The switching of all traffic to the completed eastbound lanes from just west of the bridge (located west of Tour 18 to Post Oak) was completed December 15.
Anticipated completion: March 2017
FM 1171 Eastbound Turn Lane at FM 1171/FM 2499 Intersection
The project includes the installation of a FM 1171 eastbound turn lane at the FM 1171/FM 2499 intersection. The project includes approximately 530 feet of paving, relocation of an existing 8 foot hike/bike trail and utility relocations. The design contract in the amount of $52,000 was awarded to Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. on February 15, 2016. Design is ongoing. Project site is being surveyed.
FM 2499 Roadway/Drainage Improvements
The project includes the replacement of an undersized drainage structure under FM 2499 west of the FM 2499/Gerault intersection, the installation of a new drainage structure for the existing drainage structure that is being replaced running along the western side of FM 2499 to Denton Creek, and the extension of the fly-over lane into Grapevine and FM 2499/Gerault Intersection improvements. A professional services agreement with Northgate Constructors, providing for the preliminary design of the drainage improvements portion of the project, in the amount of $492,168 was approved by the Town Council on December 15, 2014. RTC approved $7M funding for the project on January 15, 2015. Amendment No. 1 to the PSA increasing the design contract in the amount of $383,092 was approved by Town Council on July 20. Plans are 95% complete.
FM 2499 – US Hwy 121 Interchange to Denton Creek Bridge (TxDot)
The project consists of the construction of a new northbound and southbound FM 2499 through lane. The lanes will be built 25-30 feet below the existing grade level. This will allow commuter traffic to bypass the existing signalized intersections at Grapevine Mills Blvd and Stars and Stripes Way. The project includes a new northbound frontage road, minimum upgrades to the southbound frontage road, and four new bridges. The project is a design/build project and the contractor is Northgate Contractors which has been the contractor on the DFW Connector Project. Work began August 2013.
Construction of the north half of the Grapevine Mills Blvd. Bridge is complete. The northbound main lanes are scheduled to be open to traffic on March 23. Should rain postpone the main lane opening, the northbound FM 2499 main lanes will open after the Easter holiday.
Anticipated completion: Late 2016/Early 2017
Forest Vista Reconstruction Phase I (Lake Shore to FM 2499) street reconstruction
The professional services agreement to provide professional engineering design services for $156,013.00 was approved by Town Council on March 16, 2015. The design kickoff meeting was held March 26. Design is complete. A neighborhood meeting is scheduled for March 22, 2016 at the O&M Building. Door hanger announcements were delivered on March 10. Notification was given to the only HOA.
Sagebrush Drive Paving Improvements – FM 2499 to Old Settlers
The project consist of replacement of the existing 2,500 linear feet of open section two lane asphalt roadway with a modified urban collector roadway consisting of concrete pavement, storm sewers, irrigation, street lighting, traffic signal relocations at FM 2499 and Old Settlers. Design contract was awarded to Freese and Nichols, Inc. in the amount of $299,762 by Town Council on February 3, 2014. The award to CD Builders, Inc. for the construction of the project, in the amount of $2,439,999.99, was approved by the Town Council on June 1, 2015. Notice to proceed was issued with the effective start date of June 9. Issuance of the TxDot permit for the traffic signal at FM2499 is pending. The lowering of the waterline service connections that are in conflict with the project is underway. About 75% of the westbound concrete paving is complete. The installation of cement stabilized base is complete except at the temporary drive connections to properties located on the north side of Sagebrush. The section of Sagebrush from FM 2499 to Devonshire Court intersection will be closed to traffic until March 25 in order to complete this section of the westbound lanes. Access to Sagebrush will be maintained from Devonshire Court.
Anticipated completion: August 2016
Sidewalks Links and ADA Improvements 2015
The project includes the construction of missing sidewalk gaps, reconstruction of ADA Transition Plan identified sidewalk and ADA ramps, for the purpose of maintaining Town sidewalks and ADA improvements. The Town Council approved the award of Bid. No 2015-75, to 2L Construction, LLC to construct the improvements on July 20, 2015. The sidewalk gap locations, in order of priority recommended by the Transportation Commission are:
1. FM 1171 - south side from Kirkpatrick Lane to Everett Drive
2. FM 1171 - south side from Timber Valley Drive to Garden Ridge Blvd.
3. FM 2499 - west side from north to south of Bob White Lane
4. College Parkway - south side from Gaston Park to Briar Creek Drive
5. Firewheel Drive - west side from Milford Drive north to first driveway
6. Peter's Colony - north side from Old Settlers Road to Auburn Drive
7. Spinks Road - south side 1401 Spinks Road approximately 735 feet west of Gerault Road.
A pre-construction conference was held January 8, 2016. The notice to proceed date was January 13. The contractor began work on Spinks Road this week.
Anticipated completion: July 2016
Stonecrest Roadway/Waterline Project (Developer)
The project consists of installation of 2,815 linear feet of paving and drainage improvements, and 3,780 linear feet of 20" ductile iron waterline installation from approximately 500 feet north of Canyon Falls Drive to the Town limits (Oak Ridge Lane). The paving and drainage improvements will widen the existing Stonecrest roadway from a 2-lane 24 foot wide rural road to a 2-lane 36 foot wide urban collector. The 20 inch waterline terminates in the Canyon Falls subdivision. The developer has awarded the construction contract. The contractor has mobilized and is pot-holing existing utilities prior to start of construction. The northbound lanes will be constructed in the first phase beginning the week of March 7.
Street Reconstruction Projects 2015
This project includes the following streets:
The professional services agreement with CobbFendly, Inc. in the amount of $337,290 was approved by Town Council November 17, 2014. Design is ongoing. Due to the delay in right of way acquisition, the design for the turn lane at McKamy Creek will be bid as an alternate bid to establish a cost. The turn lane will not be included in the award of the initial contract. The turn lane will be added to the project by change order at a future date. 95% complete plans were received and being reviewed by staff.
Traffic Signal Installation – FM 1171/Kirkpatrick and FM 1171/Timber Creek Reconstruction.
The project is the reconstruction upgrade to two existing traffic signals. The traffic signal installations are at the end of their life cycle and need to be completely replaced. The professional services agreement with Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. for the traffic signals design, in the amount of $33,500.00 was approved by Town Council on December 15, 2015. Design is complete. Traffic signal poles were delivered and are being stored at the Service Center until they are installed.
100% complete plans were resubmitted to TXDOT for final review and approval.