GDOT Awards $37M in Construction Contracts for July

Staff Report From Georgia CEO

Monday, August 26th, 2019

Georgia DOT awarded 13 construction contracts for statewide transportation projects totaling $37,981,813. The projects included in the award were advertised on June, 21, bids were received on July 19, and contracts were awarded to the lowest qualified bidders on August 2.

The largest single investment contract, worth $6.3 million, was awarded to Robinson Paving Company. The company was hired to resurface 12.92 miles of concrete on US-19/State Route 3 in Taylor and Upson counties. This resurfacing project extends from the Flint River Bridge to north of Cook Road. The project will also rehabilitate the shoulder of US-19/State Route 3. This contract, along with seven other resurfacing contracts, represent 58 percent or $21.9 million of the awarded funds.

The second largest single investment contract, $5.3 million, was awarded to E. R. Snell Contractor, Inc. The company was hired to construct a little over half a mile of bridge on State Route 11 over the Apalachee River in Barrow and Walton counties. This contract, along with one other bridge construction contract, represent 28 percent or $10.5 million of the awarded funds.

The remaining 14 percent or $5.4 million is allotted for additional safety and bridge rehabilitation projects at various locations across the state.

The July awards bring the total construction contracts for Fiscal Year 2020 to $37 million. Fiscal Year 2020 began July 1, 2019.