MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION: Transportation Commission awards contracts for projects across state

Mississippi Department of Transportation issued the following announcement on July 23.

The Mississippi Transportation Commission (MTC) recently awarded contracts for construction and maintenance projects throughout the state.

“The nature of these projects shows the Mississippi Department of Transportation’s (MDOT) shift from new construction and capacity upgrades to system preservation and maintenance,” said Commissioner Dick Hall, Central Transportation District and chair, MTC. “These projects will address critical safety needs on the statewide transportation system.”

Awarded contracts include pavement preservation projects, two bridge replacements and multiple bridge rehabilitation projects.

  • A $5.3 million contract was awarded to Webster Electric Company, Inc., of Collinsville, for  traffic signal improvements on U.S. Highway 90 from Waveland Avenue to Beach Boulevard in Hancock County.
  •  A $6.5 million contract was awarded to Warren Paving Inc., of Hattiesburg, Miss., for the overlay of U.S. Highway 90  from Debuys Road to West end of Biloxi Bay Bridge in Harrison County.
  • A $2.9 million contract was awarded to Dickerson & Bowen, Inc. of Brookhaven, for the scrub seal and overlay of approximately five miles of U.S. Highway 84 from Junction 184 East to Jefferson Davis County line in Lawrence County.
  • A $1.9 million contract was awarded to Dunn Roadbuilders, LLC., of Laurel, for the overlay of U.S. Highway 84 (eastbound lanes only) from State Route 588 to the Jones County line in Covington County.
  • A $135,535 contract was awarded to Gibson & Associates, Inc., of Balch Springs, Texas., for the preservation of bridge number 25.1 over Interstate 20 in Hinds County. This project will repair the bearing locations of the box girder and replace the bearings at the abutments. This bridge was built in 1971. The repair is estimated to cost $115,000. The replacement cost is estimated at approximately $2.5 million. This repair will extend the life of the bridge approximately 10 to 20 years.
  • A $1.2 million contract was awarded to Conrnerstone Civil Contractors, LLC., of Tuscaloosa, Ala., fora slide repair project on State Route 43 approximately one-half mile south of State Route 28 in Simpson County.
  • A $552,000 contract was awarded to Simmons Erosion Control, Inc., of Lake, for   repairs on high tension cable barriers on various routes throughout District 1 in northeast Mississippi.
  • A $516,550 contract was awarded to Simmons Erosion Control, Inc for the repairs on high tension cable barriers on various routes throughout District 5 in central Mississippi
  • A $2.2 million contract was awarded to W. G. Construction Company, Inc. of Ripley, for the scrub seal and overlay of approximately 10 miles of State Route 6 from State Route 145 in Nettleton to State Route 25 in Amory in Monroe County.
  • A $1 million contract was awarded to APAC - Mississippi, Inc., of Richland,  for the mill and overlay of approximately three miles of State Route 7 from Itta Bena to U.S. Highway 82 in Leflore County.
  • A $2.6 million contract was awarded to Lehman-Roberts Company, Inc., of Memphis, Tenn., for the mill and overlay of approximately 10 miles of U.S. Highway 51 beginning at the Yalobusha and Panola County line to Eureka Street in Panola County.
  • A $1.1 million contract was awarded to Lehman-Roberts Company for the mill and overlay of approximately three miles of State Route 178 from the Tennessee State line to the West Olive Branch city limits in Desoto County.
  • ·A $1.9 million contract was awarded to APAC - Mississippi, Inc., for the overlay of approximately 12 miles State Route 3 from U.S. Highway 61 to the Yazoo County line in Warren County.
  • A $220,700 contract was awarded to AKCA, Inc., of Plant City, Fla., for for the installation of raised pavement markers on various routes throughout District 5.
  • A $3.5 million contract was awarded to Warren Paving, Inc. for the overlay of approximately six miles of State Route 15 from State Route 42 to Jones County line. This project is also for the overlay of approximately six miles of State Route 42 from Perry County line east and the overlay eight miles from from State Route 57 West and State Route 63 from Neely Road to State Route 42 in Greene and Perry Counties.
  • A $488,000 contract was awarded to RMD Holdings, LTD, of Richmond, Mich., for the repair of high tension cable barriers  on various routes throughout District 2 in northwest Mississippi.
  • A $220,715 contract was awarded to Highway Safety Systems, L.L.C., of Alexandria, La., for the repair of high tension cable barriers  on various routes throughout District 3 in west central Mississippi.
  • A $278,281 contract was awarded to RMD Holdings for the repair of high tension cable barriers  on various routes throughout District 6 in southeast Mississippi.
  • A $125,554 contract was awarded to RMD Holdings for the repair of high tension cable barriers  on various routes throughout District 7 in southwest Mississippi.

MDOT will release additional information regarding timelines and impacts to traffic prior to the start of construction, and will alert the traveling public prior to any changes in traffic patterns.

Highway work zones present new traffic patterns and configurations that may be unfamiliar to some motorists. For information about how to navigate highway work zones safely, visit GoMDOT.com/drivesmartms.

Original source can be found here.

Organizations in this Story

Mississippi Department of Transportation

Want to get notified whenever we write about Mississippi Department of Transportation ?
Next time we write about Mississippi Department of Transportation, we'll email you a link to the story. You may edit your settings or unsubscribe at any time.




Top