By Caroleine James
Wrangell Sentinel 

Borough adjusts Mount Dewey project to fit within budget

 

November 22, 2023



Borough officials successfully negotiated down the cost of the Mount Dewey trail extension with the project’s only bidder to keep the work within budget. The assembly approved the contract at its Nov. 14 meeting after staff and the contractor cut more than half a million dollars from the job.

The contract is now about $25,000 below the original spending target.

The plan to improve the Mount Dewey trail system has been in progress since a 2014 public forum, when community members told borough staff that they’d like to see the trail updated. The design features a three-quarter-mile trail...



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