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Engineering Division

Project Status and Activity Report

For

April 2014


A. Engineering Division Designed Projects Where Construction was Completed in April


1. Project No. 12-5285: Link Road bridge replacement over Mulberry Creek, 0.25 mile north of Interstate Highway 70: Bids were opened on September 4, 2013 at 4:00 p.m. A Request for Action for award of this project was heard by the Board of County Commissioners on September 10, 2013. A contract totaling $367,730.18 was awarded to L & M Contractors, Inc.



a. September 26th: Link Road from Pleasant Hill Road to Stimmel Road was closed to through traffic to allow construction of the bridge replacement


b. April 18, 2014: Link Road from Pleasant Hill Road to Stimmel Road was reopened ahead of schedule to through traffic upon completion of the construction of the new bridge


2. Project No. 85 C-0323-01: Country Club Road Improvements from Simpson Road to Niles Road


a. November 12, 2013: Country Club Road from Simpson Road to Niles Road closed to through traffic to allow construction of the improvements.

b. April 23, 2014: Country Club Road from Simpson Road to Niles Road was reopened ahead of schedule to through traffic upon completion of the improvements.


3. Materials Bid Package No. 1 (Bid Opening: February 24th, B.O.C.C. Study Session: March 4th, and Request for Action and award of contracts on March 11th):


a. Materials delivered during April:


i. Water-Borne (Latex) Traffic Line Paint: Contract to Ennis Paint, Inc. for $59,162.50

ii. Reflective Glass Traffic Beads: Contract to Potters Industries, L.L.C. for $17,220.00

iii. Aluminized (Type 2) Corrugated Steel Pipe, Pipe Arch, End Sections, and Dimple Bands: Contracts to Welborn Sales, Inc. for $32,384.00 and J & J Drainage Products for $20,703.90

B. Engineering Division Designed Projects under Construction but Not Completed in April


1. Project No. 14-5305: Asphalt Pavement Overlay, Patching, and Profile Milling: This project consists of asphalt pavement overlay, patching, and profile milling on sections of road throughout the county. Bids were opened on March 7th and the B.O.C.C. consider the bids in a study session on March 14th. A Request for Action for award of a contract was heard by the B.O.C.C. on March 25th and a contract totaling $1,146,560.00 was awarded to APAC-Kansas, Inc. Shears Division.


a. April 30th: North Street from Marymount Road to Eastborough Road—subgrade repairs and asphalt overlay construction began


C. Engineering Division Designed Projects Where Contracts Have Been Awarded but Construction Was Not Started (or Materials Were Not Delivered) by the End of April


1. 2013 Reinforced Concrete Box (RCB) Package: This project consists of the replacement of fifteen existing drainage structures. Bids were opened on February 27, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. A Request for Action for award of these projects was heard by the B.O.C.C. on March 12, 2013. A contract totaling $798,067.70 was awarded to Reece Construction Company, Inc.


a. Project Locations where construction has not yet been started:


i. Project No. 09-5208 Rose Hill Road 0.4 mile west of Solomon Road


ii. Project No. 12-5268 Solomon Road 0.1 mile north of K-4 Highway


iii. Project No. 12-5277 Holmes Road 0.1 mile north of Mentor Road


iv. Project No. 12-5278 Cunningham Road 0.2 mile north of Hedberg Road


v. Project No. 12-5281 Simpson Road 0.35 mile north of Rose Hill Road


2. Project No. 14-5304: Crack Sealing: This project consists of sealing asphalt pavement cracks on sections of road throughout the county. Bids were opened on February 24th and the B.O.C.C. consider the bids in a study session on March 4th. A Request for Action for award of a contract was heard by the B.O.C.C. on March 11th and a contract totaling $81,812.11 was awarded to MPM Holdings, LLC. MPM Holdings, LLC was unable to obtain the mandatory bonds and the B.O.C.C. cancelled the contract on April 29th. The B.O.C.C. then awarded an alternate contract for $88,417.10 to the second low bidder, APAC-Kansas, Inc. Shears Division.


a. Project Locations where construction has not yet been started:


i. Burma Road from Water Well Road to K-140 Highway


ii. Halstead Road from I-70 Highway to K-140 Highway


iii. Ohio Street from Humbargar Road to just north of Pacific Court


iv. Old 40 Highway from Niles Road to Solomon City limits


v. Donmeyer Road from Old 40 Highway to Country Club Road


vi. Kipp Road from Country Club Road to K-4 Highway


vii. Magnolia Road from I-135 Highway west for 0.4 mile


3. Project No. 14-5305: Asphalt Pavement Overlay, Patching, and Profile Milling: This project consists of asphalt pavement overlay, patching, and profile milling on sections of road throughout the county. Bids were opened on March 7th and the B.O.C.C. consider the bids in a study session on March 14th. A Request for Action for award of a contract was heard by the B.O.C.C. on March 25th and a contract totaling $1,146,560.00 was awarded to APAC-Kansas, Inc. Shears Division.


