The state Highway and Transportation Department chose the apparent low bidders Wednesday on four highway projects in Southeast Arkansas — one in Lincoln County, one in Drew County, and two in Ashley County.
Graves & Associates of Pine Bluff bid $32.2 million to set the road bed and resurface a 7.7 mile section of roadway from Arkansas 212 west of Star City to Arkansas 11 south of Star City. It is part of the 38-mile highway that will connect I-530 in Pine Bluff to the proposed I-69 near Wilmar. It also includes setting the road bed and resurfacing of a section of roadway from Arkansas 11 to U.S. Highway 425.
Pine Bluff Sand & Gravel’s $1.8 million bid was the low bid on the Sandy Creek-Cutoff Creek overlay project in Drew County. The project calls for the overlay of 8.59 miles of Arkansas 35, east of Monticello.
Pine Bluff Sand & Gravel was also the apparent low bidder on the Louisiana State Line – North of Wilmot project in Ashley County. The project calls for the overlay of 5.2 miles of Highway 165. The bid was $1,942,393.77.
All Service Electric, Inc. in Hot Springs was the apparent low bidder on the rehabilitation of traffic signals in Crossett. The company bid $291,386.80 to rehabilitate traffic signals and pavement markings at Highway 133 and Third Street intersections.