1st Street project bid comes in lower than expected

Aurora’s highly anticipated 1st Street paving project landed a final bid of $858,887.95 during the Nov. 14 city council meeting, after JEO Consulting Group brought forward a recommendation from a five bidder panel.
The project, which was approved during a Sept. 26 city council meeting, involves paving 1st Street from Highway 34 to Adams Street. The street will be 37 feet wide and nine inches thick in order to support county farm traffic coming into town from the north.

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