WEEKLY STATUS UPDATE FOR AUGUST 2, 2018

PUBLIC WORKS & ENGINEERING


Transformer and Insulator Replacements:

PAR Electric Contractors, Inc. is continuing with replacement of transformers, insulators and other associated equipment. They also assisted our Electric Division crews with replacing a power pole this week. This work requires power outages for the replacement of the transformers. In some of these locations, detours are being set up to direct traffic around the work area.

Aquatic and Cultural Center Master Planning:

SH Architecture and staff met to review the survey proposal and discuss changes to the questions that will be used for the survey.

Boulder City Parkway Complete Street Improvements:

The CA group and staff are continuing to schedule meetings with stakeholders along the project.

Proposals to select a Construction Manager at Risk (CMAR) are due August 2, 2018.

Fire Department Remodel:

Staff has been in contact with the apparent low bidder to discuss their bid and some options to bring the project within budget.

Boulder City Tap Transformer and Breaker Replacements:

TOR Engineering is working on addressing plan comments and progressing the plans to 60% for review.


Arizona Street Reconstruction (Conduits):

The contractor, Wheeler’s Electric, Inc. is working at night from 9:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. Monday night to Friday morning. Wheeler’s is working on trenching for and installing conduit in the third phase from the Escalante Parks to Avenue G (Bill Ferrence Plaza).

This project is the installation of utility conduits from Nevada Way to Utah Street on Arizona Street. The work will also include trenching, pull boxes, utility vaults, ground wire installations and backfilling.


Arizona Street Reconstruction (Water):

The contractor, Acme Construction, continued work in Phase 1 from Nevada Way to Hotel Plaza. Acme will be working at night from 9:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. Monday night to Friday morning.

This project is the replacement of water services, fire hydrants and valves from Nevada Way to Utah Street on Arizona Street. The work will also include installation of backflow prevention devices and the abandonment of an old water main no longer in use.

Arizona Street Reconstruction (Concrete):

Staff will issue a Notice to Proceed to the contractor, CG&B Construction, once Acme Construction, the water contractor, is far enough ahead to not interfere with CG&B’s work.

This project is the removal and replacement of concrete curb and gutter, sidewalk and access ramps from Nevada Way to Utah Street on Arizona Street. The work does not include removal of all concrete in the project, only the areas that need to be brought up to current codes, deteriorated concrete and areas to improve drainage.

Arizona Street Reconstruction (Asphalt):

Staff will issue a Notice to Proceed to the contractor, Aggregate Industries, once CG&B, the concrete contractor, is far enough ahead to not interfere with Aggregate’s work.

This project is the removal and replacement of asphalt from Nevada Way to Utah Street on Arizona Street. The work also includes, raising water valve boxes to grade with concrete collars, fog sealing the new pavement, roadway and parking stall striping and curb painting.

Hemenway Phase IIA:

The contractor, Target Construction, continued work this week. They are working in all 4 project locations. They will be installing a temporary access between these two streets in order to replace the box culverts at both streets (one at a time).

This project is the construction of flood control improvements in several locations in the Hemenway Valley near Katzenback Drive, Lakeview Drive, and Lake Mountain Estates. Work includes box culverts, storm drains, concrete channels, sediment basins and erosion protection. This is a Regional Flood Control District funded project.

US93 Conduit Repairs Phase 3:

The contractor, Mountain Pine, continued work trenching and installing conduit on Boulder City Parkway at Yucca Street. They installed the asphalt patch across Boulder City Parkway last week.

The location of Phase 3 is near the intersection with Yucca Street. The work includes trench excavation, conduit installation, backfilling and asphalt patching trenches, concrete removal and replacements, equipment pads and ground sleeves. This work provides the conduits to remove the overhead lines across Boulder City Parkway at Yucca Street.

Water Service Replacements – 2017:

The contractor, Muller Construction, continued work installing services this week. They are approximately 75% complete with service installations.

This project is the replacement of plastic water service lines with copper service lines in the Lake Mountain Estates subdivision. The work includes trench excavation, removal of the existing plastic service, installation of the new copper service and backfilling and asphalt patching of the trenches.

Veterans Park Basketball Court:

The contractor, Cutting Edge Concrete, Inc., is working on leveling the slab surface in preparation for the surface sports coating. They are scheduled to begin installation of the basketball standards next week and forming for the concrete walkway around the court slab.

