Re:      February Engineering Status Report

                                                                         

 

            1.         Abate Park Improvements – Phase II

 

a.         The County of Monmouth has approved a grant in the amount of $75,029 toward construction of a handicap restroom facility.

 

b.         We are processing for clearance with the County.

 

c.         Septic design has been approved by the Board of Health.

 

d.         We await County Clearance and Township’s funding prior to final design and advertising this project.

 

            2.         Millstone Road Improvements from Baird Road to Route 33 (TTF FY 2007)

 

                        a.         This project was approved for a $160,000 grant from NJDOT.

 

b.         A contract in the amount of $342,655 was awarded to Meco, Inc. on September 5, 2007.

 

c.         Work is 95 percent complete.  Punchlist and restoration work remains.

 

3.         2008 Roadway Improvement Program

 

We are working with the Township Public Works superintendent to prepare a list of roadways in need of improvement.

 

4.         Baird Road Improvements from Millstone Road to Woodville Road (TTF

FY 2008)

 

a.         This project was approved for a $160,000 grant from NJDOT.

 

b.         We await funding and Township authorization to process with designing and bidding.

 

            5.         Fuel Tanks at Public Works Yard

 

a.         Bids were received on January 30, 2008 for new fuel tanks and contract in the amount of $133,905.00 was awarded to TTI Environmental, Inc.

 

                        b.         Preconstruction meeting will be in late February or early March.

 

            6.         Monmouth County Projects

 

a.         Route 527/Rte 1 Intersection Improvements Woodville Road/Sweetmans Lane

 

We have received final construction plans for roadway widening and intersection signalization from the County of Monmouth.  Construction is anticipated to commence in Summer 2008.

 

b.         Millstone Road/Paint Island Spring Road/Stagecoach Road – Scooter’s Corner

 

The County has presented various concept plans for improving this intersection.

 

c.         Bridge M-49 Perrineville Road 

 

The County has received bids for reconstruction and widening of this bridge which is located west of Agress Road.  The County will be closing this road for up to 6 months between July and December 2008.

 

d.         Bridge MS-70 Baird Road

 

The County has completed plans and has secured permits for reconstruction and widening of this bridge which is adjacent to the new school.  We have asked for plans and a bidding schedule.

 

e.         Bridge MS-68/Baird Road

 

The county is preparing plans for reconstruction of this bridge which is located east of Stillhouse Road.  This will probably be a 2009 project.