Schoolhouse Ditch delays costly for contractor

By Randall Luker

An almost month long delay in finishing the Schoolhouse Ditch crossing at FM 105 south will cost Excavation and Construction, the contractor on this phase of the Schoolhouse Ditch project $14,000 in liquidated damages, Vidor City Council decided Thursday.

While the project was bid at a 90 day completion, and was expected to be completed before school started last year, it was not completed until July with a number of issues leading to a total of 275 days start to finish.

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