Department of Highways, District 10
Transportation Cabinet awards highway improvement contracts

Press Release Date:  Tuesday, April 05, 2011  
Contact Information:  H. B. Elkins
Public Information Officer
Department of Highways, District 10
473 Highway 15 South, P.O. Box 621
Jackson, KY 41339
606-666-8841
hb.elkins@ky.gov
http://transportation.ky.gov/D10
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JACKSON, Ky. — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has awarded six contracts totaling more than $7 million for eight highway projects impacting four counties in the Department of Highways District 10.

 

Contracts awarded as part of the March 2011 letting are:

  • A $493,509.77 contract to resurface 2.71 miles of KY 205 in Morgan County. The project is to be completed by Nov. 15. Hinkle Contracting Corp. was the successful bidder.
  • A $587,587 contract to resurface 6.15 miles of KY 7. The project is to be completed by Nov. 15. Mountain Enterprises, Inc. was the successful bidder.
  • A $2,911,145.71.71 contract to correct a rockfall hazard on KY 7 in Perry County near Fusonia. The project is to be completed within 160 working days after work begins. Philmor Contracting, Inc. was the successful bidder.
  • A $158,921.95 contract to resurface 0.48 miles of KY 11 and 0.73 miles of KY 214 in Powell County. The project is to be completed by Nov. 15. The Walker Company of Kentucky, Inc. was the successful bidder.
  • A $691,171 contract to resurface 3.04 miles of KY 28 and 2.06 miles of KY 463 in Perry County. The project is to be completed by Nov. 15. Mountain Enterprises, Inc. was the successful bidder.
  • A $1,229,280.10 contract to build a low water bridge on Meadow Branch Road (CR 1339) across the North Fork of the Kentucky River at Dunraven. The project is to be completed within 75 working days after work begins. Bluegrass Contracting Corp. was the successful bidder.
  • A $550,082.76 contract to resurface 4.82 miles of KY 30 in Owsley County. The project is to be completed by Nov. 15. Hinkle Contracting Corp. was the successful bidder.
  • A $440,777.77 contract to resurface two sections of KY 80 totaling 1.47 miles and 2.48 miles of KY 699 in Perry County. The project is to be completed by Nov. 15. Mountain Enterprises, Inc. was the successful bidder.

 

The Department of Highways District 10 consists of 10 counties – Breathitt, Estill, Lee, Magoffin, Menifee, Morgan, Owsley, Perry, Powell and Wolfe – in east-central and southeastern Kentucky. The district office is located in Jackson.

 

Construction activities are scheduled on a tentative basis and are subject to change depending on weather conditions. Motorists are asked to “Drive Smart” in work zones and be aware of workers, traffic control devices and construction equipment when traveling in areas where projects are ongoing.

 

Significant traffic impacts resulting from construction and maintenance projects are posted on District 10’s Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/KYTCDistrict10) and also on the district’s Twitter feed (http://www.twitter.com/KYTCDistrict10). Drivers can check these sites prior to traveling to determine if there will be traffic delays for which they should plan.

 

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