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Bessemer council scrutinizes summer construction project


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BESSEMER — Although most of the snow has melted from the season’s first winter storm on Oct. 17, the weather event certainly made clear that the road construction season is coming to a halt.

Monday evening’s Bessemer City Council meeting addressed that pending closure, while also discussing related issues that have occurred during this year’s leg of a 3-year project replacing water and sewer lines and addressing related road restoration.

The discussion started with a Bessemer resident’s complaint and ended with the council questioning engineers from C2AE...