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Georgia DOT Awards $105 Million in Construction Contracts in July

In July 2021, the Georgia Department of Transportation (Georgia DOT) awarded a total of 26 projects valued at approximately $105,438,826.

The largest single investment, worth approximately $26 million, was awarded to Oxford Construction Company. This reconstruction project will widen 3.784 miles of State Route (SR) 133 from north of SR 112 to north of S County Line Road in Dougherty and Worth counties.

The second largest contract, worth approximately $11.64 million, was awarded to Reames and Son Construction Company, Inc. to widen and reconstruct 2.699 miles of Lake Park Bellville Road from SR 7 to I-75/SR 401 in Lowndes County

These contracts, along with 5 other widening and reconstruction contracts, represent 45 percent or approximately $42 million of the awarded funds.

The remaining 55 percent is allotted for bridge rehabilitation and replacement, safety and resurfacing projects at various locations throughout the state. Safety contracts include roundabout construction and pavement marking upgrades at various locations statewide.

Award Announcement list (includes rejected and or deferred projects). Bids for Design-Bid-Build projects were received on July 16, and contracts were awarded to the lowest qualified bidders on July 30.

Supplemental Award Announcements (includes previously deferred projects that have now
been awarded). A total of five supplemental award announcements were made on the following dates: August 10, August 11, August 12, August 17 and August 31.

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

Article courtesy of Metro Atlanta CEO, published September 7, 2021.