Pflugerville officials take action on several road and infrastructure improvement initiatives

The city of Pflugerville approved several transportation-related motions Oct. 12. (Courtesy Fotolia)
The city of Pflugerville approved several transportation-related motions Oct. 12. (Courtesy Fotolia)

The city of Pflugerville approved several transportation-related motions Oct. 12. (Courtesy Fotolia)

Pflugerville City Council took several actions centered on road and infrastructure improvement and maintenance.

Totaling almost $900,000, work in the coming months will include street sweeping, traffic signal maintenance and pavement improvements.

The following information details actions taken through the consent agenda during an Oct. 12 City Council meeting.

Street sweeping

Council approved an agreement with Star Sweeping USA, Inc. for citywide sweeping services.

The contract is for $100,000 and applies to fiscal year 2022.

City documents state the program is intended to mitigate debris and carries a one-year term with three optional one-year renewals.

For residential roadways, sweeping will occur on weekdays from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., and for arterial roadways sweeping will occur Sundays-Thursdays from 10 p.m.-7 a.m.

Traffic signal maintenance

Officials approved a $405,000 contract with Austin Traffic Signal Construction Co. Inc. for fiscal year 2022.

Work includes routine maintenance, scheduled repairs, emergency repairs and equipment installations.

Other terms of the agreement require Austin Traffic Signal to be available at all times, have all tools and equipment needed to provide the contracted work, and provide vehicles with necessary safety accessories.

The contract details 44 traffic signals and 14 flashing beacons throughout the city as part of the scope of work.

Heatherwilde Boulevard maintenance

Council approved a consulting contract with Halff Associates Inc. pertaining to the Heatherwilde Boulevard Phase 3 improvement project.

The scope of work for the $51,784 contract includes project management and coordination, data collection, design plans, construction documents and bid phase services.

The work for Phase 3 pavement improvement to South Heatherwilde spans from the U.S. Post Office at 301 S. Heatherwilde Blvd. to Wells Branch Parkway.

As part of the contract, Halff Associates will provide monthly progress reports and advise the city regarding the progress, along with cost estimates for the work once those are determined.

Construction for Pecan Street at Heatherwilde Boulevard roadway project

Council approved a bid from Lone Star Sitework LLC for $330,085 for work pertaining to the Pecan Street at Heatherwilde Boulevard roadway project.

The project is intended to increase operational efficiency of the intersection by enhancing turning movement storage capacity.

Work is expected to be complete by March 2022, and the project is funded through the city's 2018 certificate of obligation bond program and its 2020 general obligation bond program.
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