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Bessemer DDA to seek concrete removal bids for south end of Sophie Street

BESSEMER - The Bessemer Downtown Development Authority is seeking bids to have the concrete removed between the curb and the sidewalk between East Sellar Street and East Colby Street on South Sophie Street.

DDA staff person Samantha Dorr said that funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Rural Development only covered the concrete demolition up to the southmost point of Sophie Street and cannot cover the north three quarters of the street. According to Dorr the city can pay for the stamped concrete, but cannot pay for the removal of the existing concrete.

"It would then match the rest o...