Sidewalk improvements at Veterans Memorial Park in Saint Peter came in nearly 9-thousand dollars over the bid amount as the City Council finalized the project on Monday night. The additional cost was associated with improvements between Chatham Street and the City Pool, according to Public Works Director Pete Moulton. "We upsized that concrete to accommodate the heavier trucks that come in for deliveries. We originally had 4-inch concrete in there, we didn't catch that during the review and we made that change during the construction, which is the additional cost." All together, there was about 39-hundred feet of new concrete at [...]
Saint Peter is preparing to seal coat approximate 100 city blocks this summer. Public Works Director Pete Moulton says the project totals around 138-thousand dollars. "We're gong to purchase about 52-thousand gallons of oil to put down before the pea rock is applied. This is a project where we coordinate with the contractor to lay the rock down. They come in with large distribution oil tankers and we do traffic control and load some rock for the contractor." Work on the seal coating will start in August.