Lake County, IL
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File #: 22-0495    Version: 1 Name: Hart Road Bridge: Contract Award and Appropriation
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/21/2022 In control: Public Works, Planning & Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 4/12/2022
Title: Joint resolution authorizing a contract with Lorig Construction Company, Des Plaines, Illinois, in the amount of $2,980,308.34, for the replacement of existing culverts with a new single span bridge at Flint Creek, resurfacing of Hart Road, and construction of a new multi-use path which will be improved under the Illinois Highway Code, and appropriating $3,580,000 of County Bridge Tax funds.
Attachments: 1. 22-0495 Bid Tab, Hart Road Bridge, 2. 22-0495 Vendor Disclosure, Lorig Construction, 3. 22-0495 Location Map, Hart Road Bridge Over Flint Creek, 4. 22-0495 Bid Justification Letter, Hart Road Bridge
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Joint resolution authorizing a contract with Lorig Construction Company, Des Plaines, Illinois, in the amount of $2,980,308.34, for the replacement of existing culverts with a new single span bridge at Flint Creek, resurfacing of Hart Road, and construction of a new multi-use path which will be improved under the Illinois Highway Code, and appropriating $3,580,000 of County Bridge Tax funds.

Staff Summary
* There was a public call for bids, and a total of six bids were received, ranging from $2,980,308.34 to $4,207,733.60, and the lowest responsible bidder is Lorig Construction Company, Des Plaines, Illinois, in the amount of $2,980,308.34.
* The project will require a 155 calendar day closure of Hart Road to construct the bridge.
* The contract includes an incentive to the contractor for opening the road early and a disincentive if the closure goes beyond the planned 155 calendar days.
* The detour incentive is $5,000 per day for a maximum of 10 days, and the disincentive is $10,000 per day without a maximum number of days.
* Reducing the duration of the closure is a direct benefit to motorists including first responders and area schools.
* This improvement is included in the Transportation Improvement Program, with construction planned to begin in 2022, and designated as Section 18-00174-06-BR.

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R E S O L U T I O N

WHEREAS, pursuant to authority granted by this Lake County Board, the County Engineer heretofore called for sealed bids, by publication, for the replacement of existing culverts with a new single span bridge, resurfacing of Hart Road, and construction of a new multi-use path, which will be improved under the Illinois Highway Code, and designated as Section 18-00174-06-BR; and

WHEREAS, pursuant to said publication calling for said bid, sealed bids were received and opened on March 15, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. at the Lake County Division of Transportation in Libertyville, Illinois; a tabulation of said bids being as follows:

Lorig Co...

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