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Almota Four road project low bid comes in at $5.5 million


October 3, 2019

Bids for the extensive Almota Four road project were opened Monday with six companies submitting.

Lowest bid came from M.A. DeAtley of Clarkston, for $5,561,284.75.

The county's Public Works Department will now review each of the six bids before recommending a finalist to county commissioners.

“Right now, the (DeAtley) bid survived all scrutiny,” said Mark Storey, Public Works director, later Monday.

By law, the county must accept the lowest qualified bid which checks out under review.

The county will also decide if they can afford it. The engineer's estimate for the project, made almos...

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