Georgia DOT Awards $31M in Construction Contracts for October

Staff Report From Georgia CEO

Thursday, November 21st, 2019

Georgia DOT awarded 20 construction contracts for statewide transportation projects totaling $31,204,502.59. The project bids were received on October 18, and contracts were awarded to the lowest qualified bidders on November 1.

The largest single investment contract, worth nearly $6 million, was awarded to Talley Construction Company, Inc. The contract is for the construction of a bridge and approaches for 0.86 mile on State Route 66 over Brasstown Creek in Towns County. This contract, along with one other bridge construction contract, represent 23 percent or $7.2 million of the awarded funds.

The second largest single investment contract, $4.7 million, was awarded to Pittman Construction Company. The company was hired to resurface, mill and tile 11.49 miles of roadway on State Route 12 from State Route 10 (Mountain Drive) to south of Interstate 20/State Route 402 in DeKalb County. This contract, along with five other resurfacing contracts, represent 47 percent or $14.6 million of the awarded funds.

The remaining 30 percent or $9.3 million is allotted for safety, maintenance, construction and bridge rehabilitation projects at various locations throughout the state.

The October awards bring the total construction contracts for Fiscal Year 2020 to $112 million. Fiscal Year 2020 began July 1, 2019.