Clinton council approves bids for sanitary sewer projects

CLINTON -- Two agreements were officially approved Tuesday by the Clinton City Council regarding ongoing sanitary sewer initiatives around the city.

Contracts for BWC Excavating and Crandall Construction and Excavating were approved by the council for the "6th Avenue North Sanitary Sewer Project" and the Grant Street Storm Sewer Project respectively.

BWC submitted a successful low bid for its work of $189,613. Other bidders, according to documents, were McClintock Trucking ($215,829), Legacy Corporation ($238,880), and Needham Excavating ($379,418.80).

Crandall's low bid of $35,141.90 was accepted Tuesday. Other competitors were BWC Excavating ($54,199.01), Eastern Iowa Excavating ($58,911.50), McClintock Trucking ($64,522.50) and Legacy Corporation ($108,880).

As with the project given to BWC Excavating, Crandall is expected to spend a majority of the bid on PVC piping for the sanitary sewer operation – specifically, 18-inch and 21-inch pipes, according to Engineering Department estimates provided for the council.