The Daily Dish — April 8

An expansion project, which will add bike lanes to Route K, still plans to meet their original Dec. 1 completion deadline despite the state Highways and Transportation Commission’s rejection of the contractors’ high bids in January. The Missouri Department of Transportation anticipated a $2 million cost, but the lowest bid, from Chester Bross Construction Co., totaled $2,293,825.
City targets streets for pavement work by Columbia Daily Tribune
Beginning Monday and continuing on through the next 30 days, APAC Missouri Inc. will do pavement milling and overlay work on 17 Columbia streets:
  • Balboa Lane, from El Cortez Drive to Sieville Avenue
  • Nifong Boulevard, from Providence Road to Bethel Street
  • Old 63, from Stadium Boulevard to roundabout
  • Greenwood Avenue, from Stewart Road to south end
  • Brewer Drive, from Defoe Drive to Rollins Road
  • Magnolia Court, from Garden Drive to east end
  • Garden Drive, from asphalt to Primrose Drive
  • Clayton, from north end to Donnelly Avenue
  • Banks Avenue, from Sexton Road to Worley Street
  • Worley Street, from Garth Avenue to Stadium Boulevard
  • Ash Street, from West Boulevard to Stadium Boulevard
  • Ash Street, from Providence Road to Garth Avenue
  • Ash Street, from Aldeah Avenue to Anderson Avenue
  • Tenth Street, from Rogers Street to Park Avenue
  • Hinkson Avenue, from Old 63 to Melbourne Street
  • Vandiver Drive, from Providence Road to Lake Ridgeway
  • Walnut Street, from Providence Road to College Avenue
Work will result in temporary lane restrictions and parking changes.
Repairs started at Missouri Capitol, Supreme Court by The Associated Press, The Kansas City Star
The first of many repair projects planned for state buildings in jefferson City began this past week. Workers began repairing a crumbling staircase outside of the Missouri Capitol building. The projects are expected to cost more than $1.5 million, and future repairs include the cornice of the Missouri Supreme Court building and installation of heating and air conditioning systems.

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