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Jan 18

Proposition 3 and 4 Update - Streets and Drainage

Posted on January 18, 2017 at 4:10 PM by David Marino

Main Street Improvement Update
During the previous update to Council regarding the Main Street Improvement project HDR and RPS Klotz presented 5 separate segments of work to be considered for advancement into final design activities. These segments were:

1)Just west of Cabela’s Drive to the Bradfield Park cross culverts,
2)Bradfield Park cross culverts to Railroad Street,
3)Railroad Street to Ash Street,
4)Select improvements to Goforth Road, and
5)the Cabela’s Drive / Goforth Road connector.

After discussion and consideration of the advantages and disadvantages of each segment, the Council voted unanimously to move segments 1 and 2 into final design and begin preliminary design activities on segment 5.

The RPS Klotz supplement for final design for segments 1 and 2 was approved by Council on November 7, 2016.

The RPS Klotz supplement for preliminary design of segment 5 has been submitted to HDR for review. HDR is working towards bringing the supplement before Council during the February 7th session for approval.
  • The general scope of work for this project include:
  • Widening of the Bradfield Drive / Main Street Intersection and extension of the 5 lane section to the west of Santa Cruz Catholic church
  • Signal Modification at Bradfield Drive and Main Street to accommodate additional lanes
  • Bradfield Park cross culvert extension / modification
  • Extension of sidewalk along Main Street and improved accessibility to Bradfield Park
  • Select areas for pavement base repair
  • Pavement overlay and restriping
San Antonio Street Improvement Update
The general scope of work for these two sections include:
  • Widening of existing pavement to enhance parking at Buda City Park
  • Intersection safety improvements by separating San Antonio St. and Garison Road turning movements
  • Aesthetic enhancements
Project design is complete. Coordination with DesignWorkshop regarding the interface between projects is on-going.
Utility relocation / coordination activities are on-going.
Discussion with City staff regarding construction packaging of park and road project is on-going.

Main Street at RM 967 Update
The general scope of work for this project includes:
  • Widening of existing pavement for dedicated left turn lanes.
  • Extend limits of current right turn lane.
  • Maintain existing diagonal parking.
  • Relocation of traffic signal poles.
  • Reconfiguration of sidewalks.
Project design is 90% complete. Coordination regarding intersection aesthetic treatment is on-going.
Utility relocation / coordination activities are on-going.
Discussion with City staff regarding construction packaging of Main Street projects is on-going.

Old Goforth Road Improvement Update 
The general scope of work for this project includes:
  • Dedicated left and right turn lanes at Tom Green Elementary.
  • Intersection safety improvements at FM 2001
  • Increase pedestrian connectivity between subdivisions and school
  • Aesthetic enhancements.
Project design is 90% complete.
HCISD has donated the necessary ROW for right turn lane improvement.
Negotiation for the donation of ROW at FM 2001 is on-going.
Utility relocation / coordination activities are on-going.
Negotiation of Advanced Funding Agreement with Goforth SUD for joint bid of utility relocation and roadway construction is on-going.
Discussion with City staff regarding construction packaging of Main Street projects is on-going.

We've included a link below from the Jan. 17, 2017 council meeting. It contains both the updates for Propositions 3 and 4 with some graphics.
Prop 3 and 4 Update