City seeks bids for 1821 Trail project

COLUMBUS, Ind. — The city of Columbus is looking for bids for contracts on a major bicentennial project.

The Columbus Board of Works approved a notice to bidders Tuesday for the 1821 Trail. Per the notice, the board will receive sealed bids for this project at the city clerk-treasurer’s office on or before Dec. 14 at 10 a.m. Contract documents will be available on the city’s website at

The Bicentennial Commission and Columbus announced in February that the seminal project for the Columbus Area Bicentennial will be the 1821 Trail extension which will connect the Haw Creek Trail, which ends at Lafayette Street, to Water Street.

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