Forest Hill Ave. Improvements

Project Summary and Scope

Limits:

Forest Hill Ave. improvements from Powhite Parkway to Hathaway Road...

Scope:

The project scope is to improve safety, accessibility, drainage, multimodal transportation and aesthetics through the corridor.

Installation of a 12' raised median (with median trees and other landscaping) the project includes, 4 - 11' wide travel lanes, Curbing (both sides), Storm sewer (underground), 4' planting strip (with street trees), 4' sidewalks (both sides)

5' bike lanes (both sides), Pavement markings and a Traffic Signal at Melbourne Drive synchronized with Hathaway Road (to ease the left turn from Melbourne Drive).

 

“CPC Council Letter UDC13-18”

“FH UDC Application Completed

Geotechnical Study: “60K-0679r1 Complete Report”

Categorical Exclusion: “Forest Hill Ave. CE Environmental Document 122712”

Noise Study: “Forest Hills Ave. Noise Summary 7-12-11”

Design Contract and Memos: Original Contract: “Contract #07043B-1 Stantec – Signed”

Contract Memo 1: “Contract Modification (07043B-1) (dated 8-8-12) (fully executed)”

Contract Memo 2: “Contract Modification (07043B-1) (dated 9-28-12) (fully executed).pdf”

Contract Memo 3: “Contract Modification (07043B-1) (dated 5-30-13)

 

Project Milestones

Complete Right of Way acquisition – November 2016

Complete Construction plans – January 2017

Advertise for Construction – October 2017

Begin Phase 1 Utility Relocations – February 2018

End Phase 1 Utility Relocations – February 2019

Begin Construction – August 20, 2018 

Complete Construction – March 31, 2021 (projected)

Project Funding

$12,542,956– Federally funded. Award #’s: 500254/500256/500258/500259/500383/500384, Project #: 100571

Project Status Updates

  • Construction underway - The Notice to Proceed given to contractor 8/20/18.

Permit, information is listed below. For details please call the Department of Planning, Development and Review at 804-646-4169.

Environmental permit Categorical Exclusion (CE) – see link. 

Work in Streets Permit (WISP-039488-2018) http://energov.richmondgov.com/EnerGov_Prod/CitizenAccess/Site/Permit/View/ByPermitNumber/WISP-039488-2018.

 

Expenses (costs are reported quarterly)

Design - $ 1,658,446.36

Right of Way - $ 857,992.31

Private Utility Relocation - $ 594,837.37

Construction - $ 2,008,389.48

    

Project Contact Information, if you have questions about this project please contact this individual.

  • City of Richmond Department of Public Works   Alvin Hicks, PE  Alvin.Hicks@richmondgov.com   804-646-5654

Performance Measures and Benchmarks

Construction is currently within budget but the schedule is currently delayed due to encountering unforeseen utiltiies.  Utility relocation underway and projected complete 10/2/19.  Road construction underway.

 

Project Overall Status (Active, Pending or Complete)

Active

Ordinance Information

No information listed to date.

Contract Information

City Contract number:  18000022733

Contractor:  Blakemore Construction Corporation, 2318 Commerce Center Drive, Rockville VA 23146

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