MOUNT VERNON — Mount Vernon Mayor Richard K. Mavis announced the city opened bids Friday morning for the sidewalk and crosswalk project for Pleasant Street and Wooster and Sychar roads with three of the five bids coming in under city estimates.



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One Response to “Sidewalk bids under budget”

  1. Duncan

    It would be nice to focus some attention on other sidewalks in the city that desperately need rehabilitation. Walking from the south end of town on Martinsburg Road or Newark Road toward downtown is one of the worst experiences. Sidewalks disappear into mud or gravel driveways, overgrown bushes force you to walk in mud or the grass, present sidewalk is cracked or buckled, and residents use the sidewalk right-of-way as their parking area.