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New Signage for Safety

New Signage for Safety

  Three locations on Highway 287 through Lamar have been equipped with electronic street-crossing signage as part of the overall Downtown Project, according to Brian Long, CDOT Resident Engineer. Traveling north, motorists will encounter the three at the Lamar Community College Baseball Field at Merchant’s Park. This lighting system is known as RRFB, or Rectangular […]

Main Street Construction Work Update

Main Street Construction Work Update

    The majority of construction crew workers along the southern section of Main Street have been absent for the past several days, with only a handful working at the intersection of Main and Oak Streets. At this point, employees of American Civil Constructors are removing about 100 feet of the concrete topping moving south […]

High Bidding Delays Local Construction Projects

High Bidding Delays Local Construction Projects

Lamar City Administrator, John Sutherland, imparted some disappointing news to the Lamar City Council and audience during the August 22nd meeting;  the bids for construction for the proposed downtown Pocket Park and the first phase of Highway 287 construction came in over expectations and current available finances. “We had only one bid for the Pocket […]