Fort Pierre City Council Approves Action To Move Bad River Pedestrian Bridge Lighting Project Forward

(KCCR) — The Fort Pierre City Council approved moving forward with a project to add decorative LED lighting to the Bad River Pedestrian Bridge. Public Works Director Rick Hahn says four bids were received for the project…

Some Council member expressed concerns over the variations of the bid prices. Hahn says the contractors have confidence in their bidding. Performance and bid bonds will be required for the project. The Council also approved a memorandum of understanding with the Fort Pierre Development Corporation for the lights. Dave Bondy with the Development Corporation says the agreement will make sure tax dollars are not used on the project…

Bondy says there are multiple reasons to go the route they did…

Bondy says 34-thousand 600 dollars has been raised so far for the 73-thousand dollar project. Mayor Gloria Hanson says donations made to Future Fort Pierre for the project are tax deductible. You can mail a donation to Future Fort Pierre Bridge Lighting Project, P.O. Box 461. Fort Pierre, South Dakota 5-7-5-3-2.