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File #: 15-9034    Version: Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Approved
File created: 8/14/2018 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 1/14/2019 Final action: 2/11/2019
Title: Cross Charlotte Trail - South Charlotte Connector
Attachments: 1. Location Map - Cross Charlotte Trail - South Charlotte Connector (9-10-2018)
Title
Cross Charlotte Trail - South Charlotte Connector

Action
Action:
Approve a contract in the amount of $2,333,078 to the lowest responsive bidder Onsite Development, LLC for the Cross Charlotte Trail - South Charlotte Connector project.

Body
Staff Resource(s):
Mike Davis, Engineering and Property Management
Imad Fakhreddin, Engineering and Property Management
Liz Babson, Transportation
Scott Curry, Transportation

Explanation
* The Cross Charlotte Trail is a City-County partnership that will connect existing County greenway segments with new urban trails to form a continuous pathway extending approximately 26 miles across Charlotte.
* This project, located in Council District 7, proposes a 0.7-mile trail that includes a bridge connecting Little Sugar Creek Greenway/Cross Charlotte Trail at Park Road Extension to the existing McMullen Creek/McAlpine Creek/Four Mile Creek greenway system that runs from Pineville Matthews Road at McMullen Creek Parkway to Rea Road and Bevington Place.
* Once completed, the 0.7-mile South Charlotte Connector will connect the Cross Charlotte Trail to an existing 5.5-mile greenway system that crosses south Charlotte, reaching Rea Road. It will extend the reach of the Cross Charlotte Trail by connecting an additional 25,000 south Charlotte residents to within walking distance of the trail.
* This connector is one of two City projects needed to complete a continuous 18-mile trail from Uptown to South Charlotte. Council will be asked to approve an additional 1.5-mile segment from Brandywine Road to Tyvola Road at a future meeting.
* Work will include an asphalt greenway, grading, retaining walls, driveway, curb, gutter, wheel chair ramps, storm drainage, pre-fabricated bridge, boardwalks, bank stabilization and traffic control.
* On August 14, 2018, the City issued an Invitation to Bid; four bids were received.
* Onsite Development, LLC was selected as the lowest responsive, responsible bidder.
* The project is anticipat...

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