by Logan Gruber
The city of Sauk Rapids, in cooperation with Waite Park and St. Augusta, opened bidding on July 1 for their 2015 sealcoating contracts. The bid was awarded to Asphalt Surface Technologies Corp., based in St. Cloud. at the city council’s first July meeting.
The cities work together on the bidding to secure a better deal for their constituents; the three cities approached the process in the same way last year.
ASTECH bid the project at a total cost of $241,267.84, with Sauk Rapids’ portion of the cost totaling $93,626.
Other bidders, and their bids, included: Coldwell Asphalt, at $344,514.11; and, Allied Blacktop, based in Maple Grove, at $263,226.81.