Bids Received For Northside Bedford Paving Projects

(BEDFORD) – In a special meeting of the Board of Works, bids were received for some paving projects on the northside of Bedford.

Bedford Mayor Sam Craig

“I would like these projects to get underway as the residents on the northside have been dealing with the projects for several months now,” Mayor Sam Craig stated during the meeting.

4th Street from S Street to L Street will be paved as soon as possible according to Bedford Street Commissioner David Flinn and Bedford Mayor Sam Craig

The first set of bids were for the following projects:

  • 4th Street – from S Street to L Street
  • I Street – from State Road 58 to 14th Street
  • J Street – from State Road 58 to 14th Street
  • M Street – from 7th Street to Peerless Road

Three bids on this project include:

  • Milestone – $367,198.09
  • Flynn & Sons – $346,765.92
  • E & B Paving – $499,818.15

Board of Works members voted to take the bids under advisement until a special Board of Works meeting on Monday, May 4 at Noon.

This project will be funded by the Community Crossings Grant which was awarded to the city in the amount of $218,476.27.

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For the second paving project, the Utilities and Street Department will share the cost of the following:

  • P Street – Lincoln Avenue to the Alley between 1st and 2nd streets
  • A section on 1st Street east of Lincoln Avenue
  • A section at 4th and O Streets (North and South)

Three bids on this project include:

  • Milestone – $152,592
  • Flynn & Sons – $121,848.38
  • E & B Paving – $156,788

The bids were taken under advisement.

The Board of Works received bids to bore approximately 3,150 ft of 6-inch Yellomine with tracer wire for the new force main. This will begin at the maintenance hole at 25th and H streets and run to the 22nd and M Street lift station. The city utility department will provide the needed equipment for the project.

Three bids on this project include:

  • HSI Inc. – $182,563.77
  • Lineal Construction – $175,000
  • Infrastructure System Inc. – $166,100

With the recommendation from Utilities Director Misty Adams, the Board of Works went with the lowest bid from ISI Inc.

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