Public Works

Construction Updates

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July 2015

STREET  / STREAM REPAIR AND RECONSTRUCTION

Reconstruction on East Pecan Street has been completed and Mack Blvd. is under construction.

Construction of ADA ramps on Tangleridge Court and Tanglecrest Court are complete. A total of 10 ADA ramps on Kynette Drive are under construction.

Reynolds Asphalt will begin wedge milling on Tangleridge Court, Tanglecrest Court, Monterey and Janann St. along with various spot repairs on Janann.

TARRANT COUNTY CDBG (COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT) ACCESSIBILITY RAMPS AND SIDEWALKS PROJECT

This year's CDBG project is planned to begin on July 14 and will include curb ramps on West Pipeline Road and Signet Drive.

Missing sections of sidewalk along Summerbrook Drive have been completed. The new sidewalk fills in a gap and connects the existing sidewalks north of Granite Court.

A small section of the creek that passes under Summerbrook Drive will be cleaned and cleared as soon as the road construction projects have been completed and the creeks dry out.

Various sections of Little Bear Creek have been scheduled for tree removal and bank stabilization as soon as the road construction projects have been completed.

WATER MAIN VALVE MAINTENANCE

The valve maintenance crew exercised 44 water main valves in May. Since the valve exercising program began in October, a total of 664 valves have been exercised.

LEAK DETECTION PROGRAM

The leak detection program has been completed. The final report indicates the majority of the leaks were on fire hydrant connections at the water main. There were also a large number of City side service line connections leaking with the remaining leaks being from customer side service line connections. All of the leaks have been repaired.

SCADA PROJECT

The SCADA project is 99% complete. All of the chlorine gas detectors have been installed and the reclaimed water filters have been connected to the system. Training will be scheduled for SCADA operators within the next few weeks.

ADVANCED METERING PROJECT

We are currently reviewing the AMI proposals.

RECLAIMED WATER PHASE 2

Met with Alan Plummer and Associates the 24th of June and reviewed 30% design plans. 90% design plans are due July 20th.

Have received 30% conceptual design of the utility relocations for the 183 E project - staff has reviewed and provided comments back to the designer on June 26th. Designer is currently preparing 60% design of utility relocations.

FY 2015 SANITARY SEWER REHAB

Final plans are due July 15th. Currently working to obtain easements from 4 property owners.

GATE VALVE REPLACEMENT PROJECT

Atkins Bros. is currently completing the contract paperwork for the new valve installation project.  This should be completed within the next week at which time a notice-to-proceed will be issued.

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