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File #: 20-031    Version: 1
Type: Award of bid, rfp, etc. Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 1/6/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 2/4/2020 Final action:
Title: Approve the award of Bid 19-325, Bridge and Retaining Wall Railing Maintenance, to Northern Contracting, Inc. for an amount not to exceed $102,778, plus a 5% contingency
CITY COUNCIL AGENDA ITEM

ACTION REQUESTED:
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Approve the award of Bid 19-325, Bridge and Retaining Wall Railing Maintenance, to Northern Contracting, Inc. for an amount not to exceed $102,778, plus a 5% contingency
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DEPARTMENT: Transportation, Engineering and Development

SUBMITTED BY: William J. Novack, Director

BOARD/COMMISSION REVIEW:
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BACKGROUND:
The City maintains 102 handrails at 37 locations throughout the City, which are found on bridges, retaining walls, culverts and bicycle paths. The handrails are composed of various materials including steel, aluminum, chain link fence and wood, and they have various coatings applied such as paint, powder coating, and galvanizing. The condition of the 37 handrails varies from very poor to very good. Very good handrails tend to be galvanized or newly painted while the very poor handrails exhibit extensive rusting and section loss throughout. Handrails rated as fair have minor paint loss and rusting at localized areas due to the paint or powder coating starting to deteriorate.

The Transportation, Engineering and Development (TED) Business Group developed a biennial Handrail Maintenance Program to improve the condition of these handrails. Year one of the program will commence in 2020 and includes 13 locations:

* Jefferson Avenue Bridge
* Bailey Road Bridge
* West Street Culvert over Cress Creek
* Burning Tree Lane Culvert over Cress Creek
* Royal Saint George Drive Box Culvert over Cress Creek
* McDowell Road Culvert
* Rickert Drive Culvert
* 248th Avenue Box Culvert over Clow Creek
* Pradel Drive Culvert over Clow Creek
* Clearwater Lane Culvert over Clow Creek
* Golden Gate Lane Box Culvert
* Hobson Mill Drive Culvert
* Washington Street Retaining Wall North of Ring Road

The scope of work will vary with each location and may include work such as fully removing and replacing handrails, cleaning and welding handrails, fully removing and replacing chain link fences, cleaning and painting small portion ...

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