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Keystone Bridge Update

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December 3, 2021 UPDATE:

The project was rebid and CJ Moyna and Sons from Elkader, working with Taylor Construction from New Vienna, was awarded the contract for $3,612,241.81. Construction will begin in the Spring of 2022.

The project: removing and replacing the metal supports for the sidewalk; removing and replacing the sidewalk and railing; removing the pavement over the bridge and adding a waterproof membrane and stormwater drains and repaving in concrete. The concrete will extend to both intersections (to Main Street and to High Street). New storm sewer outlet on the Courthouse side of the bridge will also be installed. Overall repointing and repair of the masonry work will also be completed.

The construction portion of the project will be paid for by the Iowa Department of Transportation with a combination of City Bridge Funds and Competitive Highway Bridge Program (CHBP) from the federal government. Engineering expenses are paid for by the City.


One bid was received for this project during the March letting and it was rejected. The project will be re-bid during the Summer of 2021.

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