Board of Public Works & Safety – 3/13


Action: 166th Street Bridge construction

  • What it means: Hoosier Pride Excavating Inc. was awarded the contract for the construction of 166th Street Bridge over William Lehr Ditch. The total for the bid was $1,077,259.41 for construction of a 32-foot span three-sided structure, 130-feet long with an 8-foot rise. The project will also include replacement of a culvert under Union Chapel Road just south of Sagamore subdivision.
  • Other awarded bids: ATC Associates was awarded the material testing contract for the 166th Street Bridge for $2,125. During construction, it will be necessary to perform material testing for subgrade, backfill and construction materials. These testing services will be performed by ATC Associates. It was determined full-time inspection was not needed for this project because it can be covered by city employees. However, supplemental services, such as spot inspection of the structure and shop-drawing review to approve structural details, may be needed from a consultant. HWC Engineering will provide on-call inspection services to the city as needed. The contract will not exceed $20,000.
  • What’s next: Final completion of the project shall be on or before Oct. 15.

Action: Summer Road sanitary sewer project

  • What it means: Harvey Construction Co. Inc. was awarded the Summer Road sanitary sewer project for the amount of $27,277. The project includes the construction of approximately 500 feet of shallow 8-inch sanitary sewer and lateral stubs for seven existing single family lots.
  • What’s next: Final completion of this project shall be on or before May 1.

Action: Union Chapel Road/Promise Road improvements

  • What it means: The Noblesville Dept. of Engineering will publish the advertisement for bid for the Union Chapel Road/Promise Road improvements at Promise Road Elementary School. This project is part of the agreement between the city and Noblesville Schools dealing with roadway improvements in vicinity of the newly-constructed school. The city will be rehabilitating Promise Road between 146th Street and the recently-completed Union Chapel realignment.
  • What’s next: Bid opening for the project is anticipated to be March 27.

Action: Sale of surplus fire equipment

  • What it means: The Noblesville Fire Dept. has a 1991 Pierce Dash Pumper that was declared surplus equipment. The truck was first advertised within Hamilton County, but after no bids were received, it was listed with Firetec Used Apparatus Sales for its appraised value of $15,000.
  • What’s next: NFD received a full-price offer of $15,000 from Conway Volunteer Fire Dept. in Conway, Mo. Firetec will receive a 10 percent commission upon the sale of the vehicle.

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