The project to renovate north 4th Avenue, from Michigan to Jefferson Street was discussed by members of the Sturgeon Bay city council Tuesday during their regular meeting. City engineer Tony Depies fielded questions about aspects of the five month project on the downtown street. In a three page executive summary, Depies laid out some of the anticipated work expected to be done including two twelve foot traffic lanes, two nine foot parking lanes, bumpouts at the post office & at Baylake Bank, five foot wide sidewalks, a terrace area with colored concrete, & sewer & water work. One of the areas that needed council approval had to do with whether to bid out asphalt or concrete on the street project. Alderman Danny Wiegand said he was in favor of using concrete on the street, if possible…[audio:http://wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/N215.mp3|titles=Alderman Danny Wiegand]
Depies said bids are due in on February 20th & should be ready for the council meeting a day later…[audio:http://wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/N216.mp3|titles=Tony Depies]
It is estimated that the north 4th Avenue project will cost just over $597,000.