Dept. of Transportation and Development Announces Bid Results for Statewide Projects
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 2:31:21 PM
BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced today that 22 projects around the state were let on July 11, 2018. Nineteen contractors presented bids totaling $59.4 million.

“As always, we at DOTD are doing our best with investing in our state’s infrastructure,” said DOTD Secretary Shawn D. Wilson, Ph.D. “We will continue using our current resources carefully in order to keep Louisiana’s transportation system running.”

The projects and their apparent low bids are as follows:

Bridge Replacement and Repair:
  • Replacement of bridges along LA 12 in Calcasieu Parish: $24,239,899.10
  • Replacement of Eaves Road and Jefferson Avenue bridges in Lincoln Parish: $597,246.55
  • Replacement of Mouton Road, West Division Street, and Powell Road bridges in Jefferson Davis Parish: $2,655,186.65
  • Overlay and repairs of Corney Lake Bridge along LA 9 in Claiborne Parish: $1,191,725.26
  • Interim repairs until permanent replacement of I-10 overpass along U.S. 90 in Calcasieu Parish: $1,975,162.60
  • Repairs of I-10 overpass along LA 27 in Calcasieu Parish: $1,292,938.99
  • Electrical and mechanical repairs to vertical lift bridges on LA 14, LA 336-1, and LA 344 in Iberia and St. Martin parishes: $393,920.00
Pavement/ Overlay:
  • Milling, patching, overlay, and drainage on LA 45 and LA 560-4 in Jefferson Parish: $1,271,777.00
  • Grading, patching, paving, and drainage on John Stine Road between Myrtle Springs and Foster in Calcasieu Parish: $4,750,568.97
  • Grading, patching, overlay, drainage, and traffic signalization on LA 1077 between LA 21 and U.S. 190 in St. Tammany Parish: $2,614,656.68
  • Grading, overlay, and paving Edwards Road between LA 3033 and Pine Ridge Road in Ouachita Parish: $595,749.50
  • Paving and patching LA 127 between LA 776 and 1.4 miles south of LA 460 in LaSalle Parish: $1,031,711.05
  • Grading, patching, overlay, widening, and drainage on LA 128 between Gilbert and Como in Franklin Parish: $2,184,870.05
  • Paving, patching, and overlay of LA 44 between LA 54 and St. James Parish line in St. John the Baptist Parish: $365,037.61
  • Patching, paving, overlay and drainage on LA 813-3 between U.S. 167 and Hodge in Jackson Parish: $376,628.75
  • Grading, paving, drainage, and temporary traffic signalization on Canal Boulevard between Robert E. Lee Boulevard and Amethyst Street in Orleans Parish: $4,520,571.30
Congestion Mitigation and Safety:
  • Installation of turn lanes on LA 3225 at LA 623 in Rapides Parish: $1,256,484.54
  • Installation of cable barriers along I-49 in Natchitoches Parish: $5,700,646.52
  • Restriping of Choctaw Road in Lafourche Parish: $103,279.80
  • Installation of sidewalks, handicapped curb ramps, lighting, and traffic signalization along Masonic Drive in Rapides Parish: $597,246.55
  • Abita Springs yard renovations in St. Tammany Parish: $868,191.89
  • Sidewalk installation in downtown Jean Lafitte in Jefferson Parish: $332,403.57
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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