WEEKLY STATUS UPDATE FOR FEBRUARY 16, 2017

PUBLIC WORKS & ENGINEERING


Whalen Field Restroom:

CG&B Enterprises, Inc. is continuing work to address plan review comments for their permit application resubmittal.

Utah Street Reconstruction:

The contractor, Aggregate Industries, is continuing work on excavation for and installation of the new underground dry utility conduits on the south end of Utah. On Wednesday night traffic was shifted to the east side from New Mexico to 6th Street to facilitate conduit installations. Aggregate is scheduled to open all of the closed side streets at Utah Street this week, except Avenue I and Wyoming. A detour for these streets in set up. Aggregate worked on preparing the base on the east side of Utah. The traveling public is requested to follow the traffic control signage as Aggregate will be setting up detours or use alternate routes.

Utility crews continued pulling their new cables into conduits this week and making connections. A power outage is scheduled for next Wednesday, February 22 at 4:00 a.m. to facilitate the removal of the overhead utility lines and removal of the utility poles.

Residents in the area will notice street lights in the work zone are not coming on. This is due to switching out old street lights for new street lights and old street light cable for new cable. Therefore, there will be several weeks without street lights to facilitate the change.

Aggregate’s most recent schedule shows work being complete by mid-March 2017.

Boulder Creek Restroom – Building Construction:

The contractor, SHF International, LLC, poured the footings and slab late last week. The began installing the block walls this week.

City Shops Fuel Station:

Staff received and is reviewing the submittals from the contractor, High Desert Petroleum.

69kV Transmission Loop:

Staff attended a neighborhood meeting last Saturday, February 11th for the Tuscany Retreat area. Approximately 30 people attended the meeting. This project is the design of an aboveground 69kV Transmission Loop from Substation No. 3 at Adams Boulevard and River Mountain Avenue to Substation No. 6 near the Hemenway ball fields. This new power pole line will run past residential neighborhoods on Nevada Way and US93 in the Hemenway Valley area. This new transmission line will help to reduce number and the length of time of potential power outages.


US93 Conduit Repairs:

The contractor, Mountain Pine Construction, continued work this week trenching and installing conduit on the north side of US93. They have installed of the utility vaults. There was a scheduled power outage on Tuesday night/Wednesday morning to make connections to existing equipment on the south side of US93. Work is being performed at night from Sunday night to Thursday morning from 7:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. to help reduce the impacts to businesses and traffic.


US93 Conduit Repairs Phase II:

This project was advertised for bids on January 26, 2017. Bids are due on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 2:30 p.m. This project is the next phase of utility conduits, vaults and equipment pads to replace aging facilities along US93. Work on the south side will be between Juniper Way and Madrone Street. Work on the north side will be from Yucca Street to Marshall Plaza.

North Escalante Utility Conduits:

Staff conducted the pre-construction conference with the contractor, Muller Construction, on Tuesday, February 14, 2017. The Notice to Proceed has been set for February 27, 2017. This project is the installation of utility conduits, and concrete pads for utility equipment in the parking area on the west side of North Escalante Park in preparation for the construction of a solar powered shade structure over the center parking stalls.

Solar PV Power Array Installation:

The project was awarded to Bombard Electric at the February 14, 2017 City Council meeting. Staff is working with Bombard to process the contracts and schedule the Notice to Proceed.


Elm Street Retaining Wall:

This project was advertised for bids on January 26, 2017. Bids are due on February 23, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. A pre-bid conference was conducted on Thursday, February 9, 2017. Two potential bidders attended the conference. The project is the construction of a retaining in the alley between the 7-11 store on Nevada Way at Elm Street and Moore’s Mobile Home Park.

Boulder City Parkway Complete Street Improvements:

Public Works and our consultant, CA Group, are continuing scheduling individual stakeholder meetings with businesses on US93 to review the proposed improvements in front of their businesses and gather their input. The meetings are going well and we are receiving good input from everyone. Also, everyone is very supportive of the project and are looking forward to the improvements to the area. The CA Group is reaching out to more of the stakeholders to schedule meetings with any that are interested.

Southwest Gas Main Work:

Southwest Gas’ contractor, NPL, is continuing working in various areas around town over the next several weeks. NPL’s work will include partial lane closures to facilitate their work and to remove and replace asphalt.

Public Works Permit Processing:

The Public Works Department Engineering Division processed 70 private project reviews and permits in the months of January as follows:

10 – Building Department Reviews
37 – Excavation Permits
21 – Traffic Control Plan Reviews
01 – Obstruction Permits
01 – Deviation from Design Standards