Dept. of Transportation and Development Announces Bid Results for Statewide Projects
Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 2:10:29 PM
BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced today that 12 projects around the state were let on October 21, 2020. Nine contractors presented apparent low bids totaling $27.3 million.

“We’re offering improvements to 12 more areas around the state in need of attention at this letting,” said DOTD Secretary Shawn D. Wilson, Ph.D. “As always, we want to make sure that citizens of our state, as well as visitors, will continuously see improvements to our infrastructure system, giving them the traveling experience they deserve.”

The projects and their apparent low bids are as follows:

Bridge Replacement and Repair:

  • Replacement of Union Pacific Railroad overpass on U.S. 84 in LaSalle Parish: $8,939,236.90

Pavement/ Overlay:

  • Milling, patching, and overlay on LA 67 between East Baton Rouge Parish line and 8 miles north of East Baton Rouge Parish line in East Feliciana Parish: $4,548,798.13
  • Milling, paving, and drainage on LA 10 between Lookout Road and Bailey Road in Vernon Parish: $2,932,801.28
  • Grading, milling, overlay, and drainage on Thibodeaux Road in East Baton Rouge Parish: $940,352.23
  • Grading, milling, patching, overlay, and drainage on Benton Lane in Livingston Parish: $631,913.18
  • Milling, patching, overlay, and drainage on Garrett Road between LA 15 and Austin Street in Ouachita Parish: $598,968.72

Congestion Mitigation and Safety:

  • Roundabouts at U.S. 90 and LA 88 in Iberia Parish: $6,986,179.52
  • Turn lanes at LA 427 and Quail Drive in East Baton Rouge Parish: $397,400.29
  • Right turn lane on LA 378 southbound at Phillips Road in Calcaiseu Parish: $419,180.32
  • Signage and striping on Constitution Drive in Ouachita Parish: $164,662.00
  • Acceleration lane on U.S. 61 southbound between LA 50 and I-310 in St. Charles Parish: $223,670.51


  • Multiuse path on Marconi Drive in Orleans Parish: $474,641.90

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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