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Poor sewers and crumbling roads are just two of the reasons the City of Morris will rebuild East 2nd Street beginning next spring. The construction work will stretch from Atlantic Avenue to beyond the Regional Fitness Center.

City will wait for decision on Riley Bros.

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By Tom Larson

Sun Tribune

The Morris City Council delayed awarding a bid on its planned East 2nd Street project to allow a legal situation with its low bidder to be hashed out.


The council on Tuesday tabled for two weeks any action on awarding a bid on the infrastructure repair project after hearing some potentially good news about the company's legal predicament from Chris Riley, of Riley Bros. Construction.

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