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Work on Broadway side streets, parking lots get green light from council

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Get ready for a lot of construction in downtown Alexandria later this summer - $763,229 worth.

At its meeting Monday night, the Alexandria City Council accepted bids to reconstruct side streets along Broadway and set a public hearing to talk about the cost of redoing two city parking lots - one adjacent to 7th Avenue East and the other on Hawthorne Street and 5th Avenue.


Mark Lee Excavating of Alexandria was the low bidder on all three projects.

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Al Edenloff
Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  
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