Construction Updates

ROAD/BRIDGE CLOSURE

For safety, pedestrians and bicyclists prohibited on bridge until Phase II of Construction, late Summer 2021. Marine traffic remains open.

UPDATES

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April 9, 2021 Construction Phase 40th Ave NE was closed near 11th St NE on 4/8 and morning of 4/9 for emergency sewer repairs unrelated to the bridge project.
Initial test pile program is nearly complete.
While additional piles are being made, contractor will be removing the existing piles from the water.
Expect occasional one lane road closures with flaggers in the next few weeks, as underground pipe crossings are installed.
April 2, 2021 Construction Phase Contractor continues bridge foundation construction.
Contractor continues installation of initial piles. Drainage construction resumes near 12th Street. For safety, pedestrian and bicycle traffic is restricted from the bridge.
March 26, 2021 Construction Phase Having completed the slab removal and preparation of the remaining bridge, the road is reopened to traffic on 26 March, 2021 but closed for pedestrian and bicyclist.
Contractor is now setting templates to drive the first three concrete piles for the new bridge, which will be analyzed to determine optimum pile length.
You may expect to notice some pile driving during the week of 29 March.
Additional demolition of the old bridge piers and piles will follow.
March 19, 2021 Construction Phase Utility companies have finished their removals.
Contractor’s crane is now working off a floating barge. Removal of the westbound deck slabs is complete, and temporary asphalt widening placed for the new traffic configuration. Progress is being made on demolition of the old bridge supports.
March 12, 2021 Construction Phase The bridge is currently closed to all vehicular and pedestrian traffic. Crews have removed part of the deck and foundation of the northern half of the bridge.
March 5, 2021 Construction Phase The bridge is currently closed to all vehicular and pedestrian traffic. Crews will be removing the deck and foundation of the northern half of the bridge.
February 26, 2021 Construction Phase Utility relocation and removal from bridge continues. Work on Bridge started February 22, 2021. Bridge closure begins March 1, 2021.
February 19, 2021 Construction Phase Begins Utility relocation and removal from bridge continues. Work on Bridge Begins February 22, 2021.
February 12, 2021 Construction Phase Begins Pre-construction meeting on January 27, 2021 with Orion Marine Group. Utility companies relocating their facilities before starting bridge construction.
February 5, 2021 Construction Phase Begins Pre-construction meeting on January 27, 2021 with Orion Marine Group. Utility companies relocating their facilities before starting bridge construction.
January 29, 2021 Construction Phase Begins Pre-construction meeting on January 27, 2021 with Orion Marine Group. Utility companies relocating their facilities before starting bridge construction.
January 22, 2021 Construction Phase Begins Pre-construction coordination continues with Orion Marine Group. Utility companies relocating their facilities before starting bridge construction.
January 15, 2021 Construction Phase Begins Pre-construction coordination continues with Orion Marine Group. Utility companies relocating their facilities before starting bridge construction.
January 8, 2021 Construction Phase Begins Construction contract award to Orion Marine Group approved by City Council on December 3, 2020. Pre-construction coordination continues.
January 1, 2021 Construction Phase Begins Construction contract award to Orion Marine Group approved by City Council on December 3, 2020. Pre-construction coordination continues.
December 25, 2020 Construction Phase Begins Construction contract award to Orion Marine Group approved by City Council on December 3, 2020.
December 18, 2020 Construction Phase Begins Construction contract award to Orion Marine Group approved by City Council on December 3, 2020.
December 11, 2020 Construction Phase Begins Construction contract award approved by City Council on December 3, 2020.
December 4, 2020 Bidding Phase Ends Construction contract award approved by City Council on December 3, 2020.
November 27, 2020 Bidding Phase Continues Lowest qualified bid accepted and approved by funding agencies and City departments. Construction contract award scheduled for Council approval on December 3, 2020.
November 23, 2020 Bidding Phase Continues Lowest qualified bid accepted and approved by funding agencies and City departments. Construction contract award scheduled for Council approval on December 3, 2020.
November 13, 2020 Bidding Phase Continues Lowest qualified bid accepted and approved by funding agencies and City departments. Construction contract award scheduled for Council approval in December.
November 6, 2020 Bidding Phase Continues Lowest qualified bid accepted and approved by funding agencies and City departments. Construction contract award scheduled for Council approval in December.
October 23, 2020 Bidding Phase Continues Bid review approval received from funding agencies. Schedule and prepare contract award for Council approval.
October 16, 2020 Bidding Phase Continues Bid review approval received from funding agencies. Schedule and prepare contract award for Council approval.
October 9, 2020 Bidding Phase Continues Bids opened September 24, 2020. Bid review sent to funding agencies for approval.
October 2, 2020 Bidding Phase Continues Bids opened September 24, 2020. Review of bids and bidder qualifications continues.
September 25, 2020 Bidding Phase Continues Bids opened September 24, 2020. Review of bids and bidder qualifications begins.
September 18, 2020 Bidding Phase Continues Revised PD&E Notification letter was mailed on September 17, 2020.
September 11, 2020 Bidding Phase Continues Revised PD&E Notification letter to be mailed.
September 4, 2020 Bidding Phase Continues Revised PD&E Notification letter to be mailed after agency approvals.
August 28, 2020 Bidding Phase Continues Revised PD&E Notification letter to be mailed after agency approvals.
August 21, 2020 Bidding Phase Continues Pre-Bid Meeting held August 14. PD&E Approval Notification to be revised per review comments and mailed to residents.
August 14, 2020 Bidding Phase Continues Pre-Bid Meeting held August 14. PD&E Approval Notification to be mailed.
August 7, 2020 Advertisement process starts City advertised the project for bidding on August 5, 2020.
July 29, 2020 Final Construction Documents approved by Federal Agencies. City receipt of Notice to Proceed (NTP). Project advanced to Bidding Phase.
July 24, 2020 Received 1 comment from review agencies regarding July 15 submittal. Resubmit revised plans to review agencies on July 17. FAQ’s updated.
July 17, 2020 Received 3 comments from review agencies regarding July 6 submittal. Resubmit revised plans to review agencies on July 15.
CONSTRUCTION INFORMATION

Contractor
Orion Marine Group

Project Manager:
Geoff Scales
(813) 215-7480

Superintendent:
Gregory Bussey
(813) 277-8317

Inspection
Kisinger Campo & Associates

Senior Project Engineer:
Kellie Loper
(352) 494-1161

Project Administrator:
Stoney Morgado
(813) 781-0537