GENESEO – Nardozzi Paving and Construction based in Geneva was formally given the daunting task of completely removing and restoring 2,300 feet of water main and 285 feet of sewer lines currently under the feet of Geneseo residents at Monday night’s Village Board meeting.
At Monday’s meeting, Senior Civil Engineer Bill Davis at MRB Group announced that the bid went to Nardozzi over many, many bidders since they are known and trusted, and that pending some finalizing paperwork they are eager to get started.
“We’ve done business with them in the past, like at the water treatment plant,” said Davis. “From here, the contractor gets letters from us, MRB, and need to finalize bonds and contracts. They’re anxious to get started.”
After consulting the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) after a water main repair project outside Special Tees, 57 Main Street, in which the Village found contaminated soil, the plan now also involves extra excavations under the sidewalk and the removal of this about 1,200 cubic yards of contaminated dirt.
According to the Village Board, the soil in this area was contaminated by leaky gasoline storage tanks from an old filling station.
There will be a one-year bond of $1,183,000 extendable for up to five years, and the remaining $317,000 will come from the Village, totaling $1.5 million for the project.
The bond’s duration would be one year, with an option to extend it for an up to five-year period.
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