Highland Homes bid well under estimate
By Tom Larson
Because of the poor economic climate, engineers and City of Morris officials expected that bids might come in low for work planned this summer in the Highland Homes Addition.
Even they are pleasantly surprised.
The city opened bids for the project estimated to cost about $2 million and learned that the likely successful bidder was almost $435,000 under the estimate.
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