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File #: 12-1310    Version: 1 Name: 11/8/12 - Thurston Safe Routes MDOT Agreement
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/8/2012 In control: City Council
On agenda: 11/8/2012 Final action: 11/8/2012
Enactment date: 11/8/2012 Enactment #: R-12-504
Title: Resolution to Approve Agreement with the Michigan Department of Transportation for the Thurston Elementary Safe Routes to School Project ($111,800.00)
Attachments: 1. Thurston city state agreement-revised 11-2-12, 2. thurston city state agrmnt.pdf
Title
Resolution to Approve Agreement with the Michigan Department of Transportation for the Thurston Elementary Safe Routes to School Project ($111,800.00)
Memorandum
Attached for your review and approval, please find a resolution to approve an agreement between the City of Ann Arbor and the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) for the installation of bike and pedestrian safety improvements. The agreement is required so that this project can be performed as a federal aid project using Safe Routes to School Infrastructure Funds.

The project consists of installing two (2) new pedestrian crossing islands, installing bike lanes on and converting to 3 lanes a portion of Green Road, upgrade signing and installation of two (2) rectangular rapid flashing beacons. This will facilitate crossing Green Road. Additionally sign upgrades within the school zone and a path separation from the roadway shoulder will occur.

The construction plans were prepared by staff and submitted to MDOT for their November 2, 2012 bid letting. The project construction cost is estimated at $111,800.00 with $111,800.00 in SRSI Federal grant covering construction cost and $18,000.00 in local participation for construction inspection and contingencies. Construction is scheduled to begin in spring of 2013 and continue until May 2013. Like all such projects, MDOT will award the construction contract and the City of Ann Arbor will act as the Project Manager.

One requirement for this type of project is that the City enters into an agreement with the State stipulating the funding split and other rights and responsibilities of the parties. It is the same type of agreement that we have used on other federally funded projects. Federal SRSI Funds will supply 100% of the participating construction cost. The remaining cost of the construction contract/ construction engineering, testing, and all non-participating items of work will be funded from the City of Ann Arbor Alternative Transporta...

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