Supply, inflationary woes impact capital projects
November 24, 2021
By DAVID MARTIN
Supply chain problems and inflation are impacting capital construction projects throughout the county and have resulted in Green River’s long-planned wastewater treatment plant being pushed backed.
According to Mark Westenskow, public works director for the city, bids for the wastewater treatment project came in with materials’ pricing increased by between 30-50% from when initial estimates were made. Westenskow said the increased costs have caused the city to seek additional funds for the project, as well as request the State Loans and Investments Board to modif...