Roadway, Water, and Construction Projects

On July 20, 2017, the City Council passed Ordinance 2017-07-00860.  The ordinance provides $9,000,000 in funding for roadway and waterworks projects.

STREET PROJECT OPEN HOUSE

Open Houses were held for each of the following street projects to discuss various design elements prior to the regular City Council meeting:

  • April 19, 2018 - Blondy Jhune Road (West Bridge to Winningkoff Road) Handout
  • May 3, 2018 – Winningkoff Road (Reverse Curve to Snider Lane) Handout
  • May 17, 2018 – Stinson Road (South of Bridge from Parker Road to Bristol Park) Handout

WATER PROJECTS

PARKER ROAD 12-INCH WATERLINE PHASE 1-SECTION 1

Update – July 23, 2018
Status – Construction
Designer – BW2 Engineers
Contractor – Excel Utilities
Budget – $244,796
From – Stinson Road
To – Enchanted Way
Schedule:
May 30, 2018, revised to August 2, 2018 -- Construction Ends
A large tree damaged by previous contractor has been removed.  Sod, seeding, and final grading of the impacted area should be done in the next three to four weeks.

PARKER ROAD SIX-INCH WATERLINE PHASE 2

Update – July 23, 2018
Status – Construction
Designer – BW2 Engineers
Contractor – Excel Utilities
Budget – $348,000 revised to $507,503
From – Lewis Lane
To – McCreary Road
Schedule:
May 21, 2018 -- Construction Started
August 2018, revised to September 11, 2018 -- Construction Ends
All of the waterline for this project has been installed except of the 300-feet between Santa Fe Trail and McCreary Road.  Line W-A from Cimarron Trail to the south end of Santa Fe Trail was pressure tested this week, but if failed.  Excel has isolated the leak at one of the service lines to be connected to a meter.  They should have Line W-A operational in the next two weeks.  City Engineer Stanton Foerster has met with the #2 Santa Fe Trail property owner to discuss the acquisition of an easement.  The property owner has not committed to allowing an easement to date.  This 300-foot portion of the work might need to be let with another contractor in a future project.

PARKER ROAD EIGHT-INCH WATERLINE PHASE 3

Update – July 23, 2018
Status – Pre-Construction
Designer – BW2 Engineers
Contractor – Mario Sinacola
Budget – (27,200)
From – McCreary Road
To – Stinson Road
Schedule:
June revised to August -- Construction Starts
August revised to October -- Construction Ends
This project was awarded by Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) in May, but a 90-day hold was placed on the start of construction by TxDOT.

VALVES AND HYDRANT MAINTENANCE

Update – July 23, 2018
Status – Underway
Contractor – R&M Services Solutions
Budget – $116,365
Schedule:
March 2018 – Work Started
September 2018 – Work Ends
As of June 14, R&M has completed the maintenance on 816 valves and 397 fire hydrants.  They have until the end of September 2018 to complete the project.

NORTH PUMP STATION WATER TOWER AND PUMP HOUSE

Update – July 23, 2018
Status – Design
Designer – BW2 Engineers
Budget – $2,777,240
Location – 915 Country Club Road
Schedule:
December 2017 revised to July 2018 – Design Complete
December 2017 revised to July 2018 – Plans ready for Advertising, Bidding, and Awarding
February 2018 revised to August 2018 – Construction Starts
December 2018 revised to June 2019 – Construction Ends
The design of the project has been delayed by BW2.

ROADWAY PROJECTS

BLONDY JHUNE ROAD

Update – July 23, 2018
Status – Design
Designer – Lakes Engineering, Inc.
Budget – $2,700,000
From – West Bridge
To – Winningkoff Road
Schedule:
July 2018 – Design Complete
August 2018 – Plans ready for Advertising, Bidding, and Awarding
Fall 2018 – Construction Starts
Mid to Late 2020 – Construction Ends
The 100% plans were delivered to the City in mid July.  City Engineer Stanton Foerster is working on a traffic control and construction sequencing plan for the project.  Lakes Engineering estimates the construction should take between 450 and 510 calendar days depending on the number of traffic switches and lengths of the road closures.

COUNTRY CLUB ROAD/ESTATES PARKWAY INTERSECTION

Update – July 23, 2018
Status – Design
Designer – Birkhoff, Hendricks & Carter
Budget – $350,000
Schedule:
May 2018 – Plans ready for Advertising, Bidding, and Awarding (On hold pending a TxDOT decision on funding)
2019 – Construction Starts
TBD – Construction Ends
Staff and the design consultant will be meeting with TxDOT to discuss the inclusion of this project into the TxDOT project scheduled for letting in 2019 to reduce the cost to the City of Lucas.

STINSON ROAD

Update – July 23, 2018
Status – Design
Designer – KCI Technologies
Budget – $2,267,000
From – Parker Road
To – Bristol Park
Schedule:
June revised to July 31, 2018 – Design Complete
July revised to August 2018 – Plans ready for Advertising, Bidding, and Awarding
Fall 2018 – Construction Starts
TBD – Construction Ends
KCI plans to submit the 100% complete plans to staff by the end of July.

