various county roadways statewide.

The second largest contract, $9.2 million, was awarded to C.W. Matthews Contracting Co., Inc. to resurface 12.37 miles of roadway, shoulder rehabilitation and milling on State Route 15, from south of Tallulah Falls Bridge to Clayburn Street in Rabun County.

This contract, along with 14 other resurfacing contracts, represent 51 percent or $49.2 million of the awarded funds. An additional (TIA) contract was awarded to East Coast Asphalt, LLC for widening, resurfacing and shoulder rehabilitation at various locations in Charlton County. To learn more visit: https://www.ga-tia.com/.

The remaining seven percent, or $6.7 million, is allotted for bridge rehabilitation and bridge construction projects at various locations throughout the state.

Award Announcement list. Bids for Design-Bid-Build projects were received on September 18 and contracts were awarded to the lowest qualified bidders on October 2.

Supplemental Award Announcement listSupplemental Award Announcement list 2Supplemental Award Announcement list 3 Supplemental Award Announcement list 4  (includes previously deferred projects that have now been let).

The September awards bring the total construction contracts for Fiscal Year 2021 to $292.4 million. This total includes TIA, Design-Bid-Build and locally administered projects. Fiscal Year 2021 began July 1, 2020.

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

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: https://www.dot.ga.gov/PS/Business/Prequalification/PrequalContractors.

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.