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Badding low bidder on phase 10 of Corridor of Commerce

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Carroll City officials tonight will consider awarding Badding Construction of Carroll a bid for the 10th phase of the Corridor of Commerce project.

Badding is the low bidder at $1,039,000, and even with design costs factored in, the project comes in $250,000 lower than the engineer’s estimate of $1.5 million.

The second-lowest bidder for the construction portion was Ten Point Construction of Denison.

The phase will include landscaping, streetscape and lighting work on Seventh Street between West and Carroll street; on Seventh Street between Main and Clark streets; the Westgate Mall parking lot; and the Fourth Street parking lot.

The work is expected to be complete by Sept. 30, 2021.

The Corridor of Commerce has improved the public infrastructure in large swaths of Carroll’s commercial district over the past two decades following the vision of former Carroll Mayor Ed Smith, who hatched the idea.

The council meeting is at 5:15 p.m. today.

Because of coronavirus precautions, the meeting is not open to the public. Residents can view or listen to the meeting in the following ways:

Via phone:

United States: 1-312-757-3129

United States (Toll Free): 1-877-568-4106

Access code: 636 298 469 #

Individuals may start calling in at 5 p.m. for the meeting.

Via computer, tablet or smartphone:

While the phones will be muted through most of the meeting, the phones will be umnuted at various points to receive feedback from the community, similar to a regular City Council meeting.

The public also can watch the meeting live from the City's YouTube channel by going to:

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