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File #: 15-19381    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Approved
File created: 12/13/2022 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 2/27/2023 Final action: 2/27/2023
Title: Water Main Replacement Construction
Attachments: 1. Map-Water Main Replacement Construction


Water Main Replacement Construction




Approve a guaranteed maximum price of $8,634,241.80 to R.H. Price Inc. for Design-Build construction services for first phase of the Zone 2 Water Replacement Package 1 project.



Staff Resource(s):

Angela Charles, Charlotte Water

Jackie Jarrell, Charlotte Water

Marion Sanders, Charlotte Water



§                     R.H. Price Inc. has developed a guaranteed maximum price for construction of 32,000 linear feet of water mains to replace old infrastructure that has reached the end of its useful life in northeast Charlotte (Council Districts 1 and 5).

§                     This project is within the city’s Sugar Creek Road/I-85 Corridor of Opportunity.

§                     On October 24, 2022, City Council approved a contract for $2,801,194 with R.H. Price Inc. for Design-Build design services.

§                     The project is anticipated to be complete by second quarter 2025.


Charlotte Business INClusion

The city negotiates participation for Design-Build contracts after the firm is selected and scopes of work are defined for design and construction services. R.H. Price Inc. has committed $950,000 or approximately 11.00% of the contract for construction services to the following certified firms (Part G: Section 2.7 of the Charlotte Business INClusion Policy):

§                     C and D Utility (SBE) ($475,000) (water main installation)

§                     Uniforce Construction Corporation (MBE, SBE) ($475,000) (water main installation)


Fiscal Note

Funding: Charlotte Water Capital Investment Plan