Mississippi Transportation Commission awards six maintenance contracts

Projects to maintain and enhance transportation infrastructure across the state

September 14, 2020 / 1 minute read
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The Mississippi Transportation Commission at a recent meeting awarded contracts for maintenance projects throughout the state.

The Mississippi DOT (MDOT) will oversee the six projects, which will maintain and enhance transportation infrastructure across the state.

“These projects will make our highways safer and make Mississippi a better place to live and work,” Melinda McGrath, P.E., MDOT Executive Director, said in a statement. “All of our projects, whether pavement overlays or bridge replacements, help ensure the businesses and people of Mississippi have efficient and reliable infrastructure for travel and transport of goods and services.”

The awarded contracts for the Central Transportation District are:

  • A $742,614 contract awarded to Gibson & Associates, Inc., of Balch Springs, Texas, for a bridge preservation project on I-20 at the Kansas City Southern railroad in Rankin County.
  • A $3.3 million contract awarded to Dickerson & Bowen Inc., of Brookhaven, for an 11-mile mill and overlay project on State Route 21 from Dixon to State Route 15 in Neshoba County. This project was funded by lottery proceeds.

The awarded contracts for the Northern Transportation District are:

  • A $469,398 contract awarded to Key LLC, of Madison, for bridge maintenance along U.S. Highway 45 in Alcorn County.
  • A $2.3 million contract awarded to W.G. Construction Company Inc., of Ripley, for a nearly 10-mile mill and overlay project on State Route 4 from State Route 371 to the Tishomingo County line in Prentiss County. This project was funded by lottery proceeds.
  • A $1.3 million contract awarded to Lehman-Roberts Company, of Memphis, Tenn., for a 4-mile mill and overlay project on State Route 9 from S.R. 15 to U.S. Highway 278 and on State Route 338 from S.R. 9 to the end of the three-lane section in Pontotoc County. This project was funded by lottery proceeds.
  • A $2 million contract awarded to Lehman-Roberts for a 5-mile mill and overlay project on U.S. Highway 51 from the Panola County line to Warrior Drive in Tate County. This project was funded by lottery proceeds.

MDOT will release additional information regarding timelines and impacts to traffic prior to the start of construction.

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SOURCE: Mississippi DOT

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