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File #: 19-5964   
Type: Capital Improvements
In control: City Council A Session
On agenda: 12/5/2019
Posting Language: Ordinance approving a Local On-System Agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation to allow the City to construct and maintain the roadway and provide traffic signal improvements within the right-of-way of State Highway 87, necessary for the completion of the S. Foster Road (Rigsby to 4,000’N) Project, a prior debt funded project. [Roderick Sanchez, Assistant City Manager; Razi Hosseini, Interim Director, Transportation & Capital Improvements]
Attachments: 1. Map_S Foster Road, 2. LOSA_S Foster Rd, 3. Draft Ordinance, 4. Ordinance 2019-12-05-0984
DEPARTMENT: Transportation & Capital Improvements


DEPARTMENT HEAD: Razi Hosseini, P.E., R.P.L.S.


COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: Council District 2


SUBJECT:

Local On-System Agreement: S. Foster Road (Rigsby to 4,000'N) Phase I


SUMMARY:

An ordinance authorizing the execution of a Local On-System Agreement between the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and the City of San Antonio, authorizing the City of San Antonio to enter, construct and maintain the roadway and provide traffic signal improvements within the right-of-way of State Highway 87, necessary for the completion of the S. Foster Road (Rigsby to 4,000'N) Project, a prior debt funded project located in District 2.


BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

The S. Foster Road (Rigsby to 4,000'N) Phase I Project recently began construction located within areas in which are part of the state highway system. TxDOT approval is required as part of the Local On-System Agreement to allow the City to enter, continue construction and maintain the necessary improvements within TxDOT right-of-way in relation to the S. Foster Road (Rigsby to 4,000'N) Project, a prior debt funded project located in District 2.

Previous City Council Action
On May 9, 2019, City Council through Ordinance 2019-05-09-0380 approved a construction award in the amount of $4,367,118.02 to Texas Sterling Construction Co. for the S. Foster Road (Rigsby to 4,000'N) Phase I Project. The scope of the project includes widening the existing 26-foot wide, two-lane roadway to a proposed 50-foot wide, four-lane roadway with roadside drainage ditches, driveway culverts, driveways, box culvert crossings, traffic signal improvements and reconstruction of a left turn lane on State Highway 87, also known as Rigsby Avenue and the relocation of a traffic signal to accommodate the widening of Foster Road. Utility adjustments are included as part of the work. The project is a continuation of the City's commitment to provide adequate roadway capacity for th...

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