• 88°

Dept. of Transportation and Development announces bid results for statewide projects

BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced today that 21 projects around the state were let on May 12, 2021. Thirteen contractors presented apparent low bids totaling $37.2 million.

“May’s letting presents a diverse assortment of projects throughout the state,” said DOTD Secretary Shawn D. Wilson, Ph.D. “We’re investing over $37 million on improvements from highway overlays to pavement markings to movable bridge repairs, once again demonstrating our commitment to delivering a high-quality infrastructure system to the people of Louisiana.”

The projects and their apparent low bids are as follows:

Bridge Replacement and Repair:

  • Replacement of Boeuf River Bridge near Concord on LA 835 in Morehouse and West Carroll parishes: $4,728,288.25
  • Replacement of Green Valley Road Bridge over Petite Passe in Evangeline Parish: $722,360.80
  • Electrical, mechanical, and architectural repairs to LA 82 bridge over old intracoastal canal in Vermilion Parish: $41,000.00

Pavement/ Overlay:

  • Milling, overlay, and drainage on LA 465 between LA 8 and LA 28 in Vernon Parish: $4,393,605.64
  • Milling, patching, widening, overlay, and drainage on LA 128 between LA 573 and U.S. 65 in Tensas Parish: $1,916,926.60
  • Cameron Street overlay on U.S. 90 in Lafayette Parish: $4,382,998.50
  • Milling, patching, overlay, and drainage on LA 697 between LA 343 and U.S. 167 in Vermilion Parish: $3,207,851.75
  • Milling, patching, overlay, and drainage on U.S. 425 between Arkansas Avenue and U.S. 65 in Concordia Parish: $2,830,062.45
  • Milling, patching, widening, overlay, and drainage on LA 4 between LA 128 and 1.6 miles east of LA 888 in Tensas Parish: $1,663,664.90
  • Milling, patching, overlay, and drainage on LA 914, LA 915, and LA 916 in Catahoula Parish: $1,640,893.05
  • Milling and paving on LA 489 between Fort Polk and LA 121 in Vernon Parish: $1,954,368.27
  • Milling and overlay on U.S. 90-Z at LA 428 overpass in Orleans Parish: $147,250.80
  • Intersection improvements at LA 3125 and LA 641 in St. James Parish: $313,749.68

Congestion Mitigation and Safety:

  • New Orleans Department of Public Works Safe Routes to School Project on U.S. 90 in Orleans Parish: $1,571,464.88
  • Left turn lane on LA 397 at McNeese Extension in Calcasieu Parish: $1,175,085.00
  • Reflective pavement markers and striping on I-12 between Livingston Parish line and Colyell Creek in Livingston Parish: $1,272,610.00
  • Reflective pavement markers and striping on I-49 in DeSoto Parish: $597,901.80

Other:

  • Lafourche-Terrebonne Scenic Overlook on LA 1 and U.S. 90 in Lafourche Parish: $266,996.56
  • Regulatory and warning signs and striping in Plaquemines Parish: $1,586,983.80
  • Overhead sign upgrade on I-20 and U.S. 71 in Bossier and Caddo parishes: $2,066,060.00
  • Cameron ferry landing repairs on LA 27 in Cameron Parish: $794,000.00

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.

For more information about these projects, please visit www.dotd.la.gov.