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The Illinois Tollway board of directors approved two construction contracts and three professional engineering service contracts at its July meeting with a value of more than $8.3 million.
The construction contracts are to certified small businesses, and all five contracts bring the yearly total for construction and professional service contracts to $272 million.
“The Illinois Tollway remains committed to putting together projects of interest to small construction companies and increasing the number of firms competing for Tollway work,” says Illinois Tollway Executive Director Greg Bedalov. “Since launching our own Small Business Set-Aside Program in 2013, the Illinois Tollway has awarded a total of 40 contracts and of the 63 unique firms that bid on these contracts, 43 of the companies had never previously worked on a Tollway contract.”
July construction contracts awarded include:
July professional engineering services contract awards include: