MU Accepts Bids for Demolition of University Village Apartments

1 year 10 months 1 week ago June 19, 2014 Jun 19, 2014 Thursday, June 19 2014 Thursday, June 19, 2014 2:24:00 PM CDT in News
By: James Packard, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - The University of Missouri received bids Thursday from 10 companies interested in demolishing the University Village apartments.

The lowest bid came from Marschel Wrecking out of Fenton at nearly $379,000. JC Industries out of Jefferson City placed the highest bid at just over $1.5 million. Bids include the cost of demolition and asbestos removal  in addition to the cost of recycling half of the demolished material.

Two of the 10 companies are from mid-Missouri, both in Jefferson City. Four other bidders are Missouri-based companies and four are out-of-state companies. 

The university opened bidding for the demolition several weeks ago and set an initial deadline of June 12 for bids to be submitted. That deadline was extended to allow companies to add potential removal costs of asbestos and hazardous materials to their bids.

The apartment complex will close June 30 in response to a deadly walkway collapse on February 22 that killed Columbia Firefighter Lt. Bruce Britt.

The companies that submitted bids to the university are:

Marschel Wrecking, out of Fenton, submitted a bid of $378,940.

Spirtas Wrecking Co., based in St. Louis, submitted a bid of $430,000.

Kaw Valley Companies, out of Kansas City, Kansas, submitted a bid of $521,026.

Gator Industrial, out of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, submitted a bid of $540,000.

Ahrens Contracting, based in St. Louis, submitted a bid of $555,000.

Jeff Schnieders Construction Co., based in Jefferson City, submitted a bid of $599,490.

Midland Wrecking, out of Lenexa, Kansas, submitted a bid of $664,755.

Dore & Associates Contracting, out of Bay City, Michigan, submitted a bid of $717,600.

Earthworks Excavation & Associates, based in Higginsville, submitted a bid of $864,000.

JC Industries, out of Jefferson City, submitted a bid of $1,518,000.

MU does not have a timeline yet for when it will chose a company. The university said it hoped to have demolition start between mid-July and early August.

