City opened bids on street car project

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TUCSON, Ariz. -- The Modern Street Car is one step closer to breaking ground.

Tuesday the City of Tucson opened the bids submitted for construction of the Modern Street Car.

It happened at 4 P.M. In council chambers.

The apparent low bidder is Old Pueblo Track Works with a bid of just over $55 million.

If everything is okay with the paperwork, the winning bid contractor could break ground on the street car in mid March of this year.