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File #: 20-5752   
Type: Capital Improvements
In control: City Council A Session
On agenda: 10/29/2020
Posting Language: Ordinance awarding a construction contract to New Age General Contractors, Inc. in the amount of $741,536.52 of which $144,079.46 will be reimbursed by San Antonio Water System for the Heath Road/Grissom Road Intersection project, a 2017 Bond funded project, located in Council District 6 & 7. Funds are available from the 2017 - 2022 General Obligation Bond Program and are included in the FY 2021 - FY 2026 Capital Improvement Program. [Roderick Sanchez, Assistant City Manager; Razi Hosseini, Director, Public Works]
Attachments: 1. Map_Heath Rd, 2. CivCast Bid Summary_Heath Road, 3. Draft Ordinance, 4. Ordinance 2020-10-29-0754
DEPARTMENT: Public Works


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


COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: Council Districts 6 & 7


SUBJECT:


Contract Award: Heath Road/Grissom Road Intersection (2017 Bond Project)


SUMMARY:

An ordinance accepting the lowest responsive bid and awarding a construction contract to New Age General Contractors, Inc. in the amount of $741,536.52 of which $144,079.46 will be reimbursed by San Antonio Water System (SAWS) for the Heath Road/Grissom Road Intersection project, a 2017 Bond funded project, located in Council Districts 6 and 7. Funds are available from the 2017 - 2022 General Obligation Bond Program and are included in the FY 2021 - FY 2026 Capital Improvement Program.


BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

Project Background
On May 6, 2017, voters approved the 2017 Bond Program which authorized $1,100,000.00 for street and traffic control improvements associated with the Heath Road/Grissom Road Intersection project located in Council Districts 6 and 7.
The project will reconstruct and widen Heath Road to accommodate turning at Grissom Road and Timberhill at Grissom Road intersections. Improvements include a turning lane southbound at the intersection of Heath Road and Grissom Road including new traffic signals, signage and the restriping of traffic lanes to facilitate a changeable turn lane for northbound traffic on Timberhill at Grissom Road intersection. Construction of new curbs, sidewalks, driveway approaches, accessibility ramps and joint-bid utility water main installation and adjustments will also be completed as appropriate. Construction is anticipated to begin in December 2020 and estimated to be completed by June 2021.
Procurement of Services
This project was advertised on July 15, 2020 for construction bids in the following media: San Antonio Hart Beat, the City's website, the Texas Electronic State Business Daily, TVSA and through the electronic bidding site CivCast. Bids were opened on August 11, 2020 and four bids ...

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