TDOT taking bids on 43 contracts in 63 counties

News release from state Department of Transportation:
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) has released the projects for which it will accept bids on December 6, 2013.

TDOT will open bids on a total of 43 contracts, including 62 projects in 86 counties. TDOT will initiate resurfacing projects on several Tennessee interstate corridors, including I-75 in Campbell and Knox Counties and I-65 in Maury County. Bids will also be received on a number of maintenance projects such as guardrail repair and installation, concrete repair, and drain cleaning.

The December Bid Letting also includes the construction of a diverging diamond interchange on I-40 at SR 66 in Sevier County, the widening of US 231 and US 41A in Bedford County, safety and ramp improvements on I-65 just north of downtown Nashville, and the rehabilitation of two bridges over the Harpeth River on I-40 in Cheatham County.

TDOT will also initiate safety improvement projects on various state and local routes in 16 counties across the state.

Bids on all projects must be received electronically by 10:00 a.m. CDT on December 6, 2013. TDOT has 30 days to analyze each bid and award a contract to the lowest responsible bidder. Bids may be rejected due to a number of factors.

For a complete list of projects featured in the December 6, 2013 bid letting, please visit