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File #: 14-0216    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Passed
File created: 6/16/2014 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 6/24/2014 Final action: 6/24/2014
Title: Award of Construction Contract for 2013/14 Street Resurfacing Project PURPOSE: The purpose of this agenda item is to award a construction contract for the 2013/14 Street Resurfacing Project.
Attachments: 1. Resolution for Award of Street Resurfacing Contract June 2014
TITLE: Title
Award of Construction Contract for 2013/14 Street Resurfacing Project

PURPOSE: The purpose of this agenda item is to award a construction contract for the 2013/14 Street Resurfacing Project.
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DEPARTMENT: Public Works

CONTACT INFORMATION: George Seiz, Public Works Director, 919-7427; Chad Dusenberry, Street Superintendent, 918-7432

INFORMATION: Bids were opened for the above mentioned project on June 17th, 2014. The project consists of resurfacing approximately 3.6 miles of streets and includes necessary asphalt removal/milling and pavement marking restoration. The following bids were received:


Company Base Bid Casting Adjustments Total
Turner Asphalt $393,670.40 $15,900 $409,570.40
Raleigh, NC

Carolina Sunrock $397,567.45 $22,168.59 $419,736.04
Durham, NC

Thompson Arthur $452,322.80 $24,860.00 $477,182.80
Greensboro, NC

Engineer's estimate: $422,959.00

Turner Asphalt has been utilized by the Town for previous resurfacing projects, most recently in 2012, and performed well.


FISCAL & STAFF IMPACT: The specifications includes a provision that allows quantities to be altered, provided the alterations do not change the total contract cost by more than 25 percent. There is $437,704 budgeted for resurfacing. Based on the low bid of $409,570, the town could increase the contract by about 7% and subsequently increase the amount of streets resurfaced and still stay within budget. In order to meet the goal of resurfacing each street every 15 years we should be resurfacing approximately 5 to 5.5 miles every two years. It should be further noted that OWASA will reimburse the Town for the adjustment of their utility castings. This will be arranged thru a memorandum of understanding

It was anticipated that Public Works staffing hours will be required to inspect the work and administer the contract.

RECOMMENDATION:r Adopt the attached resolution and award the contract to Turner Asphalt in ...

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