HED:Supervisors get bids to build two bridges

CATEGORY: Alcorn County

AUTHOR: SUMMER

HED:Supervisors get bids to build two bridges

By Jane Clark Summers

Daily Journal

CORINTH – Bids for two new Alcorn County bridges came in below estimates Thursday.

One bridge will be built on County Road 505 in District 4 and the other will be on County Road 550 in District 5. The bridges will be constructed of concrete, poured in place.

Bids received by the Alcorn County Board of Supervisors came in under a state engineering estimate of $447,787.

Five contractors submitted bids. Supervisors voted to award the work to the lowest bidder, Northeast Mississippi Construction Co., which bid $363,531.

Other contractors and their bids included: Hill Brothers Construction Co., $427,730; Rutledge Construction Co., $404,302; Buddy Ayers Construction Co., $412,917; and Hayes Construction Co., $427,195.