By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor
TELL CITY – Bids from companies hoping to help the Perry County Port Authority upgrade their Hoosier Southern Railroad facilities to handle 286,000-pound railcars were opened at a special meeting Aug. 29.
The low bid for track work came from Balfour-Beatty Rail of Atlanta, Ga., which offered to do the work for $339,827.50.
Other bids ranged up to $389,982.
The low bid for bridge work was from Cooper Rail Service of Huntingburg. That company bid $1,709,762.99.