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Sewer, water projects begin

 

April 20, 2021

Tom LaVenture / Daily Globe

Heavy equipment vehicles line Lake Avenue in Ironwood on Saturday in preparation for work to start soon on a complete sewer and water system replacement that will include rebuilding the street, curbs and sidewalks. The Lake Avenue project will be the largest of eight sewer and water related projects in Ironwood this summer.

By TOM LAVENTURE

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IRONWOOD - The first of several major summer sewer and water projects are underway in Ironwood.

Contractors with Jake's Excavation started setting up heavy equipment along Lake Avenue on Saturday. At the same time, engineers with Coleman Engineering and technicians with Xcel Energy, Inc., were surveying and marking underground utilities to aid the workers in avoiding contact while digging.

The city of Ironwood awarded Jake's Excavation the bid to conduct seven projects for $1.49 million over the summer, and an additional $176,000 bid was award...



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