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PennDOT’s February Construction Lettings = $119 Million

February 23, 2011

The state Department of Transportation (PennDOT) bid out just over $119 million in projects in February bring the year-to-date total to $185.6 million.  PennDOT finished the 2010 calendar year with approximately $2.2 billion in lettings but has forecast that 2011 will only see $1.7 billion, which was the level of the program back in 2006-07.  The department said this decrease is largely due to the expiration of the federal Economic Stimulus payments as well as a decrease in state funding and stagnet federal funding.  To put into perspective, PennDOT’s lettings were $2.8 billion in 2009 due to the billion dollars in economic stimulus funds.

To view the full report and year comparisons, click the link below.

February Letting Report*

 

*The report lists the total contracts awarded at each letting date, a comparison to the same period in the previous calendar year, and letting adjustments made since the previous month. PHIA staff will track PennDOT lettings throughout the year and provide monthly updates.

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