Monday, May 17, 2010

Council considers $300k plan to rehab roadway

By Ben Antonius Daily Republic May 14, 2010 14:45

FAIRFIELD - Battered Air Base Parkway will get a facelift under a new $300,000 plan.The Fairfield City Council will decide Tuesday whether to spend the money to re-pave Air Base Parkway and completely rebuild part of Walters Road north of Air Base Parkway.'(Walters Road) is so bad out there that you have just got to go down to the base and start again,' said George Hicks, assistant director of public works.The council is being asked to weigh a $300,741 contract with Petaluma-based North Bay Construction to do the work. It had the lowest of 11 bids for the project, which was expected to cost closer to $400,000. The economic recession has resulted in lower bids for construction projects as of late.If the contract is approved, the work would likely cause a few effects on local drivers, Hicks said. It is not yet clear when the work would start.

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