Town of Gan­der awards ten­der to ANW Con­struc­tion Ltd.

Up­grad­ing san­i­tary and storm sew­ers on Ben­nett Drive

The Beacon (Gander) - - News - BY JOSH HEALEY Twit­ter: @joshrjhealey josh.healey@tc.tc

Fol­low­ing a spe­cial coun­cil meet­ing, the Town of Gan­der has awarded a ten­der to ANW Con­struc­tion Ltd. to up­grade the san­i­tary and storm sewer sys­tems on Ben­nett Drive.

Bid­ding closed on June 20, with two com­pa­nies sub­mit­ting ap­pli­ca­tions.

The to­tal cost of the con­tract to ANW Con­struc­tion is $471,226.88, HST in­clu­sive, although the town had al­lo­cated $650,000 for the project.

The project costs are ap­prox­i­mately $184,961 un­der the al­lo­cated bud­get.

The project will be up­grad­ing the sewer sys­tems on Ben­nett Drive, specif­i­cally con­nect­ing to Wil­cock­son Cres­cent and El­iz­a­beth Drive and rep­re­sent the last needed up­grades fol­low­ing a flood in 2013.

The cost of the up­grades is di­vided be­tween the three lev­els of govern­ment — fed­eral 50 per cent, mu­nic­i­pal 30 per cent and the prov­ince 20 per cent.

Gan­der Town Hall

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