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Georgia DOT Awards Approximately $45 Million in Construction Contracts in November

In November 2021, the Georgia Department of Transportation (Georgia DOT) awarded a total of 11 projects valued at approximately $44,608,729.

The largest single investment, worth approximately $9.3 million, was awarded to East Coast Asphalt, LLC. This resurfacing project will cover 19.6 miles on SR 520 from east of the Atkinson County Line to west of Anita Road in Ware County. Resurfacing projects represent 76 percent, or approximately $34 million, of the awarded funds.

The second largest contract is a bridge construction project worth approximately $9 million. This project was awarded to Clearwater Construction, Inc. It will consist of the construction of a bridge and approaches on SR 376 over Alapahoochee River in Echols County. This contract represents 20 percent of the awarded funds.

The remaining 4 percent is allotted for a bridge rehabilitation project that includes overlay of bridge deck, joint replacement, edge beam replacement, spall repair, painting of steel pile, pile encasement and drift removal at various bridge locations in Baldwin, Jasper and Newton counties.

The November awards bring the total construction contracts for Fiscal Year 2022 to approximately $483 million. This total includes TIA, Design-Bid-Build, Design-Build and locally administered projects. Fiscal Year 2022 began July 1, 2021.

Award Announcement list (includes rejected and or deferred projects). Bids for Design-Bid-Build projects were received on November 19, and contracts were awarded to the lowest qualified bidders on December 3.

Information on schedules, lane closures and detours will be available in advance of construction activities taking place.

Contractors and consultants, including Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs), registered small businesses and veteran-owned small businesses interested in bidding on projects or performing work must prequalify with Georgia DOT. To learn more, please visit

Original article courtesy of Metro Atlanta CEO, published January 11, 2022.