Jefferson Street Construction to Begin 23 Apr 14

Construction on the second phase of Jefferson Street Southeast in Hutchinson is expected to begin next Monday.

City officials say work will begin on the retaining pond at the intersection of Jefferson Street and Oakland Avenue.

The city council last night awarded the construction bid to R & R Excavating of Hutchinson.  They had the low bid at about $1.326-million.

Phase two runs south from Oakland Avenue to Century Avenue, with “substantial” completion of the project expected by the end of October, with “finishing touches” to be completed next spring.

The “finishing touches” on phase one of the project south from Washington Avenue to Oakland Avenue were completed this spring.