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File #: 19-0055    Version:
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 1/4/2019 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 2/26/2019 Final action: 2/26/2019
Title: Department of Transportation recommending the Board consider the following pertaining to the Hazel Valley Road at EID Canal Bridge Replacement Project, CIP 77125/36105021, Contract 2770: 1) Approve and adopt the Plans and Contract Documents and authorize the Chair to sign the Plans; and 2) Authorize advertisement for construction bids. (Cont. 2/12/19, Item 12); and 3) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an Encroachment Agreement with the El Dorado Irrigation District. FUNDING: Highway Bridge Program (100%). (Federal Funds)
Attachments: 1. A - Contract Documents, 2. B - Plan Set, 3. C - Vicinity Map, 4. D - Counsel Approval, 5. E - Encroachment Agreement, 6. Executed Encroachment Agreement, 7. Executed Plans
Related files: 15-0436, 19-0351
Title
Department of Transportation recommending the Board consider the following pertaining to the Hazel Valley Road at EID Canal Bridge Replacement Project, CIP 77125/36105021, Contract 2770:
1) Approve and adopt the Plans and Contract Documents and authorize the Chair to sign the Plans; and
2) Authorize advertisement for construction bids. (Cont. 2/12/19, Item 12); and
3) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an Encroachment Agreement with the El Dorado Irrigation District.

FUNDING: Highway Bridge Program (100%). (Federal Funds)
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The Hazel Valley Road at EID Canal Bridge Replacement Project (Project) will replace the existing bridge built in 1940 that is functionally obsolete by today's standards due to its narrow 10 foot width, substandard geometric alignment and barriers, accelerated wood rot issues, seismic analysis, and service life and structure age.

The Project consists of construction of a new, simple-span, precast, pre-stressed deck slab bridge over the El Dorado Irrigation District's EID canal; El Dorado Canal including construction of concrete bridge abutments on cast-in-drilled hole piles, concrete wing walls, Midwest guardrail system, concrete retaining walls, drainage systems, grading and paving for new bridge approaches and re-aligned roadway and removing existing bridge.

Construction of the Project will require significant work immediately adjacent and over the EID canal. The water in the EID canal is used for drinking water and for hydroelectric power generation. Since any damage to the canal that interrupts the flow of water through the canal might cause EID to suffer damages, EID requested an Encroachment Agreement to detail the rights and obligations of each party.

Due to federal funding, both California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) compliance are required. A CEQA Mitigated Negative Declaration was approved by the Board on June 2, 2015 (Item 23). A Ca...

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