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File #: 19-0441    Version: 1 Name: 4/15/19 - City/State Agreement for Jackson Ave Safety 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-19-168
Title: Resolution to Approve a Contract with the Michigan Department of Transportation for the Jackson Avenue Safety Improvements Project ($169,000.00)
Attachments: 1. Project Location Map, 2. Executed Contract.pdf
Title
Resolution to Approve a Contract with the Michigan Department of Transportation for the Jackson Avenue Safety Improvements Project ($169,000.00)
Memorandum
Attached for your review and consideration, please find a resolution to approve a contract between the City of Ann Arbor and the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) for the construction phase of the Jackson Avenue Safety Improvements Project. The agreement prescribes the cost sharing of the construction, as well as each party's rights and responsibilities, and is required for the project to receive its share of Federal funding from the Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP).

This project is the result of annual safety audit work, which identified a high crash pattern on the curve of the City's portion of westbound Jackson Avenue west of Gralake Street, as well as substandard and damaged guardrail. This project proposes to install a high-friction surface on the horizontal curve at this location, install curve warning signs, and replace and upgrade the existing guardrail.

The City applied for and was awarded an HSIP grant for federal fiscal year 2019 for the above referenced scope of work. Construction is expected to begin late summer in 2019 and the total duration of the project is expected to last three to four weeks.

The City submitted final plans to MDOT for bidding, with the project expected to be let in April. MDOT will award a contract to the qualified low bidder and administer the contract. The City will act as the project engineer.

Budget/Fiscal Impact: The Jackson Avenue Safety Improvements Project is in the City's Capital Improvements Plan as project TR-OT-20-01. The Engineer's estimate for the project's construction is $169,000. The estimated total cost of the project is $240,000. In total, the City will be receiving approximately $135,200 in HSIP Grant funds for this project. The federal funding will be used to fund participating construction expenses. The City will be f...

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