New Orleans selects engineering firms for 15 new road designs

Contracts for 15 New General Obligation

Bond Capital Roadway Projects Sent to Selected Firms

New Orleans, United States of America – The City of New Orleans Department of Public Works 2008-08-26 announced the selection of architectural and engineering firms for 15 new capital bonds projects.

"In order to increase the pace of our construction schedule, it is important to get these much needed new projects under way," said Robert Mendoza, Director of Public Works.

Funded by the 2004 General Obligation Bonds, the 15 new projects cover approximately 5.5 miles of roadway at a total cost of approximately $58 million. Fourteen of the projects are full reconstruction including new water, sewerage, drainage, sidewalks, and roadways surfaces. Two of the projects are rehabilitation projects, including spot utility repairs, sidewalks, and roadway resurfacing. Currently, the Department of Public Works has approximately 100 projects in the design phase.

Quick Facts

Capital Projects

o S. Jefferson Davis Parkway (Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard – Howard Avenue)

* A/E Consultant: Buchart Horn, Inc.

* A/E Contract Amount: $192,600

* Length: 2485 linear feet or .47 miles

o Michoud Boulevard (Chef Menteur Boulevard – Dwyer Road)

* A/E Consultant: Evans-Graves Engineers

* A/E Contract Amount: $223,960

* Length: 2123 linear feet or .4 miles

o Cartier Avenue (Mirabeau Avenue – Filmore Avenue)

* A/E Consultant: ILSI, Inc.

* A/E Contract Amount: $178,800

* Length: 1444 linear feet or .27 miles

o Camp Street (Washington Avenue – Louisiana Avenue)

* A/E Consultant: IMS Engineers

* A/E Contract Amount: $130,400

* Length: 2124 linear feet or .4 miles

o Cherokee Street (Hampson Street to Freret Street)

* A/E Consultant: Julien Engineering & Construction

* A/E Contract Amount: $61,160

* Length: 990 linear feet or .19 miles

o Old Spanish Trail (Nighthart Street – Sherwood Drive)

* A/E Consultant: Lambert Engineers, Inc.

* A/E Contract Amount: $98,580

* Length: 1716 linear feet or .33 miles

o Gardena Drive (St. Bernard Avenue – Paris Avenue)

* A/E Consultant: Meyer Engineering Co.

* A/E Contract Amount: $194,100

* Length: 2361 linear feet or .45 miles

o Galvez Street (Tennessee Street – Delery Street)

* A/E Consultant: N-Y Associates, Inc.

* A/E Contract Amount: $382,700

* Length: 5424 linear feet or 1.03 miles

o Holiday Drive (General Meyer Ave – MacArthur Boulevard)

* A/E Consultant: PEC

* A/E Contract Amount: $200,985

* Length: 4220 linear feet or .8 miles

o Holiday Drive (MacArthur Boulevard – General DeGaulle Drive)

* A/E Consultant: Rahman & Associates, Inc.

* A/E Contract Amount: $284,690

* Length: 1070 linear feet or .2 miles

o Jackson Avenue (Claiborne Avenue – Galvez Street)

* A/E Consultant: Richard C. Lambert Consultants

* A/E Contract Amount: $163,840

* Length: 1634 linear feet or .31 miles

o Wright Road (Chef Menteur Boulevard – Dwyer Road)

* A/E Consultant: Three Fold Consultants, LLC

* A/E Contract Amount: $464,780

* Length: 2492 linear feet or .47 miles

o Vienna Street (Corinne Street – Nighthart Street)

* A/E Consultant: URS Corporation

* A/E Contract Amount: $83,560

* Length: 1077 linear feet or .2 miles

o Urquhart Street (Elysian Fields Avenue – Franklin Avenue)

* A/E Consultant: C&S Consultants, Inc.

* A/E Contract Amount: $211,000

* Length: 2640 linear feet or .5 miles

o Huntlee Drive (General DeGaulle Drive – Berkley Drive)

* A/E Consultant: All South Consulting Engineers, LLC

* A/E Contract Amount: $114,000

* Length: 1056 linear feet or .2 miles

Auteur: Redactie Infrasite

Bron: City Of New Orleans