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Bus stop snow removal

Discussion in 'Bidding & Estimating' started by landscaper1018, Nov 16, 2014.

  1. landscaper1018

    landscaper1018 Junior Member
    Messages: 2

    Got a call to bid on some bus stops for the county first time i hear of this.
    The shelter areas are 8'x6' and the benches 6' they have to be included plus salting.
    What could be a good going rate for this.
  2. fireball

    fireball PlowSite.com Veteran
    Messages: 535

    A good going rate would be 2times whatever you make with a pickup and two shovelers now. Keep in mind you have to be done before the first people show up for the first bus. Also keep in mind that all those people waiting for buses have nothing better than to stomp on the snow thus making hardpac a major problem. I won't even mention the nasty lawyers fighting for their clients who fall down getting off the bus
  3. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    You sure?

  4. maxwellp

    maxwellp PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,112

    Yes I would like to do a lot of those. OR NOT!!!!

    PLOWTRUCK Senior Member
    Messages: 125

    5 bucks per shelter.... Or is that to high? Kidding. I would say $55 per stop including salt.
    Last edited: Nov 17, 2014
  6. fireball

    fireball PlowSite.com Veteran
    Messages: 535

    great pictures Grandview. The other thing to consider is bollards around the stops too.