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File #: 19-0430    Version: 1 Name: 4/15/19 - Construction Contract for Hoover, Greene, Hill Project
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/15/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 4/15/2019 Final action: 4/15/2019
Enactment date: 4/15/2019 Enactment #: R-19-166
Title: Resolution to Award a Construction Contract to E.T. Mackenzie Company for the Hoover, Greene, Hill Improvement Project ($4,692,900.00; Bid No. ITB 4563 and Appropriate the University of Michigan's Contribution of $1,100,000.00 (8 Votes Required)
Attachments: 1. 2018031Res.pdf, 2. 20190313 Conformed Hoover, Green, & Hill Improvements Project.pdf
Title
Resolution to Award a Construction Contract to E.T. Mackenzie Company for the Hoover, Greene, Hill Improvement Project ($4,692,900.00; Bid No. ITB 4563 and Appropriate the University of Michigan's Contribution of $1,100,000.00 (8 Votes Required)
Memorandum
Attached for your approval is a resolution to award a construction contract to E.T. Mackenzie Company ("EMC") in the amount of $4,692,900.00 for the Hoover, Greene, Hill Improvement Project.

Project Description
The Project consists of replacement of water mains at:
* E. Hoover Avenue from Main Street to State Street, and
* Hill Street from Adams Street to Fifth Avenue.

The Project also includes stormwater improvements, including adding oversized storm sewer to create additional storage and reduce adverse impacts to Allen Creek, at:

* Greene Street between Hill Street and Davis Avenue,
* Greene Street between Kipke Drive and E. Hoover Avenue, and
* E. Hoover Avenue between Brown Street and the railroad tracks.

Finally, the Project's street resurfacing will include the following road segments:

* Hill Street from Adam Street to Fifth Avenue,
* E. Hoover Avenue from Main Street to State Street, and
* Greene Street from Kipke Drive to Hill Street.

The Project also includes geometric changes to the Greene and Hoover intersection to improve pedestrian safety, new accessible sidewalk ramps, curb and gutter replacements, and some drainage structure replacements.

Construction will begin in early May 2019 and is scheduled to conclude by mid-November 2019, with the Hoover Avenue segment to be completed by mid-August.

Project plans and specifications were distributed through the City of Ann Arbor's procurement website and MITN.info. The sole bidder was EMC with a bid amount of $4,692,900.00, 10.2% above the Engineer's Estimate.

The bid conforms with the contract requirements and unit pricing is reasonably consistent with recent projects and local industry demands. EMC has good references, and a histo...

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