Commissioners accept bid for hauling caliche

A bid for hauling caliche was accepted Monday by Hockley County commissioners.

Commissioner Tommy Clevenger said the county received three bids.

The lowest bid, which was approved, was $80 per truckload from McHam Ltd.

Tonyís Oilfield submitted a bid of $121 while Triple A Forklift Service entered one for $143 per truckload.

Clevenger said the bids were for hauling a minium of 20 cubic yards per truckload from the Precinct 3 caliche pit to Fisher and Delaware roads in Precinct 4.

A total of 7,500 yards of caliche will be moved for the road improvement projects.

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