D&E is the low bidder out of 6 companies that submitted bids.
The project includes new underground utilities, sidewalks, crosswalks, signage, pavement and other amenities.
The work begins October 1st, with a completion date of June 1st, 2015.
Aldermen also approve 2 other bids related to the project. A bid of 62-thousand 876 dollars is approved for Landscape Forms, Inc., for the purchase of 26 benches, 10 litter receptacles and 7 ash urns.
A bid of 178-thousand 616 dollars is approved for TechLite Corporation for the purchase of 27 light pole assembles and 7 street name sign assemblies.
Phase 1 involves the street and sidewalk around the block bordered by College Street, Veterans Boulevard, Pacific Street and Commercial Street.