Dept. of Transportation and Development Announces Bid Results for Statewide Projects
Friday, March 16, 2018 at 12:42:51 PM
BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced today that 13 projects around the state were let on March 14, 2018. Thirteen contractors presented bids totaling $15.4 million.

“As part of DOTD’s accountability to the citizens of Louisiana, we must use the resources at our disposal for maintaining and improving the state’s infrastructure,” said DOTD Secretary Shawn D. Wilson, Ph.D. “As always, we will continue to do our best to improve transportation throughout the state with the funding that we currently have.”

The projects and their apparent low bids are as follows:

Bridge Replacement and Repair:
  • Bud Road and Bonne Idee Road Bridges in Morehouse Parish: $1,212,973.50
  • Percy Burns Road Bridge over Little Crooked Creek in Webster Parish: $773,089.23
  • Nation Road Bridge/Coulee in Acadia Parish: $1,099,391.52
  • Oak Street Bridge over Poydras Bayou in West Baton Rouge Parish: $808,997.15
  • Tangipahoa River Bridge Replacement along LA 442 in Tangipahoa Parish: $3,733,514.25
  • North River Road Bridge Replacement in Livingston Parish: $202,848.63

Pavement/ Overlay:

  • Goodwood Boulevard Rehabilitation between Lobdell Boulevard and Airline Highway in East Baton Rouge Parish: $1,555,135.53
  • Paving, patching, and overlay on LA 307 between LA 20 and LA 182 in Lafourche Parish: $1,669,623.60
  • Paving and improvements on LA 986 at LA 415 in West Baton Rouge Parish: $49,843.00

Congestion Mitigation and Safety:

  • Kenner signs and pavement markings in Jefferson Parish: $127,116.30
  • Read Boulevard at I-10 interstate lighting: $1,180,745.75


  • Greenwood rest area renovations on I-20 in Caddo Parish: $2,147,192.04
  • Lake Shore Drive multi-use path in Calcasieu Parish: $843,026.77
Construction projects are prioritized by road/bridge condition, urgency of improvements, type/volume of traffic, crash records, unforeseeable emergencies that caused damage, and several other factors.

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