Related Stories

More News

Grid
List
COLUMBIA — The Boone County Sheriff's Department, Columbia Police Department and Jefferson City Police Department collected unused or unwanted prescription... More >>
12 hours ago April 30, 2016 Apr 30, 2016 Saturday, April 30 2016 Saturday, April 30, 2016 8:28:00 PM CDT in News
SPRINGFIELD (AP) — A 28-year-old Springfield man has been sentenced to two life terms for fatally stabbing a rural southwest... More >>
16 hours ago April 30, 2016 Apr 30, 2016 Saturday, April 30 2016 Saturday, April 30, 2016 4:23:26 PM CDT in Continuous News
COLUMBIA — Safe Kids Columbia unveiled its new Safe Kids Mobile Education Unit Saturday. Children also learned about safety while... More >>
16 hours ago April 30, 2016 Apr 30, 2016 Saturday, April 30 2016 Saturday, April 30, 2016 4:20:00 PM CDT in News
COLUMBIA — Boone Hospital gave community members a chance to receive a variety of free cancer screenings at their 3rd... More >>
16 hours ago April 30, 2016 Apr 30, 2016 Saturday, April 30 2016 Saturday, April 30, 2016 3:54:00 PM CDT in News
BOONE COUNTY — A woman was hospitalized after crashing her car on Highway 63 Saturday afternoon. According to the... More >>
16 hours ago April 30, 2016 Apr 30, 2016 Saturday, April 30 2016 Saturday, April 30, 2016 3:49:00 PM CDT in News
CHICAGO - The NFL Draft has called and Mizzou answered. Today three former Missouri Tigers were selected in the... More >>
17 hours ago April 30, 2016 Apr 30, 2016 Saturday, April 30 2016 Saturday, April 30, 2016 3:23:00 PM CDT in Top Stories
JEFFERSON CITY — The Missouri Junior Golf Foundation opened the Ken Lanning Golf Center Saturday morning. The golf course... More >>
17 hours ago April 30, 2016 Apr 30, 2016 Saturday, April 30 2016 Saturday, April 30, 2016 3:20:00 PM CDT in News
COLUMBIA — Hundreds of mid-Missourians gathered at Bass Pro Shops Lake Saturday morning for the fifth annual "Float Your Boat... More >>
18 hours ago April 30, 2016 Apr 30, 2016 Saturday, April 30 2016 Saturday, April 30, 2016 2:41:00 PM CDT in News
JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — There are two weeks left for the Missouri Legislature to pass bills, and some Democrats are... More >>
19 hours ago April 30, 2016 Apr 30, 2016 Saturday, April 30 2016 Saturday, April 30, 2016 1:27:24 PM CDT in News
COLUMBIA — The Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP) said Saturday a man who they arrested on Wednesday has died. ... More >>
23 hours ago April 30, 2016 Apr 30, 2016 Saturday, April 30 2016 Saturday, April 30, 2016 8:53:00 AM CDT in News
MEXICO — Parents, teachers and potential foster parents are taking the opportunity to offer their kids a better life by... More >>
1 day ago April 30, 2016 Apr 30, 2016 Saturday, April 30 2016 Saturday, April 30, 2016 6:15:00 AM CDT in News
BALLWIN (AP) — Republicans are choosing 40 of the 57 Missouri delegates to their national convention and many may not... More >>
1 day ago April 30, 2016 Apr 30, 2016 Saturday, April 30 2016 Saturday, April 30, 2016 5:56:00 AM CDT in News
COLUMBIA — A town hall meeting to explain an updated development code for the city of Columbia was held Saturday... More >>
1 day ago April 30, 2016 Apr 30, 2016 Saturday, April 30 2016 Saturday, April 30, 2016 4:23:00 AM CDT in News
COLUMBIA — What was supposed to be a simple meet and greet resulted in a change of location and some... More >>
1 day ago April 29, 2016 Apr 29, 2016 Friday, April 29 2016 Friday, April 29, 2016 8:09:00 PM CDT in News
COLUMBIA — High school students from all over the state traveled to Columbia for the MSHSAA Music Festival, the state-level... More >>
1 day ago April 29, 2016 Apr 29, 2016 Friday, April 29 2016 Friday, April 29, 2016 8:01:00 PM CDT in News
COLUMBIA — Missouri residents will see more insects this Spring and Summer because temperatures did not hit below freezing enough... More >>
1 day ago April 29, 2016 Apr 29, 2016 Friday, April 29 2016 Friday, April 29, 2016 7:07:00 PM CDT in News
COLUMBIA — The City of Columbia utility department recently sent out 8,000 incorrect utility bills. Assistant Director Jim Windsor... More >>
1 day ago April 29, 2016 Apr 29, 2016 Friday, April 29 2016 Friday, April 29, 2016 5:36:00 PM CDT in News
COLUMBIA — The Columbia Senior Activity Center began its two-day spring garage sale on Friday. The annual garage sale... More >>
1 day ago April 29, 2016 Apr 29, 2016 Friday, April 29 2016 Friday, April 29, 2016 5:35:00 PM CDT in News
Columbia, MO
Broken Clouds 57°
9am 60°
10am 62°
11am 63°
12pm 63°

Select a station to view its upcoming schedule:

Coming Up Next

8:00a
Sunday TODAY with Willie Geist
9:00a
Meet the Press
10:00a
The Chica Show
8:30a
The Key of David
9:00a
Campmeeting
10:00a
Christian Worship Hour

Tonight's Schedule

7:00p
Little Big Shots
8:01p
The Carmichael Show
8:30p
Crowded
9:00p
Dateline NBC
7:00p
A History of Violence
9:00p
KOMU 8 News @ Nine on The CW
9:30p
Cougar Town