ABOUT THE BOOTHEEL BRIDGE BUNDLE

The purpose of the Bootheel Bridge Bundle project is to repair or replace fifteen of the bridges on the Southeast District’s asset management plan. The Missouri Department of Transportation anticipates beginning the procurement process on this design-build project in early 2020. One design-build team will be selected to design and construct the project.

Thirteen bridges in the Bootheel Bridge Bundle are included in Governor Mike Parson’s $351 million Focus on Bridges program, which will repair or replace 250 bridges across the state.

Bootheel Bridge Bundle Project Goals

- Deliver the project within the program budget of $25.2 million on or before December 31, 2023.

- Use innovation to maximize the number of locations to be addressed while providing quality structures sensitive to location and traffic.

- Minimize public inconvenience through increased construction speed and flexibility in scheduling.

- Improve safety at each location.

Contact Us

For more information, please email the Bootheel Bridge Bundle team at SEBridges@modot.mo.gov or call Project Director Benji Philpot at (573) 472-5371.

Counties Impacted
Mississippi
St. Francois
Cape Girardeau
Bollinger
Butler
Reynolds
Dunklin
Pemiscot
Project Status
Planning Phase

Project Timelines

Complete
Deadline for Letters of Interest
Friday, Jan. 10, 2020
Complete
Industry Meeting
Monday, Jan. 13, 2020
Complete
RFQ
Monday, Jan. 13 2020
Complete
SOQs Received
February 11, 2020
Complete
RFP Released
March 20, 2020
Complete
Proposals Due
July 7, 2020
Complete
MHTC Award
August 2020
Not Started
Construction
Fall 2020-2023
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Design-Build

MHTC Selects Team to Deliver $21.3 Million Bootheel Bridge Bundle Project

Robertson Contractors Team to Improve Bridges Across Southeast Missouri

Southeast Missouri travelers can soon expect to see more than 15 bridge improvement projects coming to fruition through the Bootheel Bridge Bundle design-build project. During today’s Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission meeting, the Robertson Contractors Team, headquartered in Poplar Bluff, Missouri was selected to design and construct the $21.3 million project.

The Robertson Contractors Team is comprised of Robertson Contractors, Inc., Horner & Shifrin and Penzel Construction Company, Inc.

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Bootheel Bridge Bundle County Map

Request for Qualifications

Released January 13, 2020

MoDOT is soliciting Statements of Qualifications (SOQ) from entities (Submitters) interested in providing design-build services for the Bootheel Bridge Bundle.

View the RFQ
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Requests for Clarification

Requests for Clarification

Updated January 31, 2020

Responses will be provided in writing and will also be posted on the project SharePoint site and the Bootheel Bridge Bundle webpage. To view the comments/questions and responses, please visit the link below.

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Questions

To submit a Request for Clarification, please click here to fill out the Request for Clarification form. Email the completed form to SEBridges@modot.mo.gov

DESIGN-BUILD PACKAGE

County Location Bridge number FOCUS Bridge
Mississippi Route B over I-57 A0236 Yes
St. Francois Route 67 over Route 8 A0654 Yes
Cape Girardeau Route A over Whitewater River L0567 Yes
St. Francois Route NN over Indian Creek L0329 Yes
Bollinger Route 51 over Castor River J0103 Yes
Bollinger Route 51 over Castor River Overflow J0104 No
Butler Route W over Black River F0559 Yes
Reynolds Route K over Black River T1000 Yes
Dunklin Route DD over St. Francis River A2382 Yes
Dunklin Route DD over St. Francis River S0882 Yes
Pemiscot Route EE over Drainage Ditches 1, 251, 258, 259 and 65 P0473, P0474, P0475, P0476 and P0477 Yes, except for DD 65 (P0477)
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Southeast District Office

Industry Meeting Materials

The Missouri Department of Transportation held an industry meeting Monday, Jan. 13, 2020. Meeting materials are available below.

View the Presentation

ABOUT POTENTIAL ADD ALTERNATE BRIDGES

Through innovation and cost-saving measures, an additional 10 bridges have been identified as potential add-ons. The design-build contractor will have the opportunity to select from this list to add potential value to the project. This list has not been prioritized.

POTENTIAL ADD ALTERNATE BRIDGES

County Location Bridge Number FOCUS Bridge
Cape Girardeau Route Y over Little Indian Creek N0198 No
New Madrid Route 153 over Ditch #44 T0037 No
New Madrid Route 153 over Ditch #8 S0676 No
Butler Route B over Drainage Ditch No. 1 G0277 No
Butler Route U over St. Francis River A2470 No
Scott Route Z over Drainage Ditch 1 S0971 No
New Madrid Route D over Drainage Ditch #1 L0224 No
Stoddard Route P over Drainage Ditch #35 R0185 No
Cape Girardeau Route D over Byrd Creek P0734 No
Bollinger Route ZZ over Little Crooked Creek N0987 No
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