FM 518 and Wesley Drive Drainage Improvements

Budget: $3.2 million

Scope of work: Reconstruction of portions of Wesley Drive for improved drainage to Corum Ditch. Purchase land and construct detention pond near Wesley Drive and Corum Ditch.

Subdivisions, areas, or streets impacted: Main Street, Highland Terrance subdivision, Calder Road (east of I-45), Wesley Drive and Pecan Drive areas

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Project Status as of March 2021

GO Bond Project; notified July 24th CDBG-DR will pay 75% of project cost with City portion at 25%; grant kickoff meeting with GLO Sept 16th; RFQ selection for design engineer; proposal requested from Gauge Engineering in late-March 2021; first draft received April 8th; anticipate design award in May 2021.

Original Schedule

The original schedule, as of September 2019, shows design programmed in quarter 4 of 2021 through quarter 2 of 2022 for FM518 & Wesley Dr. Drainage Improvements. Construction bidding is scheduled for quarter 3 of 2023 with construction following through quarter 4 of 2023. Construction time is an estimate as each bid is awarded based on cost and time submitted by the contractor.

Current Schedule

The current schedule, as of March 2021, for the FM518 & Wesley Dr. Drainage Improvements project shows the grant application complete from quarter 1 of 2019 thru quarter 2 of 2020. Grant award was complete in quarter 3 thru 4 of 2020 with grant kickoff in progress in quarter 1 of 2021. RFQ for design services required by the grant, is programmed in quarter 2 of 2021. Design is programmed from quarter 3 of 2021 to quarter 3 of 2023. Land acquisition is programmed from quarter 4 of 2022 through quarter 3 of 2023. Construction bidding is in programmed for quarter 3 & 4 of 2023. Construction is programmed for quarter 4 of 2023 through quarter 4 of 2024. Construction time is an estimate as each bid is awarded based on cost and time submitted by the contractor.