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Decorah City council approves Vernon Street storm sewer project

Posted: Wed, Sep 5, 2018 3:48 PM
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City of Decorah officials are hoping the problems with the storm sewer on Vernon Street will soon be a thing of the past.

Last year a sinkhole closed the street for a time.  Repairs were made which reopened the street.  But now the Decorah City Council has accepted the low bid of $63,503 from Donlon Brothers Construction of Elgin for a permanent fix to the storm sewer.  Not only will the work get done, but the bid was substantially lower than the $94,000 engineer's estimate for the project.