The project is a new urban minor arterial, approximately 2,300 linear feet, installed between Lake Forest Drive and FM 2499. Westbound lanes between Lake Forest Drive and Hilliard Drive were previously constructed. The developer designed the project. Current design is complete and the plans are at TxDot awaiting a permit. Preconstruction meeting was held. Franchise relocations are underway. Signal poles are ordered and scheduled for January delivery. Street light installation is also being coordinated with this project.
Anticipated completion: April 2019
American Disability Act (ADA) Transition Plan Project
The project includes the reconstruction of ADA Transition Plan identified sidewalks and ADA ramps, facility and park improvements for the purpose of maintaining ADA Compliance. Ongoing:
- Wilkerson Park Trail (by Forestwood Middle School) - this work provides for realignment of the trail to meet ADA requirements. Work began July 2018. Final section of trail was complete last week. The trail/tunnel is open again. Due to rain, clean up, final grading and bank stabilization still remains.
The project includes the design of a 260 foot multiple span 4-lane bridge, a 12” water line, and a 12” re-use water line, both extending to the bridge limits. The project also includes all required survey, geotechnical services, environmental assessments, hydraulic analyses, and permitting. The professional services agreement for the design phase services award was approved at the May 7 Town Council meeting. Design is ongoing. Survey complete. Antiquities Act survey underway.
The project includes the completion of 340 feet of a four lane section of Firewheel Drive. The professional services agreement with Nathan D. Maier Consulting Engineers, Inc., to provide professional engineering services, in an amount not to exceed $56,560, was approved by Town Council on November 7, 2016. Construction contract awarded to CamCrete Contracting, Inc., in the amount of $393,734.00 on June 18, 2018. Staff met with Grace Church to go over the project with them. Franchise utility relocates are underway. Anticipate the notice to proceed will be early November.
Anticipated completion: March 2019
FM 1171 at River Walk Drive Intersection
The project consists of a westbound right-turn lane, northbound left-turn lane, and southbound left-turn lane at FM 1171 and River Walk Drive. The project will also include approximately 400 feet of new sidewalk along westbound right-turn lane and traffic signal improvements at the intersection. The professional services agreement with Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc., for the design of the project in the amount of $87,500, was approved by Town Council on December 4, 2017. Design is ongoing. 95% plans received. Right-of-way acquisition is ongoing.
The project includes the installation of a FM 1171 westbound turn lane at the FM 1171/FM 2499 intersection. The project includes approximately 410 feet of paving, hike/bike trails, utility relocations and traffic signal upgrades. The design contract in the amount of $55,000 was awarded to Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. on October 3, 2016. Design is complete. Right-of-way acquisition is ongoing. Buried utilities were located and several lines will need to be relocated. TxDot resubmittal is at TxDot. Right-of-way acquisition is continues with property owners.
FM 2499 at Lakeside Parkway Northbound Right Turn Lane
The project consists of the design of a northbound right turn lane along FM 2499 at Lakeside Parkway. The professional services agreement with Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc., to provide design services for the project, was awarded at the March 5, 2018 council meeting. Design is complete. Will advertise as soon as the permit is received. The Town received the right-of-way permit back from TxDot but are awaiting the signal permit review.
Lake Forest Boulevard Culvert Crossing and Waterline Improvements (Foxborough Trail to Lincoln Court)
The project consists of the construction of approximately 700 feet of two
lane concrete curb and gutter roadway. The project also includes two box culverts creek crossings, retaining walls, enclosed drainage system and 800 feet of 12 inch waterline. The professional services agreement for the design, with CP&Y, Inc., in the amount of $123,510, was approved by Town Council on November 7, 2016. Construction contract was awarded to Joe Funk Construction, Inc., in the amount of $1,332,670.69, by Town Council on April 16, 2018. Notice to proceed issued June 11. Another resident meeting was held on July 20. Stone cladding, rough grading, and gabion basket installation is ongoing. Subgrade to begin next week with paving to follow. Anticipate road opening early November due to rain delays.
Anticipated completion: November 2018
Morriss Road Improvements Project (FM 3040 to Firewheel)
The project includes concrete panel replacements from FM 3040 to Firewheel Drive, ADA improvements from FM 3040 to Firewheel Drive, plus 20 inch and 24 inch water line replacement from Forest Vista to Garden Road. Additional improvements include: FM 3040 and Morris Road intersection improvements and Morris Road southbound left turn lane extension at Forest Vista Dr. The professional services agreement with Half Associates. Inc., to provide professional engineering services, for an amount not to exceed $78,300 was approved by Town Council on November 21, 2016. Alignment surveying is ongoing. 60% design submittal received. Scheduled to advertise in December.
