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Engineering Division

Project Status and Activity Report

For

February 2014

 

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

      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 Board of County Commissioners on March 12, 2013.  A contract totaling $798,067.70 was awarded to Reece Construction Company, Inc.

 

                                a. Project Locations where construction has been completed:  

                                     i.      Project No. 12-5280  Lapsley Rd. 0.2 mile west of Cunningham Rd.    

                                     ·         January 8th:  Road closed to through traffic to permit construction of new RCB

 ·                         February 24th:  Construction completed and road reopened to traffic

                                     ii.     Project No. 12-5276  Simpson Rd. 0.4 mile north of Mentor Rd.

                                     ·         January 22nd :  Road closed to through traffic to permit construction of new RCB

 ·                         February 27th:  Construction completed and road reopened to traffic

 

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

 

      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. February 1st through February 18th

 

                 i.    Completed placement of haunched deck slab reinforcement

 

            b. February 19th:

 

                 i.    Placed deck and abutment concrete

 

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

 

            a. November 12th:  Construction started

 

            b. February 1st through February 31st:  Shoulder construction and culvert pipe installation underway

 

      3.   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 Board of County Commissioners on March 12, 2013.  A contract totaling $798,067.70 was awarded to Reece Construction Company, Inc.

 

                                        a. Project Locations where construction has been started:         

                                             i.      Project No. 12-5274  Assaria Rd. 0.4 mile west of Niles Rd.

                C.  Engineering Division Designed Projects Where Construction Contracts Have Been Awarded but Construction Was Not Started by the End of February

                        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 Board of County Commissioners 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 Rd. 0.4 mile west of Solomon Rd.                     

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

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

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

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

                                                      

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

1.   Bid Package No. 1 (Bid Opening:  February 24th and B.O.C.C. Study Session:  March 4th):

 

      a. Water-Borne (Latex) Traffic Line Paint

      b. Reflective Glass Traffic Beads

      c.  Aluminized (Type 2) Corrugated Steel Pipe, Pipe Arch, End Sections, and Dimple Bands

      d. Crushed Stone Aggregate (SS-5), Sand-Gravel Aggregate (SS-5), and Aggregate Base Material (AB-3)

      e. Project No. 14-5304:  Crack Sealing

 

E.  Engineering Division Projects Out for Bids in February

 

1.   Bid Package No. 2 (Bid opening:  March 7th at 4:00 p.m.):

 

      a. Project No. 14-5305:  Asphalt Pavement Overlay, Patching, and Profile Milling

 

      b. Project No. 14-5306:  Bituminous Pavement Sealing

 

      c.  Traffic Signs

 

      d. Street Signs 

 

F.   Engineering Division Projects under Design in February

 

      1.   2014 RCB Package

 

            a. 12 sites selected

 

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        

            b. All easements and Corps of Engineers and Department of Agriculture, Division of Water Resources permits have been received. 

 

            c.  Current status:  Project on hold until funds are in place to permit proceeding to advertisement for bids

 

3.   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.  Field surveying data needed

 

      d. Current status:  Project on hold until funds are in place to permit proceeding to advertisement for bids  

 

 

4.   Project No. 14-5307:  Culvert Replacement--Woodward Road south of Shipton Road

 

      a. Surveying completed

 

      b. Plan preparation underway

 

G.  Engineering Division Miscellaneous Topics in February

 

              1.   Upgrades to the Road and Bridge Department, Maintenance Division Building

 

                    a. February 11th:  B.O.C.C. study session to review of Request for Action #115-14

 

                    b. February 18th:  B.O.C.C. tour of building at 3600 Airport Road

 

                    c.  March 4th:  Study Session to obtain B.O.C.C. direction about how to            proceed with upgrades to the Road and Bridge Department, Maintenance Division Building

 

              2.   February 19th:  Attended Biggert Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act Training Course in Wichita

 

              3.   Inspection and Inventory of Existing Culvert Pipes:  56% of county road miles have been completed

 

              4.   Ongoing tasks throughout February:

 

               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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