UPDATE Council Approves Three New Design Engineering Contracts for Area Streets
CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – At today’s regularly scheduled City Council meeting, Corpus Christi Mayor Paulette M. Guajardo and the City Council approved awarding professional services contracts for the engineering design, bid, and construction phase services for the reconstruction of three Corpus Christi streets. Total design work and other services total nearly $1 million dollars with a remaining construction budget of over $3 million dollars. The Bond funded projects serve Districts 1 and 5.
“Progress on street repairs continue in every district! I am proud to see our roads getting the attention they need to keep Corpus Christi moving forward,” Mayor Paulette M. Guajardo said.
The Govind Development, LLC of Corpus Christi, contract is valued at over $254,000 and will design the reconstruction of Calallen Drive from Redbird Lane to Burning Tree Lane. Project improvements include pavement reconstruction with drainage ditch improvements, new sidewalks, pedestrian ADA improvements, new signage, pavement markings, and utility upgrades. Calallen Drive is a minor residential collector roadway that was built in 1959 and is over a half-mile in length. This section of the street was reconstructed in 1987, and most recently, it received a new sealcoat in 1997. The design and bid phases of the project are anticipated to take 13 months, with construction beginning in the Summer of 2022. This project is in City Council District 1.
Freese & Nichols Inc., of Corpus Christi, was awarded a professional services contract for the design of Long Meadow Drive from Saratoga Boulevard to St. Andrews Drive. The contract is valued at over $281,000 and will design the reconstruction of 0.24 miles of roadway. Long Meadow is classified as a residential collector street that provides access from neighborhoods to a signalized intersection at Saratoga Boulevard. Project improvements include new pavement, curbs, gutters, sidewalks, ADA improvements, signage, pavement markings, bicycle mobility considerations, minor utility upgrades, and street lighting. The design and bid phases are anticipated to take ten months, with construction planned for the Spring of 2022. This project is in City Council District 1.
HDR Engineering, Inc., of Corpus Christi, will design the reconstruction project of Wooldridge Road from Everhart Road to Cascade Drive, located in District 5. Wooldridge Road is classified as a minor residential street collector roadway in poor condition. The street was constructed in 1964 and received a new sealcoat in 2011. Project improvements include new pavement, curbs, gutters, sidewalks, pedestrian ADA improvements, signage, pavement markings, and utility upgrades. The professional services contract is valued at over $357,000 and will redesign over a half-mile in the roadway. The design and bid phases of the project are anticipated to take 13 months, with construction beginning in the Summer of 2022.
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