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File #: 19-0438    Version: 1 Name: Award of Contract 18-10-C, North Avenue Shoulder Improvements, Federal Project CML-5942(285)
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 4/3/2019 In control: Public Works & Planning
On agenda: 5/7/2019 Final action: 5/7/2019
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Adopt plans and specifications and award Contract 18-10-C, North Avenue Shoulder Improvements to the low bidder, AJ Excavation, Inc., 9662 W. Kearney Blvd., Fresno, CA, in the amount of $924,227.
Attachments: 1. Agenda Item, 2. Location Map, 3. Contract No. 18-10-C

DATE: May 7, 2019

TO: Board of Supervisors

SUBMITTED BY: Steven E. White, Director
Department of Public Works and Planning

SUBJECT: Award of Contract 18-10-C, North Avenue Shoulder Improvements,
CML 5942(285)

RECOMMENDED ACTION(S):
TITLE
Adopt plans and specifications and award Contract 18-10-C, North Avenue Shoulder Improvements to the low bidder, AJ Excavation, Inc., 9662 W. Kearney Blvd., Fresno, CA, in the amount of $924,227.
REPORT
Approval of the recommended action will authorize the award of a Federally funded Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) project. Pursuant to Resolution No. 19-086, award of the North Avenue Shoulder Improvements Project (Project) would also authorize the Director of Public Works and Planning to execute Contract Change Orders up to $58,711. The Contract Change Order authorization does not allow changes to the scope of work. This item pertains to a location in District 4.

ALTERNATIVE ACTION(S):

If the recommended action is not approved, the Project will be delayed or will not be constructed.

FISCAL IMPACT:

There is no increase in Net County Cost associated with the recommended action. The anticipated maximum construction cost, based on the low bid and including an allowance for contingencies, is $982,938 ($924,227 contract plus $58,711 change order authorizations). The improvements are 72.84% Federally funded through the CMAQ Program, and Senate Bill 1: Road Maintenance and Rehabilitation (SB 1) revenues will be used to cover the County's share. Sufficient appropriations and estimated revenues are included in the Department's Road Org 4510 FY 2018-19 Adopted Budget.

DISCUSSION:

The purpose of the CMAQ Program is to fund transportation projects or programs that will contribute to attainment or maintenance of the National Ambient Air Quality Standards for ozone, carbon monoxide, and particulate matter.

The Project consists, in general, of adding approximately eight feet of new paved shoulder over aggregate base ...

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