Dept. of Transportation and Development Announces Bid Results for Statewide Projects
Friday, May 28, 2021 at 9:32:33 AM
BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced today that 11 projects around the state were let on May 26, 2021. Nine contractors presented apparent low bids totaling $36.8 million.

“This second letting in May brings our infrastructure investment this month to $74 million,” said DOTD Secretary Shawn D. Wilson, Ph.D. “One of the notable projects let that will be starting soon is the rehabilitation of a segment of I-10 in Iberville Parish, a project that includes the installation of life-saving cable barriers. As always, safety is our top priority.”

The projects and their apparent low bids are as follows:

Bridge Replacement and Repair:

  • Replacement of Palmetto Company Canal Bridge on LA 10 in St. Landry Parish: $4,993,947.69
  • Replacement of Breithaupt Cutoff Road Bridge over Rhinehart Creek in LaSalle Parish: $502,019.95

Pavement/ Overlay:

  • Milling, patching, widening, and overlay on LA 13 between 2.7 miles north of LA 14 and 0.2 miles north of Acadia Parish line in Acadia and Vermilion parishes: $2,714,191.05
  • Grading, overlay, milling, patching, drainage, and cable barriers on I-10 between the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge and the West Baton Rouge Parish line in Iberville Parish: $18,727,509.11

Congestion Mitigation and Safety:

  • Intersection improvements at U.S. 61 and LA 3152 in Jefferson Parish: $6,095,000.00
  • Upgrade of warning devices on LA 378 at Union Pacific railroad crossing in Calcasieu Parish: $597,496.43
  • Pavement markings and striping on U.S. 90Z in Jefferson Parish: $1,646,225.00


  • Cross drain replacement on LA 114 west of Hessmer in Avoyelles Parish: $344,397.00
  • Electrical and architectural repairs to Calcasieu River West Fork moveable bridge on LA 378 in Calcasieu Parish: $330,000.00
  • Hydraulic cylinder rehabilitation on Daspit Bridge on LA 86 in Iberia Parish: $235,500.00
  • Sidewalk improvements along U.S. 190 in St. Tammany Parish: $569,000.00

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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