Jump to content

Rails to Trails


RestedTraveler

Recommended Posts


6 hours ago, gman430 said:

A construction bid for a key trail that would connect Cleveland Park to Greenville's Laurens Road pedestrian bridge and a Prisma Health Swamp Rabbit Trail extension has come in nearly $1 million over budget, calling into question how the city will pay for the project in a race against the clock: 

https://www.greenvilleonline.com/story/news/local/greenville/2022/07/22/swamp-rabbit-trail-extension-high-cost-threatens-trail-connection/10090311002/

Take some of those tower funds and finish the trail extension.

  • Like 2
Link to comment
Share on other sites

2 hours ago, dtowndreaming said:

I can’t read the article but doesn’t the fact that they issued an intent to award mean they have a plan to source the additional funds?

Essentially, they only had 1 company submit a bid by the deadline. The city wants to make it work with this firm instead of going through the extensive process of rebidding the work.

They are working with this company on ways to reduce cost. This exercise is typically called Value Engineering and not something all that unusual to run into during bidding.

The bigger issue is the fact that they only got 1 bid, because then you don't know if that bid is truly a reasonable starting spot

Edited by NewlyUpstate
  • Like 1
Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • 2 weeks later...
  • 2 weeks later...
  • 3 weeks later...
  • 4 weeks later...
  • 2 weeks later...
  • 1 month later...
  • 3 weeks later...

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.