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Hurley City Council receives update on coming US 51 project


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HURLEY — A reconstruction project for U.S. 51 is aiming to launch in spring 2024, according to an update provided at Tuesday evening’s Hurley City Council meeting.

Accordingly, council members voted to approve a related agreement with MSA Professional Services for an estimated fee of $240,000.

The action followed a report by Jeff Seamandel, the city’s client liaison with MSA.

Seamandel said that bids for the project will go out soon, after which the council can review the applicants.

He added that the process of getting permits from the Wisconsin Departm...