Georgia DOT Awards Approximately $110 Million in Construction Contracts in December

Friday, February 4th, 2022

In December 2021, the Georgia Department of Transportation (Georgia DOT) awarded a total of 24 projects valued at approximately $109,869,907. 

In December, one Transportation Investment ACT (TIA) construction project was awarded worth approximately $11 million. The proposed project will construct a truck route around the west side of Waynesboro in Burke County. To learn more about TIA, visit

The largest single investment, worth approximately $14.2 million, was awarded to J.A. Long, Inc. This rehabilitation project will cover 12.2 miles of concrete rehabilitation on SR 403 from north of Upper Big Springs Road to the southbound ramp exit/SR 54 in Troup County. This contract, along seven other safety projects, represents 28 percent, or approximately $14 million, of the awarded funds.

The second largest contract is a construction project worth approximately $5.1 million. This project was awarded to Reeves Construction Company. It will construct 2.1 miles of a truck route with a roundabout and an at-grade crossing at Norfolk Southern Railroad on SR 24/SR 56 in Burke County. This contract represents 10 percent of the awarded funds.

Resurfacing contracts represent 44 percent, or approximately $22 million, of the awarded funds. Resurfacing includes milling, inlay, plant mix resurfacing and shoulder rehabilitation.  

A bridge construction contracts represents six percent, or approximately $2.1 million, of the awarded funds and includes construction of a 0.161mile bridge and approaches on Stanfield Road/CR 190 over Reedy Creek in Wayne County. 

Safety contracts represent 6 percent, or approximately $3.8 million, of the awarded funds. Safety includes signing and pavement marking upgrades.

The remaining four percent, or approximately $1.9 million, of the awarded funds are allotted for widening and reconstruction of 0.386 mile of turn lanes on the I-85/SR 403 southbound exit ramp at SR 154 in Coweta County. 

The December awards bring the total construction contracts for Fiscal Year 2022 to approximately $593 million. This total includes TIA, Design-Bid-Build and locally administered projects. Fiscal Year 2022 began July 1, 2021.

Award Announcement List (includes rejected and or deferred projects). Bids for Design-Bid-Build projects were received on December 17, and contracts were awarded to the lowest qualified bidders on December 31.

Supplemental Award Announcement (includes previously deferred projects that have now 
been let). 

Information on schedules, lane closures and detours will be available in advance of construction activities taking place.

Contractors and consultants, including Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs), registered small businesses and veteran-owned small businesses interested in bidding on projects or performing work must prequalify with Georgia DOT. To learn more, please visit