By Ivan Raconteur
LESTER PRAIRIE, MN When Lester Prairie opened bids for the 2013 infrastructure rehabilitation project (turnback project), they found favorable information.
According to city engineer Jake Saulsbury eight bids were received, which he said is good for a project of this size.
The low bid of $1.8 million for the base bid plus alternates was received from Wm. Mueller and Sons of Hamburg.
This was below the engineer’s estimate of $2.1 million.
The high bid was $2.25 million, according to Saulsbury.
He will present a recommendation, and the council is expected to award the project during the Tuesday, April 9 city council meeting.
The work will include improvements to Second Avenue South, Pine Street South, Pine Street North, and First Avenue North.