STINSON ROAD/W. LUCAS ROAD INTERSECTION

Update – July 23, 2018
Status – Construction
Designer – Birkhoff, Hendricks & Carter
Contractor – Camino Construction
Budget – $360,280 (Construction)
Schedule:
August, revised to September 27, 2018 – Construction Ends
Stabilization of the road base with lime is underway.  The concrete for the northbound lane is scheduled for the week of July 23, 2018.

WEST LUCAS ROAD/COUNTRY CLUB ROAD INTERSECTION

Update – July 23, 2018
Status – Construction
Designer – Birkhoff, Hendricks & Carter
Contractor – Camino Construction
Budget – $139,399
Schedule:
June 11 revised to June 14, 2018 – Construction Starts
August 2018 – Construction Ends
The North Central Texas Council of Governments staff is reviewing the plans to determine if Regional Toll Revenue funding is appropriate for the work.  Construction is almost done on the northwest corner.

WEST LUCAS ROAD WIDENING

Update – July 23, 2018
Status – Construction
Designer – BW2 Engineers
Contractor – Reynolds Asphalt
Budget – $1,500,000
From – Angel Parkway
To – Country Club Road
Schedule:
December 2017 – Substantial Completion
April has been revised to August 2018 – Construction Ends
Reynolds has been marking the milling areas this week where work is to be performed and City Engineer Stanton Foerster is planning to confirm markings by Friday, July 20, 2018.  Reynolds Asphalt will mill and replace one-lane width of roadway identified in red and yellow on the June 20, 2018 West Lucas Road Cores Report (distributed at the July 5 City Council meeting) to 1 ½ inches of surface course per plan.  As Reynolds mills these identified sections, if they discover areas in which the base is failing, they will notify Stanton of the failing base.  He will determine whether or not the City can proceed with full depth repair in these area(s).  The milling work should begin on or about Monday, July 23, 2018.  Once Reynolds completes the milling and overlay work as well as any full depth repairs that the City and Reynolds agree need to complete, the City is planning to accept the project.  It is imperative that this work on West Lucas Road is complete prior to school starting on Monday, August 20, 2018.

WINNINGKOFF ROAD 

Update – March 13, 2018
Status – Design
Designer – Birkhoff, Hendricks & Carter
Budget – $1,400,000
From – North of Forestview Drive
To – Snider Lane
Schedule:
June revised to July 2018 – Design Complete
July, revised to August 2018 – Plans ready for Advertising, Bidding, and Awarding
Fall 2018 – Construction Starts
TBD – Construction Ends

TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

(TxDOT) PROJECTS

 FM 1378 IMPROVEMENTS

Update – March 13, 2018
Status – Design
Budget – $
From – South of Forest Grove Road
To – Parker Road
Schedule
2019 -- Construction Starts
TBD -- Construction Ends
FM 1378 is known as Country Club Road, W. Lucas Road, and Southview Drive in Lucas.  TxDOT is planning to let a project in mid 2019 with three main objectives: 1) add narrow shoulders to FM 1378, 2) improve drainage, and 3) resurface the main lanes with high-friction asphalt.  When TxDOT widened the White Rock Creek bridge just south of Forest Grove Road on FM 1378, these three objectives were accomplished north of the bridge.  This new project is six miles long from the White Rock Creek Bridge to Parker Road.  Preliminary engineering and surveying is under way for this project.

FM 1378/FM 3286 INTERSECTION

Update – March 13, 2018
Status – Pre-Design
Budget – $
Schedule (Per City Staff)
2018-2019 -- Environmental Work
2019-2020 -- Design Work
2020-2021 -- Construction Starts
2021-2022 -- Construction Ends
Some folks in Lucas refer to this intersection (Lucas Road/Southview Drive) as the intersection by the bait shop.  TxDOT continues to review the traffic volumes and intersection layout to determine which schematic to move forward within the environmental document. City staff estimates that construction is two to three years away in 2020 or 2021.

FM 2514 (PARKER ROAD) WESTERN SECTION

Update – July 23, 2018
Status – Construction
Budget – $21,833,190.16
From – Murphy Road (FM 2551)
To – West of Southview Drive (FM 1378)
Schedule
September 6, 2018 -- Construction Starts
June 12, 2020 -- Construction Ends

Last month TxDOT awarded the FM 2514 project from Murphy Road to Southview Drive to Mario Sinacola & Sons Excavating, Inc. in the amount of $21,833,190.16 ($4,456,662 per mile).  The project is 4.899 miles long.  Sinacola’s bid was 7.03% less than the engineer’s estimate.  The cost of the right-of-way acquisition and utility adjustments to date is $2,213,395.  The project is estimated to take 430 working days, which equals 645 calendar days.  The start date is projected to be September 6, 2018.

95% Plans Part One

95% Plans Part Two

Sept 2016 Right-of-Way Maps

August 2016 Right-of-Way Maps

March 2016 Right-of-Way Maps

February 2013 SUE Maps

 

 

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