PRINCETON — Gibson County Redevelopment Commission awarded bids in special session Monday to Blankenberger Brothers Construction for two road improvement projects funded with use of Patoka-Union Township Tax Increment Finance District revenue.

The company's $517,570.35 bid for to perform a road widening project for County Road 800 South on the west side of U.S. 41 was among three submitted. United Consulting Engineers reviewed the bids from Blankenberger and two other contractors, Deig Brothers and Koberstein Contracting.

The project, which would affect the entrance of Fort Branch Community School, is scheduled to begin as soon as school is finished for the summer, and the target completion date is Aug. 8.

Beam Longest & Neff Consulting Engineers recommended the $199,690 contract for constructing a new turning lane into the new Vuteq warehouse/training center west of U.S. 41 after reviewing bids from Blankenberger, Deig Brothers and Koberstein.

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