Officials extend bidding deadline for Coast marina project
Published: July 30,2012
Tags: beach, bid, bidder, bidding, boat, boater, boating, building, city, city government, construction, contractor, marina, municipal government, municipality, outdoors, recreation, tourism, tourist, vacation, vacationer, vacationing, visitor, water
BAY ST. LOUIS — The deadline for bids on the Bay. St. Louis marina project has been extended to Aug. 8.
Officials tell the Sea Coast Echo the two-week extension was granted so other interested contractors could bid on the project.
Engineers say 71 bid packets have been sent out.
The entire project, including the harbor, reconstruction of the Jimmy Rutherford Pier and beach improvements, is estimated to cost $20.2 million.
Depending on where the bids come in, the city may elect to add additional touches to the harbor, such as a “day dock,” extra decorative lighting, a shaded area and composite decking on the docks.
Construction is expected to take 18 months, meaning it will likely be open for the 2014 boating season.
To sign up for Mississippi Business Daily Updates, click here.
Twang & Tourism: The Country Music Trail
FOLLOW THE MBJ ON TWITTERMy Tweets
Top Posts & Pages
- Deal for Jackson-Orlando flights in works with Allegiant
- Baseball stadium for Farish Street? It’s possible
- State GOP chairman calls on McDaniel to hurry with challenge
- Explosion at Coast fish plant leaves one dead, three injured
- McCarthy hired as CFO of Mississippi Development Authority
- Former Gov. Musgrove pushing lawsuit to school districts
- Guns OK inside Mississippi polling places, attorney general says
- Former state lawmaker Green dies at home at age 62
- White House hotel making comeback in Biloxi
- 'Get on Up' movie premiers in Madison with Chadwick Boseman and Tate Taylor walking the red carpet