River Road http://tspr.org en Higher Cost for Repairs http://tspr.org/post/higher-cost-repairs <p>It could cost Lee County much more than anticipated to repair a well-traveled road.</p><p>A stretch of River Road, between Keokuk and Montrose, had to be closed in June 2010 because of a landslide.</p><p>County Engineer Ernie Steffensmeier says the lowest of three bids for a permanent stabilization plan came in at just over $1-million.</p><p>He believes the bids are accurate based on the fact that all three are within 10% of each other.</p><p>Steffensmeier told the Board of Supervisors, earlier this week, the original estimate for the project was around $540,000.</p> Fri, 31 Aug 2012 01:13:57 +0000 Jason Parrott 20866 at http://tspr.org Higher Cost for Repairs