BATON ROUGE, La. – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) considered bids totaling more than $8 million at its Jan. 13 and Jan. 27 public bid openings, according to Gov. Bobby Jindal and DOTD Interim Secretary Sherri H. LeBas, P.E.
With a bid of $2,677,605.58, Barriere Construction Co. LLC, Franklinton, was the low bidder on the most expensive job let Jan. 13 and Jan. 27, a project in Livingston Parish calling for installing drainage pipe, asphalt overlay, pavement patching and related work on La. 1024 from La. 16 to La. 447.
Other projects awarded are listed below by parish(es), description, contractor and bid:
Bossier – Landscaping, installing signs and related work on U.S. 80 at the entrance to Bossier Parish Community College, JJH Construction Co. LLC, Metairie, $239,799.25.
Caddo – Asphalt overlay and related work to build turn lanes on La. 1 at La. 526, Fenton Excavating & Construction Inc., Chesterfield, Mich., $436,835.09.
Caddo – Asphalt overlay and related work to build a right turn lane on La. 173 at David Raines Road, Best-Yet Builders LLC, Shreveport, $88,165.49.
East Baton Rouge – Asphalt overlay and related work to build a right turn lane on U.S. 61 at La. 3113, F.G. Sullivan Jr. Contractor LLC, Baton Rouge, $153,945.25.
East Baton Rouge – Asphalt overlay and related work to build a right turn lane on La. 964 northbound at La. 64, F.G. Sullivan Jr. Contractor LLC, Baton Rouge, $150,218.40.
East Baton Rouge, Livingston – Installing ramp meters and related work on I-12, Ernest P. Breaux Electrical Inc., New Iberia, $383,941.50.
Iberville – Installing drainage pipe, asphalt overlay, installing a concrete slab span bridge and related work to replace the Milly Canal Bridge on La. 75, Gerace Construction LLC, Melville, $1,839,245.45.
Madison – Sealing asphalt pavement and related work on La. 602 from U.S. 80 to Montrose Road, P.R. Parker Co. Inc., Shreveport, $298,564.81.
Ouachita – Installing drainage pipe, asphalt overlay and related work to replace two bridges on Richardson Road over the drainage ditch to Bayou Choudrant, Dirtworks Inc. of Vicksburg, Vicksburg, Miss., $390,918.50.
Red River – Sealing asphalt pavement, pavement patching and related work on La. 514 from U.S. 71 to U.S. 371, Dreher Contracting Inc., Bastrop, $233,092.79.
St. James – Asphalt overlay, pavement patching and related work to build left turn lanes on La. 3125 at La. 3274, Barriere Construction Co. LLC, Boutte, $557,283.45.
District 58 – Replacing bridge deck joints and related work on various bridges in Caldwell, Catahoula, Concordia, Franklin, LaSalle and Tensas parishes, Forby Contracting Inc., Hinckley, Minn., $147,350.