The Georgia DOT awarded 28 construction contracts for statewide transportation projects totaling $59,092,445. The projects included in the award were advertised on April 19, bids were received on May 17, and contracts were awarded to the lowest qualified bidders on May 31.
The largest single investment contract totals $16.7 million and was awarded to Gosalia Concrete Constructors and Southern Concrete Construction Co., Inc. The company was hired to rehabilitate 17.35 miles of concrete on I-285/State Route 407, from State Route 331 to I-285/State Route 407 in Cobb and Fulton counties. This resurfacing project extends from north of Roosevelt Highway to south of Paces Ferry Road.
This contract, along with five other maintenance contracts, represent 47 percent or $27.8 million of the awarded funds.
The second largest investment contract, worth $9.3 million, was awarded to Southeastern Site Development and Southern Concrete Construction Co., Inc. The companies were hired to construct over half a mile of bridge on State Route 253 over Spring Creek in Decatur County.
This contract, along with two other bridge construction contracts, represent 19 percent or $11.4 million of the awarded funds.
The remaining 34 percent or $19.8 million is allotted for additional safety, construction and resurfacing projects at various locations across the state, which includes Charlton County.
Federal project 570940, inside Charlton, will cover 0.118 of a mile of construction to a bridge and approaches on Ralph Davis Rd. (cr 52) over Long Branch Tributary. The estimated completion date is March 31, 2020.
The award was given to the Southern Concrete Construction Co., Inc., located at 733 Liberty Expressway SE, Albany, Ga 31703, in the amount of $828,866.52.