WEEKLY STATUS UPDATE FOR APRIL 19, 2018

PUBLIC WORKS & ENGINEERING


Transformer and Insulator Replacements:

PAR Electric Contractors, Inc. continued replacement of transformers this week. This work required power outages for the replacement of the transformers.

Aquatic and Cultural Center Master Planning:

Staff and SH Architecture provided a presentation to the Parks and Recreation Commission on March 26, 2018.

Public comment cards and collection boxes are still available for comments at City Hall in the upstairs hallway near the bulletin board, in the Recreation Center and at the Pool office.

The survey website is still set up at http://bouldercityaquatics.mindmixer.com/ where the public can submit their suggestions and comments.

Boulder City Parkway Complete Street Improvements:

The consultant, CA Group, is working on addressing staff’s 60% plan review comments. The CA group is continuing to schedule meetings with stakeholders along the project.

Staff is continuing work on preparing the Request for Statements of Qualifications for advertising to select a Construction Manager at Risk (CMAR) for the project.

Fire Department Remodel:

Staff continued work on the documents for advertising the project for bids.

Boulder City Tap Transformer and Breaker Replacements:

Staff is working with the transformer manufacturer to schedule their crew for the work to “dress” the new transformer. This is the work to install all of the parts and oil that were shipped on two separate trucks from the transformer itself. Once dressed the transformer will be tested.

Elm Street Retaining Wall:

The contractor, CG&B, poured the concrete for the footing this week.

This project is the construction of a retaining wall in the unimproved alley between the 7-11 Store on Nevada Way and the Moore’s Mobile Home Park on Elm Street. This is a Community Development Block Grant funded project.

Historic Wall Preservation Police Station – City Municipal Building:

The contractor, Capriati Construction Corporation, began abatement work this week. Once the abatement is complete they will begin demolition.

This project is removal of three walls of the old Annex Building behind the Police Station that was damaged by fire. The project will preserve the south wall of the building for Historic Preservation purposes.

Arizona Street Reconstruction (Conduits):

The Notice to Proceed has been set for Monday, April 23, 2018. This contractor, Wheeler’s Electric, Inc. will be working at night from 9:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. Monday night to Friday morning.

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 bid was awarded to Acme Construction, at the March 27, 2018 City Council meeting. Staff is working with the contractor to process the contracts and scheduled the pre-construction meeting.

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):

This project was awarded to CG&B Construction at the April 10, 2018 City Council meeting. Staff is working with CG&B to process the contracts and schedule a pre-construction conference.

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):

This project was advertised for bids on April 12, 2018. Bids are due on May 3, 2018.

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:

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

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.

On-Call Drafting Services Request for Statements of Qualifications (RFQ):

Three Statements of Qualifications (SOQ) were received in response to this RFQ. Staff is working on reviewing and ranking the SOQs.

This RFQ is to select a consulting firm to provide drafting and pre-construction services for surveying and locating utilities for City designed infrastructure projects.

US93 Condit Repairs Phase 3:

This project was advertised for bids March 29, 2018. Bids are due on April 26, 2018. This project is the continuation of conduit repairs along Boulder City Parkway (US93). Staff conducted a coordination meeting with CenturyLink and Cox Communications this week regarding the project.

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:

This project was advertised for bids on March 29, 2018. Bids are due on April 26, 2018. 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:

Four bids were received on April 12, 2018. Staff is reviewing the bids and will make a recommendation for award at the April 24, 2018 City Council meeting.

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 advertised for bids on April 19, 2018. Bids are due on May 17, 2018.

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.

Private Projects Update:


1. Subdivision 112 – The Cottages
  • The developer’s contractor is continuing working on water main installation this week.
2. Subdivision 113 – Boulder Hills Estates
  • Site grading is ongoing.
  • Revision #1 of the electric improvement plans was submitted by the Developer’s engineer last week and staff is continuing our review.
3. Dry Lake Bed West – Techren – 15103 Highway 95 South
  • A pre-construction meeting was held last week for the construction of their temporary reclaimed water line. 

Public Works Customer Service:

The Public Works Department Engineering Division received 13 requests for services last week as follows:

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