The Centerville Waterworks Board of Trustees during their Thursday, April 24 meeting approved a resolution to award the 2013 water system improvements project to low bidder, Jackson Creek Enterprises, LC, based in Allerton in Wayne County.
Jackson Creek’s winning bid was for $318,346. The next lowest bidder was Lawson Construction out of Kirksville, Mo. in the amount of $332,911. The other two bidders — Morris Enterprises, Inc. of Clutier and Pilcher Enterprises, Inc. of Ottumwa — were $347,189 and $454,330, respectively.
The 2013 water system improvements project is in association with the street paving project on East and West State streets and North 10th Street.
The project calls for approximately 2,160 linear feet of six inch DR-14 polyvinyl chloride water main and 1,170 linear feet of eight inch DR-14 polyvinyl chloride water main, fire hydrant assemblies, gate valve assemblies, connections to distribution system and service line connections.
The project is expected to be completed on or before June 30, 2014.
The waterworks board approved a resolution to apply with the United States Department of Agriculture for a Rural Development Predevelopment Planning Grant for the proposed water distribution system improvements project.