County approves bridge and road work


By Martin Graham - [email protected]



The Fayette County Commissioners approved two project bids at a recent meeting for pavement marking and road resurfacing.

The commissioners received bids for the 2016 Pavement Marking Project from three businesses. The first was from A&A Safety, Inc., with a bid of $34,638.56, the second was from Duro Mark, Inc., with a bid of $34,444.44 and the third was from Oglesby Construction, Inc., with a bid of $35,465.16. It was moved by commissioner Jack DeWeese and seconded by commissioner Dan Dean, per the recommendation of Steve Luebbe, Fayette County Engineer, to accept the lowest and best bid of Duro Mark, Inc., in the amount of $34,444.44. It was unanimously approved.

The commissioners also received bids for the 2016 OPWC Fayette County Road Resurfacing from one business. It was moved by Dean and seconded by DeWeese, per the recommendation of Luebbe, to accept the bid from Cox Paving LLC in the amount of $1,435,177.04. The commissioners unanimously approved.

Two items discussing the Old Springfield Road Bridge replacement were also approved. The first was an agreement with the Ohio Public Works Commissioner, Local Transportation Improvement Program for funds in the amount of $595,003. The funds will pay a portion of the cost of the Old Springfield Road Bridge and resurfacing project. With the local participation amount being $592,003, the total estimated cost is $1,190,006.

The second item, moved by DeWeese and seconded by Dean, was to enter into a contract with Cox Paving LLC for the Old Springfield Road Bridge 2.15 Replacement in the amount of $181.005.61.

Finally, the commissioners rescind their resolution of June 6, waiving competitive bid requirement and authorizing Luebbe to proceed with emergency purchase of a Gradall XL3100 Excavator. The decision was unanimously approved.

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By Martin Graham

[email protected]

Reach Martin Graham at (740) 313-0351 or on Twitter @MartiTheNewsGuy

Reach Martin Graham at (740) 313-0351 or on Twitter @MartiTheNewsGuy

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