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Bids opened on Sligo project
Two bids on flashing beacon
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Sligo Bridge - photo by Photo by Reed Vanderpool
The opening of bids on the construction of the new Sligo Bridge by the Tennessee Department of Transportation Friday saw six companies submit proposals on the projectMassman Construction Company placed a bid of $38,903,917 to complete the new bridge, while OCCI, Inc. brought in a bid of $39,337,790, and Charles Blalock & Sons, Inc. offered to build the structure for $39,587,579.C.J. Mahan Construction Company, LLC. bid the project at $40,064,372; Bell & Associates Construction, L.P. ventured that they could construct it for $53,376,504; and Wright Brothers Construction Company, Inc. placed a $57,499,874 bid.Bids were also opened for the installation of a flashing beacon at the intersection of U.S. 70 and State Route 83 near the Smithville city limits.Stansell Electric Company, Inc. placed a bid of $33,174 to complete the project, while S & W Contracting Company, Inc. offered to install the system for $33,320.