Dept. of Transportation and Development Announces Bid Results for Statewide Projects
Friday, October 15, 2021 at 10:13:50 AM
BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced today that nine projects around the state were let on October 13, 2021. Nine contractors presented apparent low bids totaling $24.8 million.

“Although it’s a short list, we have several important projects that were let this month, including three bridge replacements,” said DOTD Secretary Shawn D. Wilson, Ph.D. “We’ll be rehabilitating pavement in several areas of the state, including the heavily traveled I-10 in Lake Charles. With each letting, citizens of Louisiana can know that we’re continuously working on improvements to our state’s infrastructure.”

The projects and their apparent low bids are as follows:

Bridge Replacement and Repair:

  • Replacement of LA 392 bridges near Hornbeck in Vernon Parish: $5,131,701.93
  • Replacement of Million Dollar Rd./Hosmer Mill Rd. bridges in St. Tammany Parish: $4,830,850.00
  • Replacement of West Loyola and Metairie Heights bridges in Jefferson Parish: $1,952,118.67

Pavement/ Overlay:

  • Paving and signage on I-10 between I-510 and end of Twin Span Bridge in Orleans Parish: $4,297,127.15
  • Grading, milling, patching, overlay, and drainage on Wall Williams Rd. between Good Hope Rd. and Whites Ferry Rd. in Ouachita Parish: $2,886,671.15
  • Milling, patching, and paving on Rapides Ave. and 3rd St. in Rapides Parish: $3,015,047.16
  • Patching on I-10 between Calcasieu River and U.S. 171 in Calcasieu Parish: $1,987,987.00

Congestion Mitigation and Safety:

  • Turn lane construction at Lindberg Dr. and U.S. 190 in St. Tammany Parish: $358,220.88


  • Sidewalks and crosswalk at Fenton Elementary School in Jefferson Davis Parish: $380,008.32
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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