SOUTH BEND – As of Monday, Cedar Street in South Bend will be closed for construction. Cedar Street is the street that drivers use while leaving the hospital and Alder House.
As of a result of the construction, Alder Street will serve as a two-way street. Alder Street is the road coming up to the hospital and Alder House.
It is not known how long Cedar Street will be closed. The congressional period is scheduled to last up to 11 weeks.
The cost of the job is estimated at $705,188. Quigg Brothers Inc. of Aberdeen was awarded the bid over Bergerson Construction of Astoria, Ore., Nova Construction, Inc., and Rognlin's Inc. of Aberdeen.
The first phase of the construction includes renovation or Cedar Street and work on the infrastructure. The second phase includes replacing water lines with larger ones, which would be beneficial to getting the water to fire trucks and fire hydrants.