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Nebraska City News-Press - Nebraska City, NE
  • Bid accepted on Fremont County Jail project.

  • Fremont County Board of Supervisors awarded the contract for building the new jail.
    Contractor chosen was Meco-Henne, out of Omaha.
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  • Fremont County Board of Supervisors awarded the contract for building the new jail.   Contractor chosen was Meco-Henne, out of Omaha, NE.  They had the lowest base bid at $4,130,000 and the lowest bid including the 3 alternative additions at $4,246,500.   The estimated completion date will be May 1, 2015.   3 alternative additions include:  adding Garage 163 at northwest corner of bldg.                                                   adding epoxy finish to floors in 23 rooms                                                   adding epoxy finish to floors in 6 other rooms plus all detention cells.   Depending on weather, soft start date March-first half April.   Base bid was 112,000 lower than 2nd lowest, complete bid w/alternatives was $120,060 lower than 2nd lowest.

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