Franklin awards summer street paving contract

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Franklin awards summer street paving contract

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Franklin city council approved a $371,548 contract for its 2017 street paving project. The Normac Company, LLC was deemed to be the lowest and best bid for the project over two other bidders. The city will repave 11 streets. ED RICHTER/STAFF

Franklin residents will see a number of orange barrels in the next several weeks as the city begins its annual street paving program.

City Council Monday awarded the 2017 paving contract to Normac Company, LLC who submitted the lowest and best bid of $371,548 for the project, which was less than the engineer’s estimate of $430,000. Two other companies submitted bids for the project.

Streets to be repaved this year include:

  • Beam Drive, from East Second Street to Millard Drive.
  • Dwinell Court, from Beam Drive to the west terminus.
  • Foster Street, from Kristine Lane to north terminus.
  • Greenup Court, from East Fourth Street to Thomas Drive.
  • Kristine Lane, from Martha Drive to north terminus.
  • Martha Drive, from Millard Drive to David Boulevard.
  • Mayer Court, from East Fourth Street to north terminus.
  • Millard Court, from Millard Drive to west terminus.
  • Moore Drive, from Foster Street to East Second Street.
  • Ruth Drive, from Millard Drive to Foster Street.
  • Thomas Drive, from East Fourth Street to David Boulevard.

Also included in the contract will be repaving the parking lot at the Joint Emergency Medical Services District, 201 E. Sixth St. City Engineer Barry Conway told council that JEMS would reimburse the city for the costs of the project which is estimated at $15,000.

Conway said the project costs have been budgeted through the city’s street fund.

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