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Cedar Rapids awards demolition contract for 75 flood homes

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CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) -

As the City of Cedar Rapids continues to demolish homes and buildings damaged in the flood of 2008, a contract to demolish 75 more has been awarded.

The city has agreed to pay Kelly Demolition of Mt. Vernon $538,806.25 to demolish 75 homes between March 26 and June 8.

Exact dates of these demolitions will be determined by availability of equipment and weather conditions.

The money for these demolitions comes from Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds.

To date, the city says they have completed 1,190 of 1,300 buyouts and have demolished 963 of the 1,200 homes and buildings marked for demolition.

For an address list of homes set to be demolished, visit www.CRProgress.com.  

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