This extensive $6.2 million water and sewer project is a cooperative effort between US Department of Agriculture, the Gogebic Range Water Authority, and the City of Bessemer. The project was awarded to Snow Country Contracting.

Total project cost is almost $6.2 million - $1.7 million for the water portion and $6.2 million for the sewer. The project is funded through a $3.9 million USDA grant with the remaining $2.3 million secured via a $2.3 million USDA 40-year loan at 2% interest.

The project will begin on Monday, April 10, 2017, with the final completed scheduled for July 15, 2019. Updates will be posted as needed.

The following information may be of interest: