Georgia DOT Announces Project Awards Across the State

Staff Report From Georgia CEO

Thursday, April 11th, 2024

The Georgia Department of Transportation (Georgia DOT) awarded a total of 10 projects in February 2024 including resurfacing, safety, and bridge construction and reconstruction.

The largest single investment, valued at approximately $64 million, is allocated to a reconstructionproject covering 3.732 miles of widening on US 76/State Route (SR) 515/SR 2 from east of Earl Shelton Road to Sampson Road. This project also includes the construction of two bridges and approaches over Brasstown Creek. The second-largest reconstruction investment, worth approximately $1 million, consists of ATMS/ITS expansion at various locations on I 75 /SR 401 from US 41/SR 7 to Old Coffee Road in Cook, Crisp, Dooly, Tift, and Turner counties. These contracts represent 47% of the total award amount.
Approximately $53 million of the total awarded projects are designated for five bridge constructionprojects. The largest investment within these projects involves 0.833 miles of construction of bridges and approaches on US 84/SR 38 over the Satilla River in Pierce and Ware counties, valued at approximately $44 million. The second-largest bridge construction project, valued at $8.3 million, consists of intersection improvement on SR 316 at Cedars Road in Gwinnett County. These contracts represent 39% of the total award.
Two safety projects, valued at $12 million or 9% of the awarded funds, one contract involves pedestrian upgrades on SR 3 (Northside Drive) from Martin Luther King Jr. Drive to Rhodes Street in Fulton County.
Five percent of the awarded funds were allocated to two resurfacing projects valued at approximately $6 million. One of the resurfacing projects consists of 7.940 miles of milling, inlay, and plant mix resurfacing on SR 1 Loop from US 411 to US 27 in Floyd County, with an estimated value of approximately $5 million.

In the month of February, a Design-Build project worth approximately $38 million was awarded to Reeves Construction Company. This project entails 4.844 miles of widening and reconstruction on US 319/SR 441/US 31, from south of SR 117 to Pine Hill Road (CR 354). Additionally, the project includes bridge concrete median construction over Turkey Creek in Laurens County.  For additional details about this project, please visit award announcement.

The February awards bring the total construction contracts for Fiscal Year 2024 to $1.73 billion. This total includes TIA, Design-Bid-Build, and locally administered projects. Fiscal Year 2024 began July 1, 2023.  

Award Announcement list (includes rejected and or deferred projects). Bids for Design-Bid-Build projects were received on February 16, and contracts were awarded to the lowest qualified bidders on March 1.

Supplemental Award Announcement (includes previously deferred projects that have now been let).
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