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

Press Release Date:  Friday, May 20, 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
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JACKSON, Ky. — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has awarded six contracts totaling nearly $1.75 million for six highway projects impacting six counties in the Department of Highways District 10.

 

Contracts awarded as part of the April 2011 letting are:

  • A $251,727 contract for asphalt patching on KY 519 and KY 2498 in Morgan County. The project is to be completed by Oct. 15. Hinkle Contracting Company, LLC,was the successful bidder.
  • A $805,310 contract to resurface 7.66 miles of KY 699 in Perry County. The project is to be completed by Nov. 15. Mountain Enterprises, Inc. was the successful bidder.
  • A $231,454.01 contract to rehabilitate the superstructure of a bridge on KY 30 near Travellers Rest in Owsley County. The project is to be completed within 30 working days once construction begins, but by no later than July 31. Frederick & May Construction Co. was the successful bidder.
  • A $88,888.80 contract to resurface 0.46 miles of KY 1762 in Perry County. The project is to be completed by Nov. 15. Mountain Enterprises, Inc. was the successful bidder.
  • A $220,831.68 contract to resurface 0.8 miles of KY 28 and 1.37 miles of KY 30 in Breathitt County. The project is to be completed by Nov. 15. Hinkle Contracting Company, LLC was the successful bidder.
  • A $151,641 contract for cleaning and preventive maintenance work on seven bridges in Breathitt County, three bridges in Lee County and two bridges in Powell County. The project is to be completed by Sept. 15. Camaco, 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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