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Project starts just before cold weather shuts it down . . . The Capriati
Construction crew, working in Kenmare last week, levels out concrete
Tuesday for a sidewalk on the west side of the downtown square.
Lack of work in Vegas brings construction company to ND
By Marvin Baker
A curb, sidewalk and lighting project in downtown Kenmare is now on hold until spring, according to the on-site construction superintendent.
During a concrete pour on Tuesday, Mike Park of Capriati Construction said cold setting in for the season will stymie progress until sometime next spring.
“The whole square is being done, but we completed this west side to finish out the season,” Park said. “We were done Wednesday, but we will be coming back next season to finish the improvements and add the lighting project.”
The current improvements include a new curb and sidewalks in front of several new downtown storefronts on the west side of the square. The sidewalks will all meet Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) specifications.
The five-man crew from Las Vegas poured and cured 20 cubic yards of concrete Tuesday to complete its initial construction phase. The concrete was delivered by Sandberg Redi-Mix. Workers returned Wednesday to remove forms, dress up the boulevard for the winter and secure cold-mix asphalt where the curb meets the street.
Park isn’t sure when work will resume in the spring. He said it will depend . . . . Read EVERY WORD on EVERY PAGE of The Kenmare News by subscribing--online or in print!