23 JulBid Awarded for Phase 2 of Hwy 16 Extension

The Highway 16 construction site in mid-July

The Idaho Transportation Department has awarded the contract for construction of phase 2 (Phyllis Canal) of the Highway 16 extension project to Concrete Placing Company, the same Idaho company that is currently constructing the phase 1 Boise River Bridge Crossing. ¬†Concrete Placing Company’s winning bid was $10.8 million.

The company is anticipated to have started excavation for the first two piers at the northern end of the Boise River Bridge.