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Valley News Dispatch

9 companies vie for Fawn road project

| Thursday, March 8, 2018, 2:03 p.m.

Fawn supervisors are expected next week to award a contract to rebuild part of Donnellville Road.

Nine companies bid on the project.

Tresco Paving submitted the lowest base bid, $262,945. It was slightly lower than Youngblood Paving, which bid $263,279.

But, with the inclusion of an additional alternate bid for curb backfill, Youngblood's price is lower, at $276,315, compared to Tresco's which becomes $278,050.

Supervisors Chairman Dave Montanari said the road is in “dire need” of replacement, as it is riddle with potholes and has no shoulders.

The bids are under the $320,000 the township had budgeted for the work.

The project involves reconstruction of Donnellville from Ridge Road to about 15 feet beyond the bridge at Saxonburg Road, Montanari said.

The work is expected to be done in early summer.

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