Legal bills from a troublesome sidewalk curb that upended cyclists continue topile up for Des Moines.

The city has so far settled four lawsuits with riderswho crashed into a curb that formerly occupied the southeast corner of Southwest 16th Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway along the bicycle trail.

Settlements to the four riders — Larry Conklin, Mark Evans, Robert Foss and Bill Swoboda — have totaled about $1.91 million, including a $125,000 payment to Conklin the Des Moines City Council authorizedMonday.

The four crashes took place in the spring and summer of 2017 after the city installed the 6-inch, unmarked curb in March of that year.

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