Collier County
FL

Action Item
10307

Recommendation to award a Work Order to Ajax Paving Industries of FL, LLC, for construction of the “Everglades Boulevard North Shoulder Improvements – Segment I” project, in the amount of $620,373.28 (Project 60237.1).

Information

Department:Transportation EngineeringSponsors:
Category:16.A Consent Agenda-Growth Management Dept

Executive Summary

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

 

Recommendation to award a Work Order to Ajax Paving Industries of FL, LLC, for construction of the “Everglades Boulevard North Shoulder Improvements - Segment I” project, in the amount of $620,373.28 (Project 60237).

 

 

OBJECTIVE: To approve a Work Order for Everglades Boulevard North Shoulder Improvements - Segment I.

 

CONSIDERATION:  On August 23, 2019, Transportation Engineering staff sent construction plans and a bid schedule to four (4) construction companies that are currently under contract with the County on “Agreement #16-6663 for Roadway Contractors.”  Staff requested quotations from those contractors for construction services for the Everglades Boulevard North Shoulder Improvements - Segment I project.

On September 13, 2019, the County received four (4) bids, as follows:

 

 

Contractor

Bid

1

Ajax Paving Industries of Florida, LLC

$620,373.28

2

Preferred Materials, Inc.

$622,763.64

3

Wright Construction Group, Inc.

$1,411,724.68

4

Bonness, Inc.

$1,446,956.42

                                                                                   

Staff concluded that the bidding was competitive, that the low bid received is fair and reasonable, and recommends awarding the work order to Ajax Paving Industries of FL, LLC.  Ajax’s bid is 7.7% lower than the engineer’s estimate of $672,024.50 . The work order and bid analysis are attached for review and recommended approval.

FISCAL IMPACT: The anticipated cost for this intersection improvement project is $620,373.28.  Funding is available within Gas Tax Fund (313).  A budget amendment is necessary to transfer funds within Gas Tax Fund (313) from Project 60016 to Project 60237.

The estimated useful life of the roadway improvements is 20 years with minimal to no repair cost during that duration of time.

GROWTH MANAGEMENT IMPACT:  This project is consistent with the Transportation Element of the Growth Management Plan.

LEGAL CONSIDERATIONS:  This item is approved as to form and legality and requires majority vote for Board approval.-SRT

RECOMMENDATION: To award a Work Order for “Everglades Boulevard North Shoulder Improvements - Segment I” project to Ajax Paving Industries of FL, LLC, in the amount of $620,373.28, and authorize the Chairman to sign the attached Work Order and approve the budget amendment.

 

Prepared by: Julio F. Ordonez, P.E., Senior Project Manager, Transportation Engineering Division, Growth Management Department.

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