Dept. of Transportation and Development Announces Bid Results for Statewide Projects
Friday, November 16, 2018 at 10:17:17 AM
BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced today that 37 projects around the state were let on November 14, 2018. Twenty-three contractors presented apparent low bids totaling $110 million.

“This latest bidding is resulting in a $110 million investment in our state’s infrastructure,” said DOTD Secretary Shawn D. Wilson, Ph.D. “There are several major projects coming up, including the rehabilitation of the Atchafalaya River Bridge and repairs to the Lake Vernon Dam. As much progress as we are making, we still have a long way to go in securing funding to create and maintain a world-class infrastructure system in Louisiana.”

The projects and their apparent low bids are as follows:

Bridge Replacement and Repair:
  • Atchafalaya River Bridge rehabilitation on U.S. 90 in St. Mary Parish: $11,964,750.00
  • Electrical and mechanical repairs to Estherwood Pontoon Bridge on LA 91 in Acadia Parish: $795,600.00
  • Replacement of Bayou Des Cannes Bridge on LA 104 in Evangeline Parish: $2,193,566.36
  • Replacement of bridges on Mitchiner Rd. and Gunter Loop in West Carroll Parish: $1,091,133.28
  • Replacement of Little Natalbany Bridge on LA 1064 in Livingston Parish: $2,397,561.50
  • Replacement of Tangipahoa River Bridge on LA 16 in Tangipahoa Parish: $6,953,669.06
  • Replacement of Thompson Creek Bridge on U.S. 61 in East and West Feliciana parishes: $9,236,300.28
Pavement/ Overlay:
  • Milling, patching, and paving on U.S. 80 between Texas St. Bridge and Flat River in Bossier Parish: $6,395,245.78
  • Grading, milling, paving, and drainage on LA 22 between Dalwill Dr. and U.S. 190 in St. Tammany Parish: $2,585,000.00
  • Widening of LA 37 at North Sherwood Forest Dr. in East Baton Rouge Parish: $13,475,086.70
  • Grading, paving, patching, and drainage on Montgomery St. between LA 34 and I-20 in Ouachita Parish: $2,122,187.14
  • Paving, patching, overlay, and bridge railing replacement on LA 2 and U.S. 79 in Claiborne Parish: $4,910,344.48
  • Milling, paving, and drainage on LA 113 between LA 112 and Calcasieu River in Rapides Parish: $1,578,032.42
  • Milling, paving, drainage, and bridge repairs on LA 436 between Monroe Creek Rd. and N. Jct. LA 21 in Washington Parish: $3,227,321.04
  • Milling, paving, overlay, and drainage on LA 441 between LA 442 and St. Helena Parish line in Livingston Parish: $3,386,238.13
  • Milling, paving, patching, overlay, and widening of LA 57 between Thompson Rd. and Cedar Grove Rd. in Terrebonne Parish: $2,186,418.05
  • Milling, patching, overlay, and drainage on LA 565 between LA 129 and LA 600 in Concordia Parish: $1,168,427.40
  • Milling, overlay, patching, and traffic signalization on Sherwood Forest Blvd. between Airline Hwy. and Old Hammond Hwy. in East Baton Rouge Parish: $2,781,390.36
  • Milling, patching, and drainage on LA 92 between N. Jct. LA 700 and LA 343 in Vermilion Parish: $3,735,806.22
  • Milling, overlay, and drainage on Sandal St. between LA 3033 and LA 34 in Ouachita Parish: $950,219.90
  • Grading, milling, overlay, patching, and drainage on Stubbs Vinson Rd. between LA 139 and U.S. 80 in Ouachita Parish: $2,884,808.60
  • Concrete rehabilitation on Westwood Dr. between WB Expressway and Lapalco Blvd. in Jefferson Parish: $5,175,201.80
  • Milling, patching, overlay, and drainage on LA 1228 between LA 34 and U.S. 84 in Winn Parish: $1,439,557.73
  • Grading, milling, overlay, and drainage on LA 957 between LA 412 and LA 955 in East Feliciana Parish: $2,262,764.35
  • Milling, overlay, and drainage on LA 31 between LA 94 and LA 336-1 in St. Martin Parish: $1,648,134.91
  • Patching, milling, overlay, and drainage on LA 64 between LA 1019 and LA 16 in Livingston Parish: $866,230.70
  • Milling and paving of I-310 at southbound mile marker 9 in St. Charles Parish: $129,452.40
  • Patching, milling, and overlay on LA 3227 between Queen St. and LA 164 in Bossier Parish: $649,283.77
Congestion Mitigation and Safety:
  • Roundabout construction on LA 59 at Lonesome Rd. in St. Tammany Parish: $1,885,000.00
  • Turn lane and thru lane construction on U.S. 90B between elevated WB Expressway and Jung Blvd. in Jefferson Parish: $2,185,524.99
  • Pavement marker replacement on I-20 in Lincoln Parish: $208,825.00
  • Pavement marker replacement on I-110 in East Baton Rouge Parish: $209,600.00
  • New Orleans airport interstate signs upgrade in Jefferson and St. Charles parishes: $2,424,242.40
  • Sidewalk with lighting along Acadia Rd. between Audubon Ave. and MLK Dr. in Lafourche Parish: $246,171.65
  • Sidewalk construction on Hanks Dr. and Landis Dr. in East Baton Rouge Parish: $505,616.91
  • Lake Vernon Dam repair in Vernon Parish: $1,067,486.25
  • Dry docking and maintenance of ferry M/V Ascension: $2,816,500.00
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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