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File #: 23-0986    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 5/5/2023 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/20/2023 Final action: 6/20/2023
Title: Department of Transportation recommending the Board: 1) Approve and adopt the Guardrail Upgrades Multiple Locations - West Slope Project (CIP 36105075, Contract 7590) Plans and Contract Documents and authorize the Chair to sign the Plans; and 2) Authorize advertisement for construction bids. FUNDING: Highway Safety Improvement Program. (100% - State)
Attachments: 1. A - Counsel Approval, 2. B - Contract Documents, 3. C - Plan Set, 4. D - Vicinity Map, 5. Executed Plan Title Sheet
Related files: 21-0624, 23-1331
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Department of Transportation recommending the Board:
1) Approve and adopt the Guardrail Upgrades Multiple Locations - West Slope Project (CIP 36105075, Contract 7590) Plans and Contract Documents and authorize the Chair to sign the Plans; and
2) Authorize advertisement for construction bids.

FUNDING: Highway Safety Improvement Program. (100% - State)
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The El Dorado County Department of Transportation (Transportation) received funding through the Highway Safety Improvement Program for the Guardrail Upgrades Multiple Locations - West Slope Project (Project). The Project is being implemented to upgrade existing metal beam guardrail systems in El Dorado County (County) at multiple locations. The County has close to 4,400 linear feet of existing metal beam guardrail installed at more than nine locations on the west slope of El Dorado County. The locations of work for this Project include Sly Park Road (north and south of Park Creek Road, at Mormon Emigrant Trail, and 800 feet west of Mormon Emigrant Trail ), Mormon Emigrant Trail (across the first and second dam), Newtown Road (at Snows Road and due south of Fort Jim Road) and Pleasant Valley Road (west of Church Street).

The work associated with the Project consists of reconstruction/upgrades to the existing metal beam guardrail systems along County roads. Improvements include the removal of existing rail and replacement with Midwest Guardrail Systems, installation of new Terminal Ends, traffic control, and other associated work.

Due to the absence of Federal funding, only California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) compliance is required. A CEQA Notice of Categorical Exemption was filed on March 9, 2022.

All work is to be completed within County maintained right-of-way. There are no utility relocations identified.

Transportation has requested authorization to proceed from Caltrans, since Caltrans is responsible for disbursement of this Project's funding. Transportati...

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