$5.8M contract to build the Minto Island bridge awarded to Legacy Contracting #SalemOR http://t.co/eAM9GFZUjg pic.twitter.com/7S3C6hFW8kAccording to the City:
— City of Salem (@cityofsalem) January 28, 2015
Jeff Howell, president of Stayton-based Legacy Contracting, said site preparation for the project will likely start in April. By June, the company will begin work in the river, he said.The project is expected to be complete in 2016.
In other related good news, you might not have noticed that the Chair of Friends of Two Bridges, Hazel Patton, is also being honored as the 2014 "First Citizen" by the Chamber of Commerce.
Guess who @SalemChamber is honoring as 2014 First Citizen? Clue: She's a master at historical preservation. http://t.co/UgiQa0MPXi #SJnowShe's been involved with other bridges as well, saving an old house from demolition.
— Capi Lynn (@CapiLynn) January 22, 2015
|Barquist House at 14th and Mission, looking north, Bonnie Hull.|
Faced with demolition, it was moved to a site on Court Street
|Former site of Barquist House today, 14th and Mission|
|Our restored Kirkbride asylum building in winter|