Commission Awards Contracts for Southeast District Projects

July 8, 2009

SIKESTON - The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission awarded contracts for Southeast District projects during its regular meeting on July 8. Awarded contracts included installation of cameras, pavement improvements, bridge improvements and the addition of welcome centers.

Projects awarded include:

  • A $733,778 contract was awarded to Gerstner Electric Inc., Fenton, Mo., for improvements to Interstate 55, Interstate 57 and Route 60 in Butler, Cape Girardeau, Perry, Pemiscot, Scott, New Madrid, Mississippi, Texas and Howell Counties. The project includes installing dynamic message signs (DMSs) and closed circuit TVs (CCTVs) in various locations along I-55, I-57 and Route 60.
  • A $249,950 contract was awarded to J.M. Marschuetz Construction Co., Eureka, Mo., for improvements to Route H in Scott County. The project includes replacing Blue Ditch Bridge, located south of Route 77 on Route H, southeast of the city of Lambert. 
  • A $10,490,752 contract was awarded to H.R Quadri Contractors, LLC, Van Buren, Mo., for improvements to Route 34 in Wayne County. Funding for this project was received through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The project includes grading, paving, adding shoulders and some realignment of Route 34 from Piedmont to Patterson. The project also includes resurfacing with paved shoulders from Patterson to the new Route 34 realignment at Silva.
  • An $11,629,285 contract was awarded to R.L. Persons Construction Inc., Poplar Bluff, Mo., for improvements to Interstate 55 in New Madrid and Pemiscot Counties.  The project includes constructing two Welcome Centers. One of the Welcome Centers will be located on northbound I-55 north of Hayti, and the other will replace the southbound rest area near Marston.  Constructing these facilities will include grading, paving, drainage work, lighting, landscaping and signing. 

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