Pflugerville: City Issues RFQ for Six 2020 Transportation Bond Projects
Feature Photo: The City of Pflugerville has identified seven city intersection improvements that are a part of the RFQ.
by Art Benavidez
Pflugerville (Travis County) — The City of Pflugerville has issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQs) for six 2020 Transportation General Obligation Bond projects totaling $45.2 million.
The projects include: Cameron Road realignment, East Pecan Street improvements, Immanuel Road Improvements, Kelly Lane Phase III improvements, Main Street improvements, along with city intersection improvements including East Pflugerville Parkway at FM 685, FM 685 at Copper Mine Overpass and SH 130 and CR 138.
Those interested in submitting an RFQ must do so by 4 p.m. on April 30 to City Engineer Patricia A. Davis at email@example.com.
Cameron Road Realignment, an estimated $4.4 million project that involves engineering, design and construction of two lanes to a four lane urban roadway from the Pecan Street and Weiss Lane intersection to South Cameron Road.
Improvements will include curb and gutter, underground storm facilities, right-of-way acquisition, dedicated pedestrian facilities and intersection turn lane.
The city intersection improvements–an estimated $8 million project that involves various intersection improvements throughout the city–includes turn lane additions, new or modified traffic signalization, geometric and safety improvements and innovative intersection operation.
The city intends to improve the level of service at each identified intersection.
East Pecan Street improvements, an estimated $3.7 million project that involves engineering design, utility relocation and right-of-way acquisition for a future six lane urban roadway with raised center median from Sun Light Near Way to Weiss Lane.
Improvements include the design of new bridge crossing on SH 130 and additional three lanes from SH 130 to Weiss Lane. The construction of these improvements is not included in the estimated cost.
Immanuel Road improvements, an estimated $12.6 million project that involves the design and full reconstruction for widening of the existing roadway to a three lane roadway.
Improvements include curb and gutter and intersection improvements, street lighting, underground storm infrastructure and designated pedestrian facilities.
Kelly Lane Phase III improvements, an estimated $14.3 million project that involves construction of a four lane roadway, with a center median, from Moorlynch Avenue to Cele Road and incorporates the re-alignment of the current intersection at Weiss Lane.
Construction will include curb and gutter, underground storm facilities, pedestrian improvements, street lighting and traffic signalization.
Project includes engineering design, utility relocation, right of way acquisition and construction.
Main Street improvements, an estimated $2.2 million project that includes preliminary engineering and design in accordance with the city’s Downtown Action Plan.
The project provides for design for a future two-lane urban roadway from Railroad Avenue to Old Austin Hutto Road.
The project will include right-of-way acquisition, intersection design at Railroad Avenue to Old Austin Hutto Road, for future improvements and utility relocation. The construction of these improvements is not included in the project total.
Art Benavidez (Construction News Reporter, Central Texas) is a seasoned journalist with over 15-years of experience in writing breaking news and in-depth features at the local level. He honed his research and reporting skills in newspapers and magazines throughout South and West Texas along with expertise in crafting digital content as Managing Editor of New Image Marketing Research Corporation. Benevidez is a Texas native and graduate of UT-RGV.