Project Bids and Construction Status
INVITATION TO BID
None at this time.
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP)
Westside Planning Program: Proposals Due by 4:30 p.m. Friday, February 14, 2014
Notice is hereby given that the City of Forest Grove ("City") is requesting proposals for consultant(s) assistance to develop an area plan for that portion of Forest Grove within the current Urban Growth Boundary located generally north of Watercress Drive and west of Thatcher Road. In addition,consultant(s) assistance is also sought to help City staff develop a concept plan consistent with Metro's Title 11 requirements for Urban Reserve Area 7C, known as the Purdin Road Urban Reserve area. Also, the City is requesting bids for preparation of a concept plan for Urban Reserve Area 7E. The City desires to enter into a professional services agreement with a qualified individual(s) or firm(s) who can demonstrate competency and experience in assisting City staff to prepare the Area Plan and Concept Plan.
The scope of work for the requested services includes the following:
- Preparation of transportation analysis to comply with TPR requirements;
- Development of infrastructure costs including roads, sewer, water and storm drainage;
- Evaluation of slope stability, soil constraints and seismic issues potentially affecting development;
- Prepare appropriate GIS maps; and
- Prepare and execute comprehensive public involvement program for project.
Engineering Department Project Updates:
23rd Ave Sanitary Sewer Rehab Project: Jan. 20th - April 20th, 2014
The City of Forest Grove is partnering with Clean Water Services to rehabilitate Sanitary Sewer mainlines and laterals in the vicinity of 23rd Avenue at B Street. Project limits will be as follows: 23rd Avenue from A Street to D Street, B Street from 23rd Avenue to Covey Run Drive, and Gales Way from 23rd Avenue to Tara Court. The project includes replacing approximately 3600 feet of 8" clay mainline, 75 laterals, and 11 manholes on private property and within the public right of way. Canby Excavation Inc. will be the main contractor performing this work which has been projected to span nearly 3 months and should begin as early as January 20th. During this 3 month span you can expect road closures and traffic delays with local access remaining open.
If you have questions and/or concerns with this project feel free to contact Clean Water Services-Project Manager Joe Dvorak at (503)681-3600 or City of Forest Grove-Public Works at (503)992-3258. We do appreciate your patience as we progress through improvements to the sanitary infrastructure in this area.
Safe Routes To School Grant - Harvey Clarke - B Street Sidewalks
City staff is currently working with Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) staff to complete a project prospectus and environmental worksheet. After completion of the prospectus, the City and ODOT will enter into an agreement for project funding and retain a design consultant. A notice was recently sent to effected property owners in the area explaining the process and aspects of the project. Notice will be sent regarding neighborhood/public meetings in the near future. Construction is anticipated to start summer 2014. If you have questions, please call Nick Kelsay in the Engineering Office, at 503.992.3228.
Sidewalk Improvement Program (SIP)
If you are interested in participating in the next phase of the SIP, please contact the Engineering Office at 503.992.3228. We are currently contacting property owners and plan to start construction in the Fall. Below are before and after photos of a sidewalk repair.
Updated January 13, 2014