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File #: 15-19084    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Approved
File created: 10/26/2022 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 11/28/2022 Final action: 11/28/2022
Title: Construct Bryant Farms Road Extension Phase 1 Design-Build Project
Attachments: 1. Map_Construct Bryant Farms Road Extension Progressive Design-Build Project


Construct Bryant Farms Road Extension Phase 1 Design-Build Project




Authorize the City Manager to negotiate and approve a guaranteed maximum price up to $20,000,000 to Blythe Development Co. for Design-Build construction services for the Bryant Farms Road Extension Phase 1 Design-Build Project. 



Staff Resource(s):

Phil Reiger, General Services

Jennifer Smith, General Services

Veronica Wallace, General Services



§                     This project will improve east-west connectivity in the Ballantyne/South Charlotte area from Elm Lane to Rea Road in Council District 7. 

§                     Work will include the extension of Bryant Farms Road from Elm Lane to Rea Road; improve the intersection of Elm Lane, Blakeney Heath Road, and Bryant Farms Road; and install a traffic signal at the Rea Road and Bryant Farms Road intersection.

§                     The project will also include two, 11-foot travel lanes, multi-use paths, and a roundabout at Elm Lane.

§                     Progressive Design-Build consists of two phases. The design phase in the amount of $1,438,696 was approved by Council in April 2021. This contract amendment will complete 100 percent design and include construction services for the project.

§                     Blythe Development Co. is the best qualified firm to meet the city’s needs on the basis of demonstrated competence and qualification of professional services in response to the RFQ requirements.

§                     The city’s design-build delivery method is in conformance with North Carolina General Statute 143-128.1(a) and consistent with the Design-Build Institute of America best practices for design-build generally and progressive design-build specifically.

§                     The guaranteed maximum price includes $7,300,000 of work for Charlotte Water. Work will include installation of a new 36-inch drinking water transmission line and tie into the existing system along Rea Road.

Charlotte Business INClusion

All additional work involved on the contract amendment will be performed by Blythe Development Co. and their existing subcontractors. (Part D: Section 6 of the Charlotte Business INClusion Policy).

Fiscal Note

Funding: General Capital Investment Plan and Charlotte Water Capital Investment Plan