GDOT Awards $89M in Construction Contracts for March
Monday, April 29th, 2019
Georgia DOT has awarded 29 construction contracts for statewide transportation projects totaling $89,369,686. The projects included in the award were advertised on February 22, bids were received on March 22, and contracts were awarded to the lowest qualified bidders on April 5.
The largest single investment is a $16.8 million contract to resurface 15.1 miles of roadway on I-75/State Route 401 from State Route 36 to State Route 155. The project, extends across Butts, Henry and Spalding counties, was awarded to C.W. Matthews Contracting Co., Inc. and E.R. Snell Contractors, Inc. The second largest project was a $15.2 million contract to resurface 9.52 miles of roadway on I-20/State Route 402 from west of Sweetwater Creek to west of State Route 5. This contract was also awarded to C.W. Matthews Contracting Co., Inc. and E.R. Snell Contractors, Inc. Both contracts, along with 22 other resurfacing contracts, represent 93 percent of the awarded funds.
Safety contracts represent five percent of the awarded funds, or $4.4 million. A $2.3 million contract was awarded to upgrade 26.48 miles of pavement markings on I-16/State Route 404 from east of State Route 29 to the Candler County line in southeast Georgia. This project will take place in both Emanuel and Treutlen counties.
The remaining two percent or $1.93 million of the awarded funds is for a single construction project to widen and reconstruct 1.32 miles of passing lanes on US 27/State Route 1 at Mulberry Creek to north of Hudson Mill Rd. This project will take place in Harris County.
The March awards bring the total construction contracts for Fiscal Year 2019 to $483 million. Fiscal Year 2019 began July 1, 2018.