(ATLANTIC) The Cass County Board of Supervisors approved several contracts for bridge replacement and patching projects at their meeting this morning.
The board approved awarding a contract to Murphy Heavy Contracting Corp. for a bridge replacement project over Turkey Creek on 620thStreet in the amount of $725,996. The second contract was awarded to A.M. Cohron & Sons, Inc. for a bridge replacement project over Seven Mile Creek on Victoria Road in the amount of $644,089.
The board then approved a low bid to Gus construction Co. in the amount of $63,827 for 2011 pavement patching on routes M-56 and G-30.
“On G-30 from the airport to the Pottawattamie County line we’ve got some spots where the concrete has come apart and we need to do some patching on it and then also going from the airport road (G-30) south on M-56, which goes does to the feedlot,” said Cass County Engineer Charles Marker.
And, the board approved a bid from Henningsen Construction in the amount of $155,555 for the 2011 HMA patching on three county roads.
“We’re going to be doing the pavement that is from Anita west of the school and north, it is actually 740thStreet. There are some spots on it that are breaking up,” said Marker. “The other one is Glendale which is actually G-27, the extension of the county road coming out of Adair County hooking into Highway 148, and the third spot is G-43, Fletcher Chapel Road between Hwy 71 and N-28.”
The Supervisors also approved a request from Marker to purchase a John Deere, Model 190W excavator in the amount of $175,690. The John Deere will replace their current Gradall excavator.