Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
File #: 21-21    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 1/20/2021 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 1/26/2021 Final action:
Title: Update on the Implementation of the East Main Street Restriping Project and Request to Increase Contract with Stantec to Cover Signal Plans PURPOSE: The purpose of this item is to provide the Town Council with an update on the pavement marking plans and to request an increase to the existing contract with Stantec to provide for the development of plans for the necessary signal changes.
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - East Main Street Redesign
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
No records to display.
TITLE: Title
Update on the Implementation of the East Main Street Restriping Project and Request to Increase Contract with Stantec to Cover Signal Plans
PURPOSE: The purpose of this item is to provide the Town Council with an update on the pavement marking plans and to request an increase to the existing contract with Stantec to provide for the development of plans for the necessary signal changes.
body
DEPARTMENT: Planning and Finance

CONTACT INFORMATION: Christina Moon - 919-918-7325, cmoon@townofcarrboro.org; Zachary Hallock - 919-918-7329, zhallock@townofcarrboro.org; Patricia McGuire - 919-918-7327, pmcguire@townofcarrboro.org; Cary McNallan - 919-918-7301, cmcnallan@townofcarrboro.org

INFORMATION: Since the last update on the East Main Street project on June 23, 2020, staff has continued to work with Stantec, the project consultant, to refine the pavement marking plans as directed by NCDOT, and in collaboration with the Town of Chapel Hill to ensure a seamless transition at the eastern end of the corridor (Town of Carrboro - Meeting of Town Council on 6/23/2020 at 7:00 PM (legistar.com). Changes to the traffic signals are also necessary to implement the project and Stantec has provided staff with a scope of work to complete the necessary signal plans, as a contract amendment. NCDOT has identified March 1st as the deadline for plan completion/approval in order to stay on schedule for the NCDOT resurfacing project for this spring/summer.

Staff is also working with Stantec to develop preliminary estimates for construction in anticipation of an informal bid. Implementation will need to occur in coordination with NCDOT's resurfacing project.

Staff will work with the Economic Development Director to keep local businesses located along the corridor up to date as the project moves forward in an effort to minimize the potential for disruptions relating to the construction activity.

FISCAL & STAFF IMPACT: The cost for the signal plans is $44,0...

Click here for full text