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Louisiana DOTD Announces $45.9M in Bid Results for Statewide Projects

BATON ROUGE, LA — The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announces that 15 projects around the state were let on March 11. Twelve contractors presented apparent low bids totaling $45.9 million.

“We’ve had to close quite a few bridges in our state in recent years, so we’re thrilled that there are four bridge replacement and rehabilitation projects included in this letting,” said DOTD Secretary Shawn D. Wilson, Ph.D. “But we still have much work to do with our infrastructure system, and we will continue finding innovative means of funding for those much-needed projects.”

The projects and their apparent low bids are as follows:

Bridge Replacement and Repair
  • Replacement of Black Bayou Bridge on LA 530 in Caddo Parish: $3,536,220.58
  • Replacement of Bayou Chevreuil Bridge on LA 20 in St. James Parish: $11,690,767.39
  • Replacement of Highway 41 spur bridge over Gum Creek in St. Tammany Parish: $1,278,482.64
  • Rehabilitation of Bayou Teche Bridge on LA 336-1 in St. Martin Parish: $4,834,935.05
  • Milling, overlay, and drainage on LA 512 and LA 483 between U.S. 171 and LA 175 in Desoto Parish: $5,616,967.42
  • Milling, patching, and overlay on Prejean Road in Lafayette Parish: $407,271.97
  • Patching, paving, and drainage on LA 3073 between U.S. 167 and Kaliste Saloom Road in Lafayette Parish: $5,896,410.04
  • Milling, patching, and overlay of Parkwood Drive between Glenwood Drive and LA 143 in Ouachita Parish: $605,034.90
  • Grading, milling, patching, overlay, and drainage on LA 24 and LA 20 between LA 664 and Ducros Road in Terrebonne Parish: $7,997,923.93
  • Milling, patching, and overlay on Well Road between New Natchitoches Road and I-20 in Ouachita Parish: $725,269.20
  • Grading, overlay, and drainage on Hadley Street between U.S. 165 and Nutland Road in Ouachita Parish: $708,911.30
Congestion Mitigation and Safety
  • Roundabout on LA 3144 at Susek Drive in Rapides Parish: $1,067,675.69
  • Signage and pavement markings in Slidell in St. Tammany Parish: $239,808.70
  • Installation of eastbound and westbound left turn lanes on LA 3125 at LA 642 in St. James Parish: $1,061,777.00
  • Sidewalks, lighting, and streetscaping on Adams Street and Common Street in Franklin Parish: $280,669.50

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