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File #: 21-0495    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 3/22/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 4/20/2021 Final action: 4/20/2021
Title: Department of Transportation recommending the Board consider the following pertaining to the Merrychase and Country Club Drive - Sidewalks, Class II/III Bikepath and Silva Valley Parkway/Harvard Way Intersection Improvements, CIP 72312/36105025 and CIP 72378/36105036, Contract 4546: 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: Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (45%) and Urban Surface Transportation Block Grant Program (55%), as approved by the El Dorado County Transportation Commission on February 4, 2021. (Federal Funds)
Attachments: 1. A - Counsel Approval, 2. B - Contract Documents, 3. C - Vicinity Map, 4. D - Merrychase Plan Set, 5. E - Silva Valley Harvard Plan Set, 6. Executed Plan Set
Related files: 21-0881
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Department of Transportation recommending the Board consider the following pertaining to the Merrychase and Country Club Drive - Sidewalks, Class II/III Bikepath and Silva Valley Parkway/Harvard Way Intersection Improvements, CIP 72312/36105025 and CIP 72378/36105036, Contract 4546:
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: Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (45%) and Urban Surface Transportation Block Grant Program (55%), as approved by the El Dorado County Transportation Commission on February 4, 2021. (Federal Funds)
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
Merrychase and Country Club Drive - Sidewalks, Class II/III Bikepath and Silva Valley Parkway/Harvard Way Intersection Improvements (Project) will provide Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) improvements at both Project sites to address locations identified in the County ADA Transition Plan that need updating to current ADA standards. The Merrychase and Country Club Drive site will also construct improvements to sidewalks, cross walks, and add Class II/III bike lanes at various locations. Specific measures include addition of approximately 2,100 linear feet of new sidewalk, installation of 2.1 miles of Class II/III bike lanes, a new crosswalk, and new solar powered flashing beacons, as well as the ADA curb ramp improvements. The Silva Valley Parkway/Harvard Way Intersection site will construct intersection improvements to enhance public safety, traffic flows, reduce congestion, and improve air quality. Specific measures include increasing the length of the northbound turn pocket, adding a southbound through and bike lane, optimizing signal timing, and installing new pedestrian and bicycle detection systems, as well as the ADA curb ramp improvements. The Project duration is 80 working days and is anticipated to be completed within the 2021 construction season while the nearby schools ...

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