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File #: 20-4676   
Type: Capital Improvements
In control: City Council A Session
On agenda: 9/17/2020
Posting Language: Ordinance awarding a construction contract to Austin Bridge & Road, LP in the amount of $6,380,445.79 of which $729,394.48 will be reimbursed by San Antonio Water System and $458,224.26 will be reimbursed by CPS Energy for the Bynum Avenue (West Gerald Avenue to Southwest Military Drive) project, a 2017 Bond funded project, located in Council District 4. Funds are available from the 2017 – 2022 General Obligation Bond Program and are included in the FY 2020 - FY 2025 Capital Improvement Program. [Roderick Sanchez, Assistant City Manager; Razi Hosseini, Director, Public Works]
Attachments: 1. Location Map.pdf, 2. CivCast Bid Summary_Bynum, 3. Draft Ordinance, 4. Ordinance 2020-09-17-0651
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DEPARTMENT: Public Works


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


COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: Council District 4


SUBJECT:

Contract Award: Bynum Avenue (West Gerald Avenue to Southwest Military Drive) (2017 Bond Project)


SUMMARY:

An ordinance accepting the lowest responsive bid and awarding a construction contract to Austin Bridge & Road, LP in the amount of $6,380,445.79 of which $729,394.48 will be reimbursed by San Antonio Water System (SAWS) and $458,224.26 will be reimbursed by CPS Energy for the Bynum Avenue (West Gerald Avenue to Southwest Military Drive) project, a 2017 Bond funded project, located in Council District 4. Funds are available from the 2017 - 2022 General Obligation Bond Program and are included in the FY 2020 - FY 2025 Capital Improvement Program.


BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

Project Background
On May 6, 2017, voters approved the 2017 Bond Program which authorized $7,730,000.00 for street improvements for the Bynum Avenue (West Gerald Avenue to Southwest Military Drive) project. This project will provide for the street reconstruction of Bynum Avenue from West Gerald Avenue to Southwest Military Drive including curbs, sidewalks, driveway approaches, drainage, and utility improvements as appropriate and within available funding. Construction is anticipated to begin October 2020 and estimated to be completed by September 2021.

Procurement of Services
This project was advertised on June 17, 2020 for construction bids in the San Antonio Hart Beat, on the City's website, on the Texas Electronic State Business Daily, on TVSA and through the electronic bidding site CivCast. Bids were opened on July 17, 2020 and four bids were received; however the lowest bidder was deemed unresponsive. Austin Bridge & Road, LP submitted the lowest responsive bid.

This contract will be awarded in compliance with the new Small Business Economic Development Advocacy (SBEDA) Program, which requires contracts to be reviewed by a Goal Setting C...

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