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File #: 19-0017    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 12/27/2018 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 1/29/2019 Final action: 1/29/2019
Title: Department of Transportation recommending the Board consider the following pertaining to the Bassi Road at Granite Creek - Bridge Replacement Project, CIP 77128/36105001, Contract 2777: 1) Approve and adopt the Plans and Contract Documents and authorize the Chair to sign the Plans; and 2) Authorize advertisement for construction bids. FUNDING: Highway Bridge Program (100%). (Federal Funds)
Attachments: 1. A - Contract Routing Sheet, 2. B - Contract Documents, 3. C - DRAFT Plans, 4. D - Vicinity Map, 5. Executed Plan
Related files: 15-0611, 19-0276, 20-0289, 21-0347

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Department of Transportation recommending the Board consider the following pertaining to the Bassi Road at Granite Creek - Bridge Replacement Project, CIP 77128/36105001, Contract 2777:

1) Approve and adopt the Plans and Contract Documents and authorize the Chair to sign the Plans; and

2) Authorize advertisement for construction bids.

 

FUNDING:  Highway Bridge Program (100%).  (Federal Funds)

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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND

The Bassi Road at Granite Creek - Bridge Replacement Project (Project) will provide a new cast-in-place pre-stressed concrete box girder bridge over Granite Creek; removal of the existing structure; grading and paving for the new bridge approaches; and, signing, striping, and drainage system improvements.

 

Due to federal funding, both California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) compliance are required.  A CEQA Negative Declaration was approved by this Board on June 2, 2015, Item 36 (Legistar 15-0611).  A California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) NEPA Categorical Exclusion Determination was issued on August 6, 2018 and a re-validation was approved on September 26, 2018.  All environmental permits have been approved for this Project.

 

All required right of way has been acquired for the Project.

 

Department of Transportation (Transportation) has received an advanced construction (AC) federal funding authorization (E-76) for construction phase activities.  Transportation is expected to receive the fully funded authorization prior to the start of construction activities.

 

The Contract Documents include all required federal provisions and incorporate the current Caltrans Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) requirements.  The DBE goal is 17%.

 

ALTERNATIVES

1) The Board could choose to not approve the Contract Documents.  Transportation will make any changes requested by the Board and return at a later date.

2) The Board could choose to not authorize advertisement for construction bids.  Transportation will make any changes requested by the Board and return at a later date.

 

PRIOR BOARD ACTION

See Discussion / Background Section.

 

OTHER DEPARTMENT / AGENCY INVOLVEMENT

County Counsel and Risk Management have reviewed and approved the Plans and Contract Documents.

 

CAO RECOMMENDATION / COMMENTS

It is recommended that the Board approve this item.

 

FINANCIAL IMPACT

The total estimated cost for the Project’s construction is $3,450,000, which includes construction items of work, construction management, inspection, materials testing, and contingencies.

 

There is no financial impact or change to Net County Cost associated with this item.  The Board will not obligate the County with the current requested action.  The obligation will result from the subsequent action of awarding the bid.

 

CLERK OF THE BOARD FOLLOW UP ACTIONS

1) The Clerk will obtain the Chair's signature on the construction Plans for the Project.

2) The Clerk will forward the original signed Plan set to Transportation, Fairlane Engineering, attention Matt Smeltzer.

 

TRANSPORTATION FOLLOW UP ACTIONS

Transportation will advertise the Project for bid proposals and return to the Board with recommendations for award at a later date.

 

STRATEGIC PLAN COMPONENT

Infrastructure

 

CONTACT

Rafael Martinez, Director

Department of Transportation