Dept. of Transportation and Development Announces Bid Results for Statewide Projects
Thursday, March 12, 2020 at 8:11:56 AM
BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced today that 15 projects around the state were let on March 11, 2020. Twelve contractors presented apparent low bids totaling $45.9 million.

“We’ve had to close quite a few bridges in our state in recent years, so we’re thrilled that there are four bridge replacement and rehabilitation projects included in this letting,” said DOTD Secretary Shawn D. Wilson, Ph.D. “But we still have much work to do with our infrastructure system, and we will continue finding innovative means of funding for those much-needed projects.”

The projects and their apparent low bids are as follows:

Bridge Replacement and Repair:
  • Replacement of Black Bayou Bridge on LA 530 in Caddo Parish: $3,536,220.58
  • Replacement of Bayou Chevreuil Bridge on LA 20 in St. James Parish: $11,690,767.39
  • Replacement of Hwy. 41 spur bridge over Gum Creek in St. Tammany Parish: $1,278,482.64
  • Rehabilitation of Bayou Teche Bridge on LA 336-1 in St. Martin Parish: $4,834,935.05
Pavement/ Overlay:
  • Milling, overlay, and drainage on LA 512 and LA 483 between U.S. 171 and LA 175 in Desoto Parish: $5,616,967.42
  • Milling, patching, and overlay on Prejean Rd. in Lafayette Parish: $407,271.97
  • Patching, paving, and drainage on LA 3073 between U.S. 167 and Kaliste Saloom Rd. in Lafayette Parish: $5,896,410.04
  • Milling, patching, and overlay of Parkwood Dr. between Glenwood Dr. and LA 143 in Ouachita Parish: $605,034.90
  • Grading, milling, patching, overlay, and drainage on LA 24 and LA 20 between LA 664 and Ducros Rd. in Terrebonne Parish: $7,997,923.93
  • Milling, patching, and overlay on Well Rd. between New Natchitoches Rd. and I-20 in Ouachita Parish: $725,269.20
  • Grading, overlay, and drainage on Hadley St. between U.S. 165 and Nutland Rd. in Ouachita Parish: $708,911.30
Congestion Mitigation and Safety:
  • Roundabout on LA 3144 at Susek Dr. in Rapides Parish: $1,067,675.69
  • Signage and pavement markings in Slidell in St. Tammany Parish: $239,808.70
  • Installation of eastbound and westbound left turn lanes on LA 3125 at LA 642 in St. James Parish: $1,061,777.00
  • Sidewalks, lighting, and streetscaping on Adams St. and Common St. in Franklin Parish: $280,669.50

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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