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Portion of Grant Street to close for repairs
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This aerial photo shows the area of Grant Street that will be closed for repairs starting Monday.

A portion of Grant Street will be closed south of 10th Street (US-56 Highway) on Monday to replace the 150-foot section, Great Bend Public Works Director Simon Wiley said. The work should be completed on or around Oct. 31, weather permitting.

This contract was awarded by the City of Great Bend to Suchy Construction Inc. of Great Bend for the total base bid price of $41,789.50. This project will include 212 cubic yards of unclassified excavation, 450 square yards of eight-inch granular base, 450 square yards of geosynthetic reinforcement, 450 square yards of concrete pavement, all traffic control and mobilization.

No part of the recently renovated 10th Street will be impacted, he said. The stretch of Grant runs from the southern edge of 10th south to just beyond the northern Grant Street entrance into Walmart parking lot.

The asphalt around the entrance has deteriorated rapidly. The driveway is heavily utilized by semi traffic and the surface has not withstood those heavy loads turning on it.

“The City of Great Bend apologizes for any inconveniences and requests patience as we continue to make Great Bend a better place to live and work,” Wiley said. The project will force detours, utilizing the new Eighth Street expansion.

Any and all questions can be submitted to the City of Great Bend Department of Public Works at 620-793-4150 or via email to