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File #: 15-13237    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 4/21/2020 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 5/26/2020 Final action:
Title: Beatties Ford Road Widening Project
Attachments: 1. 15-13237_Map_Beatties Ford Road Widening Project.pdf
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Beatties Ford Road Widening Project

Approve change order #2 for $2,113,091.99 to the contract with J.T. Russell and Sons, Inc. for the Beatties Ford Road Widening Project.

Staff Resource(s):
Phil Reiger, General Services
Jennifer Smith, General Services
David Czerr, Charlotte Water
Ronald Hargrove, Charlotte Water

* Construction of the Beatties Ford Road Widening Project, located in Council District 2, began in October 2017.
* Construction includes two additional travel lanes, turning lanes, planted median, bicycle lanes, sidewalk, planting strips, and a new traffic signal at the Beatties Ford Road and Capps Hill Mine Road intersection.
* Change order #2 is funded by Charlotte Water ($461,042.20) and General Services ($1,652,049.79) for the following major items:
* Upgrades to Charlotte Water's existing water system along Beatties Ford Road including new valves and fire hydrants and relocating existing services,
* Additional excavation and fill material to replace unforeseen unsuitable soils encountered during both the sewer line installation and roadway work,
* Additional grading at a major industrial entrance along Beatties Ford Road, and
* An increase in fuel index pricing for asphalt cement.
* On September 11, 2017, City Council awarded a contract to J.T. Russell and Sons, Inc. in the amount of $10,281,606.93 for the Beatties Ford Road Widening Project. Change order #1 for $850,000 to install a new sanitary sewer line was approved by City Council on January 14, 2019.
* The new total value of the contract with change order #2 is $13,244,698.92.
* Construction is scheduled to be complete in third quarter 2020.

Charlotte Business INClusion
All additional work involved in this change order will be performed by J.T. Russell and Sons, Inc. and their existing subcontractors (Part D: Section 6 of the Charlotte Business INClusion Policy).

J.T.Russell and Sons, Inc. has committed 52.97% ($1,119,359) of the total contra...

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