This project is the construction of a basketball court in Veterans Park. Work will include grading, concrete placement and basketball standards.

Eldorado Valley Waterline Extension – Phase 1:

This project was awarded to TAB Contractors, Inc. at the June 12, 2018 City Council meeting. The pre-construction conference is scheduled for next week.

This project is the construction of the first phase of the extension of a 16” waterline to the Eldorado Valley. This phase of the project is from Boulder City Parkway (near Veterans Memorial Drive) to US95 and then south to the new I-11/US95 interchange. Future phases to complete the line to Eldorado Valley Drive and to the tie-in location north of Boulder City Parkway are in the planning and design phases.

Eldorado Valley Waterline Extension – Phase 2:

This project was awarded at the July 10, 2018 City Council meeting to Wadley Construction. Staff is working with Wadley to process the contracts and schedule the pre-construction conference.

This project is the construction of the second phase of the extension of a 16” waterline to the Eldorado Valley. This phase of the project connects to the north end of Phase 1 near Boulder City Parkway, crosses the Parkway and railroad tracks to connect into the existing system near Veterans Drive.

Backflow Prevention Improvements 2017-18:

The contractor, Eagle View Contractors, is continuing work installing the new backflow devices.

This project is the installation or replacement of backflow prevention devices on City water meters at various locations around the city. Work will include but is not limited to meter removal and replacement, backflow prevention device installation and testing, concrete and asphalt removal and replacement, etc.

69kV Transmission Loop:

Three bids were received on July 19, 2018. Staff has reviewed the bids and will make a recommendation for award at the August 14, 2018 City Council meeting.

This project is being bid with two alternative bids to provide procurement of all materials and construction of a 69kV transmission line from Substation 3 to Substation 6. The two alternative bids are for a complete overhead construction option and the other is a combination overhead/underground option.

North Railroad Conveyance Phase II:

This project was advertised for bids on July 12, 2018. Bids are due on August 9, 2018. A pre-bid meeting was conducted on July 31, 2018. An addendum responding to bidder questions will be issued on Thursday August 2, 2018.

This project is funded by the Clark County Regional Flood Control District. The work includes construction of a concrete flood control channel near the Veteran’s Home and associated drainage facilities to convey storm water to the North Railroad Detention Basin. The work also includes expansion of the detention basin to accommodate the additional storm water.

2018-19 Pavement Reconstruction:

This project was advertised for bids on July 12, 2018. Bids are due on August 9, 2018.

This project is funded by the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada. Work includes the removal and replacement of the pavement on Palmero Way, Los Tavis Way and San Remo Way. The work also includes the removal and replacement of sections of sidewalk, curb and gutter and the cross gutters at the intersections with Georgia Avenue.

Landfill Distribution Improvements:

This project was advertised for bids on July 12, 2018. Bids are due on August 9, 2018.

This project is the installation of utility conduits, transformer pads and associated asphalt patching and concrete repairs for facilities at the landfill.

Private Projects Update:


1. Subdivision 112 – The Cottages
  • a. The developer is continuing with construction of infrastructure improvements.
2. Subdivision 113 – Boulder Hills Estates
  • a. Site grading is nearing completion. 
  • b. For any dust complaints please send an email to James Cooper at jcooper@sbhlv.com and someone will respond as soon as possible.
  • c. Staff is reviewing revision 1 of the Phase 2 civil improvement plans.
  • d. Staff is reviewing plans for Cox and CenturyLink infrastructure improvements.
3. Dry Lake Bed West – Techren – 15103 Highway 95 South
  • Onsite work is continuing for fencing, constructing the pond for dust control water and material deliveries.
  • The temporary reclaimed water line installation is ongoing.
  • Staff is reviewing the permanent water line plans.

Public Works Customer Service:

The Public Works Department Engineering Division received 5 requests for services last week as follows:

02 – Building Department Reviews
00 – Improvement Plan Reviews
00 – Excavation Permits
00 – Traffic Control Plan Reviews
02 – Obstruction Permits
00 – Electric Service
00 – Deviation from Standards
00 – Utility Investigation
00 – Water Waste Investigation
01 – Electric Rebate Program