Greenville plans to spend .4 million on Swamp Rabbit Trail bridges

Greenville plans to spend $6.4 million on Swamp Rabbit Trail bridges

This tale was up to date Oct. 13 to clarify there were 4 bridges included in the initial selling price estimate.

The metropolis of Greenville is setting up to fork out $6.4 million to build pedestrian bridges on an extension of the Prisma Wellbeing Swamp Rabbit Path.

Pursuing negotiations with its best-choice contractor, Town Council expects to use $4 million earlier established aside and an extra $2.4 million in hospitality and accommodations taxes and capital-venture funds to spend for two prefabricated bridges. They are to go about Laurens Highway in the vicinity of Washington Avenue and over Haywood Highway near its conclude at Laurens Street.

Councilmembers permitted the extra million-dollar allocation in the initially of two votes Monday night. The overall is a fall in value from original estimates that put the value tag closer to $10 million for 4 bridges.