May 14, 2007

 

Mayor & Township Committee

Township of Millstone

470 Stagecoach Road

Millstone, NJ 08510

 

                                                            Re:      Monthly Engineering Status Report

                                                                        Our file:  MS 07-01

 

Dear Mayor & Committee Members:

 

            The following is the status of the remaining and proposed projects for your use and comments. 

 

1.         Millstone Road Improvements from Clarksburg Road to Blueberry Hill (TTF FY 2006)

 

a.         This project was approved for $150,000 grant from NJDOT.

 

b.         Bids were received on September 12, 2006.  A contract in the amount of $252,113.13 was awarded to Earle Asphalt Co. on September 20, 2006.

 

c.         Project is complete.  Punchlist work is in progress.

 

            2.         2006 Roadway Improvement Program

 

                        a.         The following roadways were included in this road program.

           

                                    1.         Back Bone Hill Road (2.35 miles)

                                    2.         Agress Road (1.91 miles)

                                    3.         Burnt Tavern Road (0.68 miles)

 

b.         A contract was awarded to Arawak Paving Co., Inc. in the amount of $868,900.00 on September 6, 2006. 

 

c.         Project is complete.  Punchlist work is in progress.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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            3.         Back Bone Hill Road Realignment

 

This project includes realignment of Back Bone Hill Road and Schoolhouse Road, drainage improvements and construction of a new parking lot for the Board of Education.  The project is funded by the Township and the Board of Education.

 

a.         A contract in the amount of $769,112.55 was awarded to Meco, Inc. on March 23, 2006.

 

b.         Work is substantially complete.

 

c.         We are negotiating the extra cost for modifications to the detention basin.

 

            4.         Abate Park Improvements

 

a.         Work included a gravel parking lot, 3 tennis courts, 3 basketball courts, a handball court, walking path, drainage and other related work.

 

b.         A contract was awarded to Meco, Inc., and work commenced on August 28, 2006.

 

c.         Work is 75 percent complete.  The remaining work will be completed within the next few weeks.

 

            5.         Abate Park Improvements – Phase II

 

We are applying for a grant from Monmouth County Community Development for handicap restroom facilities at this park.  The application deadline is June 30, 2007.  The public hearings will be on June 14, 2007 and June 20, 2007.

 

6.         Brandywine Park Improvements - CDBG FY 2006

 

a.         A grant in the amount of $62,344 for handicap accessibility and restroom facilities at Brandywine Park has been approved by the County.

 

b.         A contract in the amount of $181,279.00 was awarded to Meco, Inc. on November 1, 2006.

 

c.         Work is substantially complete.  Restoration work is in progress.

 

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

 

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

 

 

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b.         Once the funding is in place, we will proceed with the preparations of plans and specifications.

 

8.         2007 Roadway Improvement Program

 

            The following roadways are considered for next year’s road program:

 

            a.         Alpine Drive/Cedar Court/Lakeview Drive.

            b.         Giant Maple/Old Oak Court/Blue Spruce Court/Running Brook Drive.

            c.         Charleston Spring Road.

d.         Roberts Road.

 

 

Once the funding is in place, we will proceed with the survey and preparation of plans and specifications.

 

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

FY 2008)

 

We are considering this roadway for a grant from NJDOT.

 

            10.       Baird Road Drainage Improvements

 

We have commenced surveying and NJDEP permitting for piping an existing roadside ditch near the Prodlin/Perrineville Road intersection.

 

            11.       Huneke Way Drainage Improvements

 

We have commenced surveying and NJDEP permitting for piping an existing roadside ditch and widening of this roadway.

 

            Should you have any questions regarding this matter, please contact my office.

 

Very truly yours,

 

                                                                        LEON S. AVAKIAN, INC.

 

                                                                        Matt Shafai, P.E.

 

                                                                        Matt Shafai, P.E.

                                                                        Township Engineer

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c:          James Pickering, Township Administrator

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