HED:Corinth firm to redo three county bridges

CATEGORY: Alcorn County

AUTHOR: SUMMER

HED:Corinth firm to redo three county bridges

CORINTH – Contracts totaling more than $500,000 were awarded to a Corinth firm, which was the low bidder on three bridge replacement projects in Alcorn County.

The Alcorn County Board of Supervisors awarded the three contracts Wednesday to Buddy Ayers Construction Co. for $529,663.

The engineer’s estimate on the projects was $541,315.

One other bidder submitted bids on the projects, which include bridge replacements on:

– County Road 428 in District 4. Ayers’ bid was $189,236 compared to a bid of $238,098 from Northeast Construction Co. of Tupelo.

– County Road 750 in District 1: Ayers’ bid was $183,540 compared to a bid of $229,289 from Northeast Construction Co.

– County Road 561 in District 5: Ayers’ bid was $156,887 compared to a bid of $176,884 from Northeast Construction Co.

The old bridges will be replaced with precast concrete bridges.