GDOT Awards $128M in Construction Contracts for April

Staff Report From Georgia CEO

Thursday, May 30th, 2019

Georgia DOT has awarded 16 construction contracts for statewide transportation projects totaling $128,508,608. The projects included in the award were advertised on March 22, bids were received on April 19, and contracts were awarded to the lowest qualified bidders on May 3. 

The largest single investment contract totals $76.4 million and was awarded to Archer Western Construction, LLC, to widen and reconstruct seven miles of roadway on the I-75/State Route 401 collector-distributor system, from State Route 331 to I-285/State Route 407 in Clayton County. This project also includes the construction of a bridge. This contract, along with five other construction contracts, represent 79 percent or $101.2 million of the awarded funds.

The second largest investment contract is worth $8.3 million to resurface 13.80 miles of roadway on US-19/State Route 3 from State Route 3 to the Upson County line. Robinson Paving Company was awarded the contract. This contract, along with seven other maintenance contracts, represent 18 percent or $23 million of the awarded funds. 

The remaining three percent or $3.5 million of the awarded funds are safety projects upgrading traffic signals at various locations on State Route 237 in Fulton County.

The April awards bring the total construction contracts for Fiscal Year 2019 to $611 million. Fiscal Year 2019 began July 1, 2018.