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|July 8, 2021 City Council Regular Meeting|
8. Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract for the DeLesseps Avenue Widening Project with APAC-Atlantic, Inc. in the Amount of $6,910,645. Includes the Addition of Sidewalks, Bike Lanes, Curb and Gutter and Other Drainage Improvements Along Delesseps Avenue from Waters Avenue to Skidaway Road for Improved Pedestrian Safety. Project Publicly Presented/ Vetted. Approved by GDOT.
Recommend approval of a construction contract for the DeLesseps widening project with APAC-Atlantic, Inc. in the amount of $6,910,645.
The DeLesseps Widening Project will implement the City of Savannah’s Complete Streets ordinance. The project will include adding sidewalks and bike lanes in both the east and west directions. This project will also improve drainage by adding curb and gutter, pipe and drainage inlets along the limits of the project. Pedestrian facilities at two existing traffic signals will be upgraded. The limits of the project are along DeLesseps Ave. from Waters Ave. to Skidaway Rd.
The purpose of this project is the improvement of bike and pedestrian safety. Currenty, bikes and pedestrians are using travel lanes and unpaved shoulders as travelways. There’s also a need to improve drainage along this corridor due to ongoing drainage issues.
Heath Lloyd, Chief of Infrastructure and Development
Expenditure of $6,910,645 from the Capital Improvement Fund
Exhibit 1: Funding Verification - Contract for the DeLesseps Avenue Widening Project
Exhibit 2: City Manager Memo to Council- DeLesseps Avenue Widening Project.docx
Exhibit 3: Conceptual Plans - DeLesseps Avenue Widening Project.pdf