a. Project locations where construction has not yet been started:


· All patching on the following road sections shall be completed by July 1, 2014:


Roads to be subsequently sealed this summer by another contractor:


i. Old 40 Hwy. from Ohio Street to Niles Road and from Solomon River bridge to Solomon City Limit


ii. Donmeyer Road from Old 40 Highway to Country Club Road


iii. Country Club Road from Salina City Limit to Union Pacific Railroad and from Cunningham Road to Kipp Road


iv. Kipp Road from Cloud Street to Schilling Road


v. Magnolia Rd. from Cunningham Road to Kipp Road


vi. Thompson Road from Shipton Road to Lockhard Road


vii. Halstead Road from Shipton Road south for 0.8 mile


viii.Old 81 Highway from K-143 Highway to Ottawa County line


· All remaining work (i. e., patching, profile milling, leveling, and surfacing) shall be completed by November 22, 2014.


v Roads to be leveled and surfaced: In addition to the patching required on the road sections listed in 1.a. above, patching shall also be done on road sections indicated on the attached map and as listed below which shall then be leveled and surfaced.


i. Burma Rd. from Water Well Rd. to K-140


ii. Hedville Road from Ottawa County line south for 1.4 miles


iii. Brookville Road from State Street to Watkins Road


v Profile milling shall be done at the locations indicated on the attached map and as listed below.


i. Burma Road and Union Pacific Railroad approaches


ii. Hedville Road and Saline River bridge approaches


iii. Brookville Road and Kansas & Oklahoma Railroad approaches


v Additional patching and profile milling may be identified and required on other county road sections not included in the above lists.


4. Project No. 14-5306: Bituminous Pavement Sealing: This project consists of sealing asphalt pavements on sections of road throughout the county. Bids were opened on March 7th and the B.O.C.C. consider the bids in a study session on March 14th. A Request for Action for award of a contract was heard by the B.O.C.C. on March 25th and a contract totaling $495,093.75 was awarded to B&H Paving, Inc.


a. Project locations where construction has not yet been started:


i. Old 40 Highway from Ohio Street to Niles Road and from Solomon River bridge to Solomon City Limit


ii. Donmeyer Road from Old 40 Highway to Country Club Road


iii. Country Club Road from Salina City Limit to Union Pacific Railroad and from Cunningham Road to Kipp Road


iv. Kipp Road from Cloud Street to Schilling Road


v. Magnolia Road from Cunningham Road to Kipp Road


vi. Thompson Road from Lockhard Road to Shipton Road


vii. Halstead Road from Shipton Road south for 0.8 mile


viii. Old 81 Hwy. from K-143 Highway to Ottawa County line


5. 2014 RCB Package: This project consists of the replacement of twelve existing drainage structures. Advertised on March 24th, Bid Opening on April 14th, B.O.C.C. Study Session with B.O.C.C. on April 22nd, and Request for Action and award of contract by B.O.C.C. on April 29th. A contract totaling $797,083.0 was awarded to Reece Construction Company, Inc.

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a. Project sites:


i. Project No. 13-5289 Muir Road 0.30 miles south of Humbargar Road


ii. Project No. 13-5290 Powers Road 0.40 miles south of Stimmel Road


iii. Project No. 13-5291Campbell Road 0.70 miles east of Niles Road


iv. Project No. 13-5292 Whitmore Road 0.10 mile south of Farrelly Road


v. Project No. 13-5293 Whitmore Road 0.45 mile south of Mentor Road


vi. Project No. 13-5294 Whitmore Road 0.10 mile south of McReynolds Road


vii. Project No. 13-5295 Whitmore Road 0.30 mile south of McReynolds Road


viii. Project No. 13-5296 McReynolds Road 0.10 mile west of Woodward Road


ix. Project No. 13-5297 Rose Hill Road 0.15 mile east of Donmyer Road


x. Project No. 13-5298 Muir Road 0.10 mile north of Hedberg Road


xi. Project No. 13-5299 Soderberg Road 0.20 mile south of Sundgren Road


xii. Project No. 13-5300 Soderberg Road 0.35 mile south of Sundgren Road

6. Project No. 14-5307: This project consists of replacement of a cross road culvert pipe on Woodward Road south of Shipton Road. Bids were opened on April 11th. A contract for $7,800.13 was awarded by the B.O.C.C. on April 22nd to Johnson Farms.


