Dept. of Transportation and Development Announces Bid Results for Statewide Projects
Friday, December 11, 2020 at 8:02:49 AM
BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced today that 11 projects around the state were let on December 9, 2020. Nine contractors presented apparent low bids totaling $10.9 million.

“As this year comes to a close, we’re proud to announce several more projects around the state that will be starting shortly,” said DOTD Secretary Shawn D. Wilson, Ph.D. “2020 has been a trying year for everybody, so we’re glad to end it on a positive note for Louisiana’s citizens.”

The projects and their apparent low bids are as follows:

Bridge Replacement and Repair:
  • Replacement of Rouge Bayou Bridge on LA 360 in St. Landry Parish: $2,648,611.99
  • Replacement of Dixie Church and Setliff Rd. bridges in Rapides Parish: $1,098,063.50
  • Realignment of Endom Bridge approach in Ouachita Parish: $857,591.66
Pavement/ Overlay:
  • Grading, milling, patching, widening, and overlay on U.S. 90 between LA 14 and LA 397 in Calcasieu Parish: $1,320,467.11
  • Milling, patching, overlay, and drainage on LA 923 between LA 3101 and end of maintenance in Catahoula Parish: $891,692.20
Congestion Mitigation and Safety:
  • Traffic signalization on Veterans Blvd. in Jefferson Parish: $513,555.00
  • Turn lane extension on U.S. 371 at U.S. 80 in Webster Parish: $276,866.20
  • Raised pavement markers on I-10 between Jefferson Davis Parish line and I-49 in Acadia and Lafayette parishes: $331,822.00
  • Phase 1 of shared-use path between Scotlandville Pkwy. and downtown Baton Rouge in East Baton Rouge Parish: $1,579,226.55
  • Drainage improvement on LA 73 in East Baton Rouge Parish: $795,093.00
  • Mermentau River boat ramp replacement on U.S. 90 in Acadia Parish: $575,211.00
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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