2019 Streets Rehabilitation Project
The Public Works Department and City Council have identified priority streets in need of pavement rehabilitation during the 2019 construction season (see Figure 1: Proposed Project Areas). The City sees the goal of this project as strictly maintenance and rehabilitation of the City streets in the worst condition. We are seeking pavement condition options in order to bring these failed streets back into the regular maintenance cycle with other local streets. This project is funded in part with a special City sales tax for street rehabilitation and Road Maintenance and Rehabilitation Act (RMRA) funding.
Tri-annual Pavement Management Program Update (2017): The preparation of this report was programmed and funded through the Mendocino Council of Governments’ FY 2016/17 Transportation Planning Overall Work Programs and the work was completed by Nichols Consulting Engineers, Chtd. (NCE).
City application to the State for Local Partnership Program (LPP) funds through the formulaic program under the Road Maintenance and Repair Act (RMRA-SB 1).
The City Council approved a professional services agreement for the 2019 Streets Rehabilitation Project Design with Santa Rosa based Green Valley Consulting Engineers on January 14, 2019 in the amount not to exceed $149,270. Final plans were drawn and the request for construction management services and construction bids was released early July 2019. The City received two (2) Construction Management contract proposals from professional firms meeting the necessary requirements to complete the proposed work however based on the available budget, staff recommended selecting LACO Associates for the Construction Management of the 2019 Streets Rehabilitation Project for the amount not to exceed $215,900.
The construction contract was awarded to the lowest responsive bidder on August 12, 2019. Argonaut Constructors of Santa Rosa secured the contract for the amount not to exceed $1,585,187 as per Resolution 4190-2019. The 2019 Streets Rehabilitation Project is currently under construction and is expected to be completed in three (3) phases by January 2020:
Construction Phase I:
Will incur the replacement of concrete curb, gutter and sidewalk in strategically selected locations.
Construction Phase II:
Streets Demo and Rehabilitation on assigned streets.
Construction Phase III:
Closeout and acceptance to include completion of post construction punch list items, change orders implementation, and finally acceptance by City Council. The project close out is tentatively scheduled for January 2020.
Residents along the affected roadways will be notified 48 hours prior to work and “No Parking” signs will be placed 72 hours prior to work in those affected areas. Drivers are reminded to allow additional driving time, to drive cautiously in the construction zones, and encouraged to park and use nearby streets.
Road construction projects by their nature, may cause minor inconveniences to residents on impacted roads. The City and the contractors are working diligently to minimize those concerns. It is our hope that the benefits afforded by these street improvements outweigh the temporary inconveniences caused by construction. Weekly press release project updates may be found on the City’s website. Sign up to receive weekly notifications by visiting https://city.fortbragg.com/list.aspx.
Questions regarding this information should be directed to Chantell O’Neal, Engineering Technician, at (707)961-2824 Ext.133