BATON ROUGE, La. – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) considered bids totaling more than $85 million at its March 18 public bid opening, according to Gov. Bobby Jindal and DOTD Secretary William D. Ankner, Ph.D.
With a bid of $31,126,131, Austin Bridge & Road LP, Irving, Texas, was the apparent low bidder on the most expensive job let March 18, a project in Caddo Parish calling for installing drainage pipe, asphalt overlay, concrete girder span bridge and related work on I-49 North from Mira-Myrtis Road to La. 168.
Other projects by parish(es), description, apparent low bidder and bid are as follows:
Acadia – Installing lighting and related work at the I-10/La. 1111 interchange, Ernest P. Breaux Electrical Inc., New Iberia, $586,272.50.
Avoyelles, Evangeline, Natchitoches, Rapides – Replacing raised pavement markers and related work on I-49 from the southern Avoyelles Parish line to the northern Natchitoches Parish line, Highway Graphics Inc., West Monroe, $347,574.
Bossier, Caddo – Replacing raised pavement markers and related work on I-49 from the DeSoto Parish line to Murphy Street, and on I-20 from the Industrial Drive overpass to 2.5 miles west of La. 614, Southern Synergy LLC, Gonzales, $111,625.
Caddo – Structural steel repairs, repairing bridge approaches and related work on the Jimmie Davis Bridge on La. 511, Gibson & Associates Inc., Balch Springs, Texas, $538,075.60.
Calcasieu, Jefferson Davis – Replacing raised pavement markers and related work on I-10 from the Texas state line to the Acadia Parish line, Highway Technologies Inc., Baton Rouge, $66,000.
Cameron – Structural steel repairs, mechanical and electrical system repairs, and related work on the Mermentau River Bridge on La. 82, C.E.C. Inc., Lafayette, $3,891,939.30.
East Baton Rouge – Asphalt overlay, reinforced concrete box culverts and related work to replace the Chaney Road Bridge over Little Sandy Creek, W.L. Bass Construction Inc., Ruston, $189,353.
Grant, Rapides – Installing raised pavement markers, pavement striping, rumble strips and related work on various routes in Grant and Rapides parishes, Stars & Stripes Traffic Systems LLC, Alexandria, $1,976,900.80.
Jefferson – Asphalt overlay, pavement patching and related work on Lapalco Boulevard from the Murphy Canal Bridge to Brooklyn Avenue, Barriere Construction Co. LLC, Boutte, $1,540,799.90.
Lafourche – Installing drainage pipe, asphalt overlay, concrete slab span and vertical lift bridge, and related work to replace the Bayou Lafourche Bridge at Larose, James Construction Group LLC, Baton Rouge, $30,442,823.03.
Lincoln – Concrete sidewalks, decorative street lighting and related work along U.S. 167 from Park Avenue to Alabama Avenue, C W & W Contractors Inc., Sibley, $1,359,084.
Lincoln – Replacing raised pavement markers and related work on I-20 from 2.4 miles east of La. 563 to the Ouachita Parish line, Southern Synergy LLC, Gonzales, $187,136.20.
Livingston – Asphalt overlay, pavement patching and related work on La. 447 from La. 1019 to U.S. 190, Diamond B Construction Co. LLC, Alexandria, $3,188,506.94.
Madison, Richland – Replacing raised pavement markers and related work on I-20 from Holly Ridge to Dunn, and on I-20 from Delhi to 2 miles east of Waverly, Highway Graphics Inc., West Monroe, $14,700.
Orleans – Asphalt overlay, pavement patching and related work on St. Charles Avenue from Nashville Avenue to South Carrollton Avenue, Boh Bros. Construction Co. LLC, New Orleans, $2,631,931.40.
Orleans – Asphalt overlay, pavement patching and related work on Poydras Street from Claiborne Avenue to Broad Street; on Martin Luther King Boulevard from Claiborne Avenue to Broad Street; and on Washington Avenue from South Broad Street to South Carrollton Avenue, Barriere Construction Co. LLC, Boutte, $5,862,186.20.
District 07 – Removing and replacing damaged guardrail in Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron and Jefferson Davis parishes, Beard Construction Group LLC, Port Allen, $207,029.