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  Item No. 27.       
Meeting Date: 02/14/2019  
COMMITTEE: Infrastructure  
CONTACT: Louis Najar CHAIR: Juan Oropesa

ACTION REQUESTED:
Wells Railroad Crossing Walk - Consider approval the award of proposed Wells St. railroad crossing work to Constructors Inc. of Carlsbad, NM in the amount of $132,549.30 which includes Bond and Tax. Bond cost @1.5% and NMGRT tax rate of 7.8333%.  Work will utilize existing CES contract issued to Constructors Inc. (Oropesa/Stark)
BACKGROUND:
The RIAC Rail spur crossing at Wells St. is aging and in need of replacement. The crossing is sinking due to decay and will soon be unsafe to cross. The rail spur services Ergon. Wells St. would require a road closure at the crossing of approximately 5 – 8 weeks during this work.  City Engineering Department concurs with the need and proposed work.
FINANCIAL CONSIDERATION
Project is fully funded by current FY 2019 RIAC budget.
LEGAL REVIEW:
Not applicable.
BOARD AND COMMITTEE ACTION:
The Infrastructure Committee recommended (4-0) approval to Council the proposed award for Wells St. railroad crossing work to CES/Constructors Inc. at their meeting on January 28, 2019.
STAFF RECOMMENDATION:
Proceed with recommendation to award of proposed Wells St. railroad crossing work to Constructors Inc. of Carlsbad, NM in the amount of $132,549.30.
Attachments
ATT 1 Wells Railroad
ATT 2 Wells Railroad Work picture


    

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