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File #: 15-14520    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/27/2020 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 12/14/2020 Final action:
Title: Construct Uptown Cycle Track Project
Attachments: 1. Map_Construct Uptown Cycle Track Project.pdf
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Title
Construct Uptown Cycle Track Project

Action
Action:
Approve a contract in the amount of $4,142,506.50 to the lowest responsive bidder Blythe Development Co. for the Uptown Cycle Track project.

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Staff Resource(s):
Phil Reiger, General Services
Jennifer Smith, General Services

Explanation
* This project will include the construction of a two-way, separated cycle track in uptown Charlotte along portions of Fifth and Sixth Streets extending the current Sixth Street cycle track between McDowell Street and the LYNX Blue Line Rail Trail in Council Districts 1 and 2.
* Once completed, the project will connect more than 40 miles of bikeways providing more transportation choices for Charlotte residents and commuters.
* Work includes the construction of concrete medians, wheelchair ramps, pavement markings, milling, resurfacing, traffic signals, signage, and an at-grade crossing of the LYNX Blue Line.
* This project is the result of four years of planning and public outreach, including two pilot projects to test different design solutions and gather feedback.
* On October 16, 2020, the city issued an Invitation to Bid; four bids were received.
* Blythe Development Co. was selected as the lowest responsive, responsible bidder.
* The project is anticipated to be complete by fourth quarter 2021.

Charlotte Business INClusion
Established MBE Goal: 6.00%
Committed MBE Goal: 10.42%
Blythe Development Co. exceeded the established subcontracting goal, and has committed 10.42% ($431,538) of the total contract amount to the following certified firm(s) (Part B: Section 3 of the Charlotte Business INClusion Policy):
* R.R.C. Concrete Inc (MBE, SBE) ($431,538) (concrete, curb and gutter, sidewalk)

Established SBE Goal: 19.00%
Committed SBE Goal: 19.51%
Blythe Development Co. met the established subcontracting goal, and has committed 19.51% ($808,007) of the total contract amount to the following certified firm(s) (Part B: Section 3 of the Charlotte Business IN...

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