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File #: 2020-0100   
Type: Resolution Status: Approved
File created: 4/6/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 4/23/2020 Final action: 4/23/2020
Title: Consider a resolution rejecting the bid submitted by Austin Traffic Signal Construction Co. for the Hesters Crossing/La Frontera Traffic Signal Project.
Attachments: 1. Resolution, 2. Bid Tab

Title

Consider a resolution rejecting the bid submitted by Austin Traffic Signal Construction Co. for the Hesters Crossing/La Frontera Traffic Signal Project.

 

Body

On February 26, 2020, bids were opened and read publicly for a project to construct a traffic signal at the intersection of Hester's Crossing Rd and La Frontera Blvd. The engineer's opinion of probable cost (OPC) for construction was approximately $318,000 and ATS bid was $467,332.26.  The discrepancies between the engineer's OPC and the bid from ATS were analyzed, resulting in several ideas for re-engineering the project.  Staff will work with the design consultant to revise the scope to include cost saving measures and re-advertise the project.

 

This traffic signal was warranted based on traffic volumes, which will improve operations.  Since the intersection currently functions as a 4-way stop, delaying the project to revise the design and go through the bid process again is not expected to have any negative impacts to safety.