Georgia DOT recently approved 27 construction contracts worth $127.8 million, bringing the total for Fiscal Year 2019 to $191 million.
Georgia DOT has awarded 27 construction contracts for statewide transportation projects totaling $127,381,615. These projects were advertised July 20, bids were received on Aug. 17 and contracts were awarded to the lowest qualified bidder Aug. 31.
The largest single investment is a $38 million contract to add additional lanes on 10 miles of State Route 67 from Interstate 16 to the Statesboro Bypass in Bulloch County.
This contract — awarded to Reeves Construction Company Inc. — includes the construction of a bridge over Woodcock Branch River. This project, along with another general construction contract to construct a roundabout on SR 70/SR 92/SR 154 at SR 166 in Douglas County, represent 33 percent of awarded funds, or $42.2 million.
Bridge construction and rehabilitation contracts represent 34 percent of the awarded funds, or $42.6 million. The remaining 33 percent of awarded funds, also $42.6 million, include safety enhancement and routine maintenance projects. These include 11 projects to resurface 98 miles of roadway throughout the state.
The awards bring the total construction contracts for Fiscal Year 2019 to $191 million. Fiscal Year 2019 began July 1.