|Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - February 24, 2015|
Agenda Item #17
IFB #14-3257CD: Fort Hamer Bridge Project with Road Improvements on Fort Hamer Road and Upper Manatee River Road
Contact and/or Presenter Information
Contact: Chris Daley, Financial Management Department, Purchasing Division, Ext. 3048.
Presenters: Kent Bontrager, Engineer II, Ext. 7331, and Jeff Streitmatter, Public Works Department, Project Management Division, Ext 7335.
Award IFB #14-3257CD: Fort Hamer Bridge Project with Road Improvements on Fort Hamer Road and Upper Manatee River Road to the lowest, responsive, and responsible bidder, Johnson Bros. Corporation, a Southland Company, Lithia, FL, for a total of $32,690,155.48 with 630 calendar days for completion.
Authorize the County Administrator, or designee, to execute the Agreement and accept and date the Performance and Payment Bonds.
Adopt Budget Amendment Resolution B-15-041.
Manatee County Code of Laws
This item is to award a contract to Johnson Brothers Corp. to construct a bridge over the Manatee River connecting Upper Manatee River Road to Fort Hamer Road. Also included are roadway functional improvements to both Upper Manatee River Road and Fort Hamer Road.
The major components of the Work include:
Formal, competitive sealed bid procedures were followed resulting in a total of seven (7) bidders submitting a sealed bid for consideration.
Hillsborough County Bid A (630 days) Bid B (720 days)
On February 4, 2015, a memorandum was received from Public Works Department recommending award to Johnson Bros. Corporation, of Lithia, FL, for a total bid amount of $32,690,155.48 with a 630 calendar day completion time.
The construction of the Fort Hamer Bridge Project along with the Fort Hamer Road Functional Improvements Project and the Upper Manatee River Road Functional Improvements Project will begin in the first quarter of 2015. These three (3) projects total approximately 6-miles of roadway construction, including 2,318-linear feet of mid-span bridge work, signalized intersection improvements, roadway lighting, and utility adjustments at a total construction cost of $32,690,155.48 for the three (3) projects.
Budget Amendment B-15-041 appropriates funds from Road Impact Fee Reserves and Utility System Reserves based on the construction costs to complete the three (3) road project components and associated utility improvements.
County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)
Explanation of Other
Instructions to Board Records
Original to Board Records
Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
The funding sources for this Agreement are Transportation Bonds, Road Impact Fees, and Gas Taxes - Various Accounts in projects 6035560, 6054764, 6082660, 5134270, and 5134280-UpperManateeRivRd/FtHamerRdBrg
Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs
Attachment: 14-3257CD Departmental Recommendation.pdf
Attachment: 14-3257CD Tabulation.pdf
Attachment: 14-3257CD Johnson Bros Corporation Contract.pdf