UPDATE: Bell Street Project Up for Discussion with City

UPDATE:
The Bell St. Project has been awarded to Reece Albert, Inc. for $22.2 million.

ORIGINAL STORY:

With the constant construction of the streets of San Angelo, it’s hard to imagine taking anymore on.

However, that’s exactly what the City is considering.

Only this time, the bid for a project to renovate Bell St. that will cost $5.5 million over budget.

Reece Albert submitted the bid to replace the surface of the streets as well as the water and sewer lines underneath.

The construction will stretch from Rio Concho Drive to Old Ballinger Highway.

The City contacted 25 companies regarding this project and Reece Albert, Inc. was the only one to submit a bid.

The beginning stages of construction on Bell St. were set to begin in the fall of 2017 but the project ran into issues over funding.

More on this as information becomes available.