Georgia DOT awards $199 Million in Construction Contracts in June
In June 2022, the Georgia Department of Transportation (Georgia DOT) awarded a total of 37 projects valued at approximately $199,037,251. The largest single investment, worth approximately $65 million, was awarded to The Scruggs Company. This widening and reconstruction project consists of 7.73 miles on State Route (SR) 96 from SR 87 to Interstate16/SR 404 in Twiggs County. It also includes the construction of two bridges and approaches over Bear Crossing. This contract, along with one other widening and reconstruction contract, represents 49 percent of the awarded funds. The largest construction project is worth approximately $21 million. This project was awarded to Oxford Construction Company and consists of 0.117 mile of new alignment on Westover Boulevard from the Albany Mall to North Ledo Road in Dougherty and Lee counties. Construction of a roundabout at Westover Boulevard and construction of two bridges and approaches over Westover Boulevard Ext. are also included. This contract, along with two other construction projects represent 22 percent, or approximately $42 million, of the awarded funds. Resurfacing projects represent 16 percent, or approximately $30 million, of the awarded funds. Resurfacing includes milling, inlay, plant mix resurfacing and shoulder rehabilitation. There were five bridge construction projects representing 11 percent, or approximately $22 million, of the awarded funds. Three percent, or approximately $6 million, of the awarded funds were for safety projects. The remaining one percent is allotted for a maintenance project in Stewart County. A Design-Build project was awarded to Southern Concrete Construction Company and Neel-Schaffer, Inc. in the month of June worth approximately $14 million. This Design-Build project will replace six local bridges deemed structurally deficient. This allows the contractor to streamline delivery by combining design and construction activities for the bridges in their bundled contract.