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File #: 22-137    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Passed
File created: 4/20/2022 In control: Town Council
On agenda: 4/26/2022 Final action: 4/26/2022
Title: Contract Authorization and Project Ordinance Update for Signal Work associated with the East Main Street Restriping Project PURPOSE: The purpose of this agenda item is to provide the Council with the opportunity to authorize the Town Manager to execute a contract for the traffic signal work and approve the revised project ordinance for the East Main Street restriping project.
Attachments: 1. A - Resolution.pdf, 2. B - Capital Project Ordinance.pdf, 3. C - East Main Street Approved Restriping Plan.pdf
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Contract Authorization and Project Ordinance Update for Signal Work associated with the East Main Street Restriping Project
PURPOSE: The purpose of this agenda item is to provide the Council with the opportunity to authorize the Town Manager to execute a contract for the traffic signal work and approve the revised project ordinance for the East Main Street restriping project.
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DEPARTMENT: Public Works, Planning and Finance

CONTACT INFORMATION: Ben Schmadeke, Capital Projects Manager, 919-918-7424, bchmadeke@carrboronc.gov; Christina Moon, Planning Administrator, 919-918-7325, cmoon@carrboronc.gov; Arche McAdoo, Finance Director, 919-918-7439, amcadoo@carrboronc.gov

INFORMATION: NCDOT is scheduled to begin the East Main Street resurfacing project in mid-May. Work will involve, milling, repaving, and the installation of new pavement markings to include bike lanes. The Town is responsible for arranging for the necessary changes to the traffic signals to accommodate the new lane configuration. On March 18th, staff sent out a request for bids to 29 vendors on NCDOT's prequalified list for signal work who were either classified as minority/woman-owned businesses (MWBE), historically underutilized businesses (HUB) or identified as a firm that works in Orange County. Two firms submitted quotes by the April 8th deadline. A summary of the bid results is provided in Table 1 below.

Table 1 - Summary of Bids
Bidder
Bid Amount
North Carolina certified HUB?
TCD
$119,565.00
No
Fulcher Electric
$148,916.60
No

Schedule
The resurfacing project is scheduled to begin in mid-May and anticipated to be completed in approximately 5 weeks. The work schedule will be dictated by NCDOT and their contractor, Sunrock, and will be weather dependent. The signal work will be completed in tandem with the NCDOT resurfacing with final completion to occur at the same time. Town staff will be providing updates to the community prior to and during constructio...

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