AUBURN — The Auburn City Council approved both a $4.5 million contract for a construction company to upgrade a portion of South Street and a $6.5 million bond for the project.
The South Street Corridor Enhancement Project entails several improvements for the street between Metcalf Drive and the city line, including widening it, adding sidewalks and a new curb, plus more. The council received an update on the project at a meeting last month.
On Thursday, the council unanimously approved the project’s construction contract with the Suit-Kote Corporation for $4,569,050. The Cortland-based company was the lowest qualified bidder out of the eight that bid for the project, according to a resolution available on the city’s website.