Slow mail forces county to re-bid signs
October 14, 2021
Slow mail delivery prompted the Escambia County Commission to seek new bids for road signs after several of the companies who requested bid proposals didn't get the bid specifications until after the deadline.
County Engineer Bill Bridges told the county commission Monday that the bids for the 2021-2022 fiscal year for road signs were mailed, but some took more than three weeks to be delivered.
Bridges said he only felt it was fair to rebid the signs and then received only one bid from Vulcan Signs. Bridges did tell the commission that Vulcan had the bid last year. The commission then voted...