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Chippewa County-Montevideo Airport runway to be reconstructed for $1.6M

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MONTEVIDEO -- The main runway at the Chippewa County-Montevideo Airport will be reconstructed.

Montevideo City Council members at their meeting Monday approved the low bid of $1,596,258.61 by Duininck Inc., of Prinsburg, for the project. The Chippewa County Board approved awarding the bid at its meeting Tuesday, according to Montevideo City Manager Steve Jones.

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The bid is below the $1,824,250 engineering estimate for the project.

Four firms offered bids, ranging from the awarded bid to $2.1 million. The project could require closing the runway for 60 days.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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