WEEKLY STATUS UPDATE FOR JUNE 21, 2018

PUBLIC WORKS & ENGINEERING


Transformer and Insulator Replacements:

PAR Electric Contractors, Inc. is continuing with replacement of transformers, insulators and other associated equipment. This work requires power outages for the replacement of the transformers. Staff and PAR are also working with Dielco Crane to replace poles at various locations. In some of these locations, detours are being set up to direct traffic around the crane and work area.

Aquatic and Cultural Center Master Planning:

SH Architecture continued work on the financing options task for the project. This task is to research different methods the City may be able to utilize for funding design and construction of the new facility. They are also working on setting up a new survey to gather verifiable resident input on the project. SH submitted draft questions for the survey to staff for review. Staff is reviewing and revising the questions.

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 City’s request for construction funding was approved at the June 14, 2018 RTC Board meeting. The funding agreement will be considered by the City Council at the June 26, 2018 City Council meeting. The CA group is continuing to schedule meetings with stakeholders along the project.

Staff advertised the Request for Proposals to select a Construction Manager at Risk (CMAR) for the project this week. Staff issued addendums to extend the proposal due date to August 2, 2018 and to change the pre-proposal meeting date to July 24, 2018 to provide interested firms additional time to prepare their proposals.

Fire Department Remodel:

Staff and the architect are reviewing the bids and will make a recommendation at an upcoming City Council meeting.

Boulder City Tap Transformer and Breaker Replacements:

The transformer manufacturer’s crew began the work to “dress” the new transformer this week. This is the work to install all of the parts and oil that were shipped on two separate trucks from the transformer itself. They anticipate the work will be complete by the end of next week. Once dressed the transformer will be tested.

Historic Wall Preservation Police Station – City Municipal Building:

The contractor, Urban Jungle, continued construction this week completing the stucco on the wall. They are scheduled to begin painting the wall next week. This wall is being constructed to match as closely as possible the preserved wall.

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 continued work trenching for and installing conduit in the second phase from Hotel Plaza to the Escalante Parks.

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):

Staff conducted the pre-construction conference with the contractor, Acme Construction. The Notice to Proceed has been set for Monday June 25, 2018.

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 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 awarded to Aggregate Industries – SWR Inc. at the May 22, 2018 City Council meeting. Staff is working with Aggregate Industries-SWR Inc. to schedule the pre-construction conference.

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:

Staff has been reviewing submittals and answering requests for information from the contractor.

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 Condit Repairs Phase 3:

The contractor, Mountain Pine, continued work on Yucca Street trenching and installing conduit.

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 Notice to Proceed was on Monday this week. Staff is reviewing the contractor’s, Muller Construction, submittals.

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., worked on forming for the slab this week. They are scheduled to pour the slab next week.

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. Staff is working with TAB to process the contracts and schedule the pre-construction conference.

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 advertised for bids on Thursday, May 24, 2018. Bids are due on Thursday, June 21, 2018. The pre-bid conference was held on Tuesday, June 5, 2018.

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.

City Hall Fire Sprinkler Upgrades:

Staff is working on contacting fire sprinkler companies to obtain a quote for this work. The project was previously advertised for bids on two occasions, March 8, 2018 and May 10, 2018. No bids were received in response to either advertisement.

This project is the extension of the fire sprinkler supply line from the boiler room on the first floor of City Hall to the second floor and attic. The project also includes installing the sprinkler system in the attic. The sprinkler systems for the rest of the first and second floors will be installed in the future.

Backflow Prevention Improvements 2017-18:

Six bids were received on June 7, 2018. Staff has reviewed the bids. Staff is working with the low bidder, Eagle View Contractors, to process the contract and scheduled the pre-construction conference.

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:

This project was advertised for bids on Thursday, May 24, 2018. The pre-bid conference was held on Tuesday, June 12, 2018. Seven potential bidders attended the conference. An addendum was issued this week to extend the bid due date to July 19, 2018 in order to provide potential bidders additional time to prepare their bid.

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.

Private Projects Update:


1. Subdivision 112 – The Cottages
  • The developer is continuing with construction of infrastructure improvements.
2. Subdivision 113 – Boulder Hills Estates
  • Site grading is ongoing. 
  • For any dust complaints please send an email to Michael Gray at mgray@sbhlv.com and someone will respond as soon as possible.
  • Staff has reviewed and approved the revised electrical improvement plans.
  • Staff has reviewed the Phase 2 civil improvement plans and provided comments to the developer.
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.
  • Temporary reclaimed water line installation is ongoing.

Public Works Customer Service:

The Public Works Department Engineering Division received 23 requests for services last week as follows:

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