City of Peru picks contractor for $1.8 million dollar Midtown Road extension

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PERU – The Peru City Council on Monday night chose Advanced Asphalt Company to do the work on the upcoming Midtown Road extension. The accepted bid was for $1,848,414.90 to not only extend Midtown Road from Peoria Street to Plank Road, but also widening a portion of Plank Road to accomodate turn lanes and an intersection to 26th Street, the new road adjacent to the police station. Work is expected to begin this spring.