Mt. Vernon Register-News


March 21, 2013

Bridge project at impasse


n Work on the Wells Bypass Road bridge project is progressing. Simmons estimated the bridge could reopen to traffic by as early as Tuesday or Wednesday of next week.

n A Federal Aid Agreement for the Violet Road Bridge project was approved. The project will receive 80 percent federal funding, 16 percent from Field Township and 4 percent local match. Simmons said bids for the project will be opened in June.

n A bid of $356,000 for the Log Cabin Lane overlay project was accepted recently from E.T. Simmons Construction Co. Simmons said the bid was "well under" the estimated projected cost.

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