Bankrupt solar farm improvements awarded to Corona contractor

Rialto low bidder unresponsive, according to city staff Photo by Melissa Diaz Hernandez/The Valley ChronicleConstruction has begun to complete improvements on the SunEdison solar generating plant at Sanderson and Acacia Avenues. ■ Melissa Diaz Henandez / Editor The long-awaited improvements to the southwest corner of Sanderson and Acacia Avenues began Monday, July 31, according to Acting City Engineer Nino Abad, who spoke at the July 25 Hemet City Council meeting. The contract was awarded to Hillcrest Contracting, Inc. of Corona even though the lowest bidder was Vance Corp. of Rialto. Hillcrest came in $54,245 over Vance with a bid of $2,313,378, but Vance didn’t follow up and was deemed “unresponsive.” The

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