a. September 1, 2014: Contractor’s proposed start date

b. October 15, 2014: Contractor’s proposed finish date


D. Engineering Division Projects Where Bids or Proposals were received in April but Contracts had not been awarded by the End of April


1. Project No. 14-5308: Bridge Deck Repair and Multi-Layer Polymer Concrete Overlay: This project consists of repairing 25 bridge decks and then applying a polymer concrete overlay over the deck. Bid Opening on April 30th, B.O.C.C. Study Session with B.O.C.C. on May 6th, and Request for Action and award of contract by B.O.C.C. tentatively scheduled for May 13th. Bettis Asphalt & Construction, Inc. was the lowest of three bidders at $571,442.76.


a. Project sites:


i. Eff Creek Road Bridge over Mulberry Creek 1 mile north of Armstrong Road


ii. Pleasant Hill Road Bridge over Mulberry Creek 0.6 mile east of McGavern Road


iii. Brookville Road Bridge over Mulberry Creek 0.4 mile south of Watkins Road


iv. Reese Road Bridge over Mulberry Creek 0.8 mile south of Watkins Road


v. Link Road Bridge over Mulberry Creek 0.3 mile south of Pleasant Hill Road


vi. Gerard Road Bridge over the Saline River 0.1 mile north of Shipton Road


vii. Shipton Road Bridge over Saline River 0.2 mile east of Gerard Road


viii. Grand Avenue Bridge over Dry 0.1 mile west of Broadway Boulevard


xiv. Muir Road Bridge over Mulberry Creek 0.6 mile north of State Street


x. Crawford Street Bridge over Spring Creek 0.5 mile west of Muir Road


xi. Water Well Road Bridge over West Spring Creek 0.5 mile west of Brownhill Road


xii. Kipp Road Bridge over West Gypsum Creek 0.1 mile north of Shilling Road


xiii. Schilling Road Bridge over West Gypsum Creek 0.3 mile west of Kipp Road


xiv. Cunningham Road Bridge over West Gypsum Creek 0.5 mile south of Mentor Road


xv. Kingman Road Bridge over Gypsum Creek 0.7 mile west of Donmyer Road


xvi. Hobbs Creek Road Bridge over Gypsum Creek 0.5 mile west of Donmyer Road


xvii. Gypsum Valley Road Bridge over Gypsum Creek 0.2 mile north of Rose Hill Road


xviii. Niles Road Bridge over Stag Creek 0.2 mile south of Hobbs Creek Road


xix. Rose Hill Road Bridge over Stag Creek 0.7 mile west of Niles Road


xx. Rose Hill Road Bridge over Pewee Creek 0.2 mile east of Ohio Street


xxi. Fairchilds Road Bridge over Middle Dry Creek 0.8 mile south of Smolan Road


xxii. Fairchilds Road Bridge over West Dry Creek 0.3 mile south of Smolan Road


xxiii. Halstead Road Bridge over West Dry Creek 0.5 mile south of Smolan Road


xiv. Parsons Road Bridge over West Dry Creek 0.2 mile east of Muir Road


xv. Thorstenberg Road Bridge over West Dry Creek 0.5 mile west of Cooley Road



b. Project to be funded with Federal Fund Exchange funds


2. Replacement of the Road and Bridge Department, Maintenance Division Building


a. April 30th: Closing Date for Submission of Proposals


b. Three Proposals Received


c. Currently waiting for B.O.C.C. appointment of proposal review panel


E. Engineering Division Projects Out for Bids in April


1. No projects in this category.


F. Engineering Division Projects under Design in April


1. Project No. 13-5303: Humbargar Road Bridge over Buckeye Creek Superstructure Replacement Existing 80-foot Prestressed Concrete Single Tee Bridges


a. Design of prestressed concrete girders and concrete deck to replace the existing single tee superstructure


b. Drawing preparation underway


c. Project to be funded with two mil account funds


G. Engineering Division Miscellaneous Topics in April


1. Inspection and Inventory of Existing Culvert Pipes: 58.5% of county road miles have been completed


2. Prepared PowerPoint show titled “Investing in Infrastructure Renewal
--Status Report to the Community—“ for presentation by B.O.C.C. Chairman Duncan to the Chamber of Commerce Board.


3. Ongoing tasks throughout April:


a. Inspections of ongoing contractual projects (RCB construction, bridge construction, shouldering work, etc.)


b. Issue numerous entrance and utility permits



c. Sized several replacement culverts for the Road Superintendent



d. Prepared and released News Releases regarding road closures to accomplish work and reopening notices.


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