Bids for Elko street work come in over estimate

Patrick Fisher, Staff Writer

At its Thursday, Aug. 10, meeting the Elko-New Market Consolidated City Council unanimously approved a bid for its 2006 street and utility improvement project for Elko, despite it coming in over the estimated price.

Ryan Contracting had a bid of $448,136 and was awarded the project. Mark Kasma of Bolton & Menk, Inc., the engineering firm that serves the two cities east of New Prague, said of the five bids received the Shakopee firm's was the lowest.

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