This annual project includes the construction of missing sidewalk gaps, reconstruction of ADA Transition Plan identified sidewalk and ADA ramps and facility and park improvements, for the purpose of maintaining Town sidewalks and ADA improvements. The award of a contract to two vendors, VA Construction Inc. and Apex Concrete Construction Inc., for a first year estimated amount of $416,000 was approved by Town Council on December 5. 2016. The contract is for one year with four one-year renewal options. Ongoing projects:
- FM 407 (south side) - east of Morriss to Browning Drive (Approximately 1000 linear feet) - location recommended by the Transportation Commission in the FY18/19 budget year
Skillern Road Improvements
The project consists of widening Skillern Road from a two lane asphalt section to two lane concrete rural collector section between River Hill Drive and Flower Mound Road (880 feet). The project will include a southbound right turn lane on Flower Mound Road and a northbound right turn lane on Skillern Road. The professional services agreement with Wade Trim, Inc., for the design of the project in the amount of $59,999, was approved by Town Council on December 18, 2017. Design is complete. Construction contract awarded August 20, 2018. Construction began October 2, with the road, north of River Hill to Flower Mound Rd., shut down for three months. Asphalt milling is complete.
Anticipated completion: February 2019
This project originally included both Yucca and Woodbine streets. After design it was determined to combine Yucca with the Churchill project for bidding. (Yucca and Churchill Street Improvements)
On June 20, 2016 the professional services agreement with Ciado and Associates, Inc., to provide professional engineering services, in the amount of $181,249, was approved by Town Council. On June 5, 2017 the Town Council approved Amendment No. 2 in the amount of $17,937 to the professional services contract to provide additional design services associated with the relocation and replacement of approximately 1,150 linear feet of waterline along Yucca Drive. The construction award to Tiseo Paving Company for Woodbine, in the amount of $1,937,088.50, was approved by Town Council on August 21. Road is open. Finish up, restoration and punch list items remain.
Anticipated completion: Substantially complete
Traffic Signal – FM 2499/Silveron Boulevard-Lakeside Village Road Intersection
The project includes the installation of new traffic signals. A professional services agreement with Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc., to provide traffic signal design services, in the amount of $28,000, was approved by Town Council on May 15, 2017.The contract was for two intersections: FM2499/College Parkway and FM2499/Silveron. FM2499/College Parkway is complete. Received approval from the Fort Worth TxDot office for FM2499/Silveron. Preparing final documents for bidding.
The project includes installation of a new temporary traffic signal. The project also includes the replacement and upgrade of the existing traffic signals located at the FM 407/Browning-Highland Village intersection. In addition, the new poles will allow for some additional efficiency in the north/south direction that will aid in getting traffic through the intersection. With this project, Highland Village has committed to re-striping a portion of the roadway that is within Highland Village to allow for the upgrade to happen. A professional services agreement with Stantec Consulting Service, Inc, in the amount of $45,330, was approved by Town Council on June 5, 2017. Ongoing work/installations:
US 377/Canyon Falls:
- Plans were sent to TxDot for permit approval. Staff has been in discussions with UPRR (United Pacific Railroad) regarding comments they have on the plans. TxDot comments were received, addressed and returned to TxDot. UPRR has the plans and will provide their own plan review, which is estimated to take three to six months. Staff received feedback from Denton County regarding the immediate need for this project, so a decision was made to move forward with installation despite UPRR not being complete with their review. Construction contract awarded on October 1, 2018. Anticipated completion is six months, however the signal can’t go live until final approval by UPRR.
FM 407/Browning-Highland Village (reconstruction only):
- Design is ongoing. Plans are 90% complete. Plans sent to TxDot for permit approval.
The project consists of the upgrade of the existing two lane open section asphalt roadway to a two lane urban collector street. The project includes the installation of the two lane concrete street including an enclosed drainage system and a roundabout at the Waketon Road/Chinn Chapel intersection. The professional services agreement for the design phase services, with Halff Associates, Inc., in the amount of $243,225, was approved by Town Council on November 21, 2016. ROW acquisition is almost complete. The plans are complete. Staff planned to bid this summer; however this is a joint project with the town of Double Oak to accommodate the continuation of Waketon Road and will be bid together as one construction project. Double Oak is not complete with their design or ROW acquisition, so the project construction schedule will be delayed until Double Oak is ready to bid. The Double Oak Public Works Director for Double Oak recently resigned. He was responsible for gaining the easements/ROW for their portion of the project. Also, Halff’s main engineer working on the project left the firm for private development work. We anticipate this project being even further delayed due to these departures. Possible franchise utility locates in the near future.
Yucca and Churchill Street Improvements
The project consists of reconstructing Yucca Drive from Sagebrush to approximately 700 feet south of Cross Timbers and extending Churchill Drive approximately 400 feet to connect to Yucca Drive. The project also consists of drainage, water, sidewalk, and trail improvements. On June 20, 2016 the professional services agreement with Ciado and Associates, Inc., to provide professional engineering services, in the amount of $181,249, was approved by Town Council. On June 5, 2017 the Town Council approved Amendment No. 2 in the amount of $17,937 to the professional services contract to provide additional design services associated with the relocation and replacement of approximately 1,150 linear feet of waterline along Yucca Drive. Council awarded the construction contract on August 20, 2018. Notice to proceed is November 5, with Churchill construction being the first phase.
Anticipated completion: November 2019