Contracts, Bids, Proposals


The North Carolina Dept. of Transportation (NCDOT) is seeking proposals for short-listed design-build firms by Aug. 24 for the Eastern Wake New Route Construction R-2829A. The future freeway NC 540 will run from Interstate 40 to south of Rock Quarry Road in Knightdale in Wake County. NCDOT plans to start construction on the $330.4-million project on Oct. 1, with a target completion date of Nov. 1, 2028. NC Dept. Transportation (NCDOT), 1020 Birch Ridge Drive, Raleigh, 27610. DR#22-00810823.


The South Carolina Dept. of Transportation (SCDOT) is seeking bids for its Carolina Crossroads Phase 3, a $300-million project including design and reconstruction of new interchanges at Interstate 20 with Interstate 26, I-26 with Interstate 126, St. Andrews Road with I-26 and Bush River Road with I-20 as well as associated interstate widening and ramp construction in Richland and Lexington counties. The bid date is Oct. 2, with SCDOT planning a Dec. 1 start date and Nov. 1, 2028, completion date. SC Dept. of Transportation, 955 Park St., Rm. 502, Columbia, 29201. DR#20-00783905.


Ewing Properties is in the planning stages of the $2.5-billion Nashville Riverside Mixed-Use Development, currently in the rezoning process and set to appear before the Nashville Planning Commission May 11, with advancement pending city approvals. Plans call for a 20-story, 5-million-sq-ft building as well as residential, office, restaurant and shopping spaces on 65 acres across the river from downtown Nashville. The area includes three public open spaces: Summit Park, Ravine Park and River Terraces, which encompass more than 25 acres. The project is set to be constructed in phases. Ewing Properties, 114 Leslie St., Dallas, 75207. DR#18-00841532.


The Alabama Dept. of Transportation (ALDOT) has awarded a $2.7-billion design-build contract to a Kiewit Massman and Taylor Joint Venture to construct the Interstate 10 Mobile River Bridge Improvements on the I-10 Bayway on the Mobile County line. Planning schematics are underway, with construction anticipated to start in June 2024. Work includes the main span of the bridge from Exit 24 (Broad Street) to the Mobile County Line. Alabama Dept. of Transportation, Edwin Perry III, 1409 Coliseum Blvd., Montgomery, 36110. DR#21-00668399.


The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) and Clifton Corridor Transportation Management Association are in the predesign stage along with project manager AECOM Technical Services on the Clifton Corridor Light Rail Transit Line Phase 1, a $475-million design-bid-build project to construct 4.2 miles of light rail double track, including tunnels and elevated sections with platforms, that will link the Lindbergh and Avondale stations to expand the Clifton corridor in Decatur. A multistage alternative analysis is in progress. Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA), 2400 Piedmont Road NE, Atlanta, 30324. DR#12-00478097.


Scout Motors Headquarters is finalizing plans and preparing to announce a general contractor for the $500-million design-bid-build project to construct the Scout Motors VW EV Manufacturing Plant in Columbia. Construction is slated to start in July on nine buildings totaling nearly 6 million sq ft that will occupy 1,100 acres of property, producing 200,000 EVs per year. The project also includes offices, space for vehicle sales and service, a manufacturing building and a freight terminal. Scout Motors Headquarters, 1432 Swann St. NW, Washington, D.C., 20009. DR#23-00078282.