Achen-Gardner Construction Awarded City of Phoenix CM@R Project Print

The Lower Buckeye Road Paving and Storm Drain & 43rd Avenue Paving project will begin construction in 2011.

According to the City of Phoenix RFQ, The Construction Manager at Risk project includes:

Both Lower Buckeye Road and 43rd Avenue have been designed to accommodate continuous 5/6-lanes of traffic within the project limits with continuous curb, gutter and sidewalk. As part of these projects, the City also desires to upgrade the existing drainage system to fully accommodate the design storm for the area. As a direct result of these projects, several utilities will have to be removed and relocated by either the CMAR or the respective utility owner. The CMAR will be responsible for the coordination of work efforts with Salt River Project (SRP) Power and Irrigation, Roosevelt Irrigation District (RID), Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR) and several other utility owners throughout construction. The major work items associated with each project are outlined in the following paragraphs.

The work associated with the Lower Buckeye Road Paving and Storm Drain project will consist of asphalt concrete paving, milling and overlaying, subgrade preparation, concrete paving (UPRR crossing), curb and gutter, sidewalk, concrete driveways, concrete bus bays, concrete catch basins, storm drain trunk line (24”-60”), storm drain connector pipes, manholes, irrigation pipe removal and replacement, irrigation structures, additional utility adjustments, fence removal and construction, street lighting, traffic signals and traffic control.

The work associated with the 43rd Avenue Paving and Storm Drain project will consist of asphalt concrete paving, milling and overlaying, subgrade preparation, curb and gutter, sidewalk, concrete driveways, concrete bus bays, concrete catch basins, storm drain connector pipes, irrigation trunk line, irrigation structures, removal of concrete irrigation ditches, additional utility adjustments, street lighting and traffic control.