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Updated 8/19/15 - updated information shown in red

FM 1171 Sections 2 and 3 Improvements (TxDot)

This is a TXDOT project. The contract has been awarded. The construction contract time period began June 2, 2014. The contract allows for 693 days of construction and 33 months under barricades. The contractor will be running two crews. One crew will begin at Shiloh and work toward the west, and one crew will begin at I-35W and work east. 
  • I-35W to Tour 18:
    • Work is ongoing on the east bound lanes. Ongoing work includes removal of existing asphalt paving and earthwork. Work is ongoing on the improvements to the SW quadrant of the FM 1171/US377 intersection.
  •   Tour 18 to Shiloh Road:
    • Work is ongoing on the eastbound lands and three bridge locations. The installation of the eastbound lanes is complete from Tour 18 to Shiloh Road except for some driveway and street connections. Work is ongoing on the installation of the storm water curb inlets.

 Anticipated completion: March 2017

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 85% 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.
Ongoing work:

  • Installation of the north and southbound through lanes from the Hwy 121 interchange to Grapevine Mills Blvd.
  • Construction of the north half of the Grapevine Mills Blvd. Bridge.
  • Construction of the Denton Creek southbound bridge has resumed. The Denton Creek water elevation has lowered to the point the contractor can work on the bridge.

Website: www.dfwconnector.com/laneclosures.php

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 ongoing. The topographic survey is complete. 50% complete plans have been reviewed by staff and comments provided to consultant.

Lakeside DFW Development projects (Developer)

FM 2499/Lakeside Parkway Intersection Improvements – The project includes modifications to the traffic signals along with the installation of dual north/south left turn lanes and a southbound right turn lane. The award of the bid to 3-D Paving and Contracting, LLC, in the amount of $732,895.25 was approved by Town Council on March 16, 2015. A pre-construction conference was held April 9.  Notice to proceed was issued with an effective start date of April 27. Work on the relocation of the traffic signal control panel, the installation of the conduit for the traffic signal control lines and the southbound right-turn lane is ongoing. The piers for the two new poles are complete.                                                          

Anticipated completion: September 2015

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. Review comments from TxDOT (traffic signal at 2499) have been received and are being addressed by the Town’s Consultant. 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. Message Boards were installed on June 8 announcing that the Sagebrush will be closed to through traffic beginning June 10. The project was to be open to traffic by the time school started in the fall; however the contractor will not be able to make the August 17 date due to the TxDot permit not being issued and franchise utility conflicts. Issuance of the permit is pending.

Sagebrush is closed from FM 2499 to Devonshire until August 24, 2015.

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.    Quail Run - north side portion between Auburn Drive to Bruton Orand Blvd. (adjacent to 3876 Quail Run Road)
        8.    Spinks Road - south side 1401 Spinks Road approximately 735 feet west of Gerault Road.     
Street Reconstruction Projects 2014

This project includes the following streets:

  • Phase 1  - Colony Street (Superior Drive to Coker Drive)
  • Phase 2 - Sheffield Court (Amhearst Lane to End of Cul-de-Sac)
  • Phase 3 - Colonial Drive (Colony St. to Homestead Street).

Design is complete. A bid opening was held on November 5, 2014. The award of bid to FNH Construction, LLC, in the amount of $984,043.50, for the construction of the project was approved at the January 15, 2015 Town Council Meeting. The order of phased construction will be the Colony Street, Sheffield Court, and Colonial Drive. Notice to proceed for Sheffield Court will not be issued until Colony Street is substantially complete. Construction is ongoing. Due to the extended wetter than normal site conditions, it was determined that a section of the project subgrade needed to be over excavated, dried out and compacted in place. This was outside the scope of the original contract and staff negotiated a change order in the amount of $39,000 to cover the additional work. The change order was approved by Town Council on July 20. The western half of the street paving, including drive approaches, is nearing completion. The west half of the street paving should open to traffic on August 24. As soon as the contractor completes the western half of the street, they will begin construction on the remaining east half of the street.                                

Anticipated completion:  Phase I – August 2015

Street Reconstruction Projects 2015

This project includes the following streets:

  • McKamy Creek (Flower Mound Road to Woodhill Drive)
  • Canterbury (Churchill Drive to Dover Drive)
  • Superior Place (Colonial Drive to 1545 Superior Place)

The professional services agreement with CobbFendly, Inc. in the amount of $337,290 was approved by Town Council November 17, 2014. Design is ongoing. A neighborhood meeting will be scheduled for the proposed Canterbury and Superior Place improvements at the completion of McKamy Creek’s 90% complete plans. 60% complete plans have been reviewed by staff and comments furnished to consultant.

Traffic Signal Installation – FM 1171/River Walk Dr. intersection 

The project includes the installation of a four leg traffic signal to serve the Riverwalk Development in accordance with the Riverwalk at Central Park Traffic Impact Analysis. Design contract award to Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. in the amount of $19,000 will be considered by Town on November 18, 2013. Town Council awarded the bid on April 6, 2015. A pre-construction conference was held on April 30 with an effective start date of May 26. The traffic signal poles were delivered and are being stored at the Service Center until they are installed.                                    

Anticipated completion: October 2015

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. 100% complete plans have been submitted to TX DOT for review and permitting. Traffic signal poles were delivered and are being stored at the Service Center until they are installed. 

Turn Lane Installations

The project includes the installation of two left turn lanes from Flower Mound Road onto Native Oak and a single right turn lane eastbound from FM 1171 onto Auburn Drive. The bid award to 3-D Paving and Contracting, LLC in the amount of $232,101.80 was approved by the Town Council on February 2, 2015. Notice to proceed was issued March 9.

  • Native Oak - The pavement stripping is complete and the turn lane is open.
  • Auburn Drive - The paving contractor began work on the completion of the new right turn lane. There will be intermittent closures of the eastbound outside lane during the construction of the project. All work is complete except for the installation of the concrete paving and the completion of the storm water curb inlet.

Anticipated completion:  September 2015

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