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File #: 1853-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 8/4/2020 In control: Public Service & Transportation Committee
On agenda: 9/14/2020 Final action: 9/17/2020
Title: To amend the 2019 Capital Improvements Budget; to authorize a transfer of cash within the Water Permanent Improvements Fund; to appropriate funds within the Water Permanent Improvements Fund; to authorize the Director of Public Service to enter into a contract modification with The Righter Company in connection with the Bridge Rehabilitation - Annual Citywide Contract 2019 project; to provide for construction administration and inspection services for the project; to authorize the expenditure of up to $167,942.25 within the Water Permanent Improvements Fund for the project; and to declare an emergency. ($167,942.25)
Attachments: 1. ORD 1853-2020 Revised
Explanation
1. BACKGROUND
This ordinance authorizes the Director of Public Service to modify and increase an existing contract with The Righter Company for the Bridge Rehabilitation - Annual Citywide Contract 2019 project in an amount up to $141,942.25 and to provide for construction administration and inspection services for the project in the amount of up to $26,000.00.
Ordinance 0154-2020 authorized the Director of Public Service to enter into a contract with The Righter Company for the implementation of the Bridge Rehabilitation - Annual Citywide Contract 2019 project and to provide for construction administration and inspection services. This contract provided for the rehabilitation of several bridges within the City of Columbus. Types of work vary by bridge, but include and are not limited to, concrete patching, waterproofing, lighting repairs, placement of scour countermeasures, channel cleanout, deck overlay, asphalt repairs, clearing and grubbing, bearing rehabilitation, and bridge painting.

The original contract amount, no inspection: $2,187,663.33 (PO220718, Ord. 0154-2020)
The total of Modification No. 1, no inspection: $167,942.25 (This Ordinance)
The contract amount including all modifications: $2,355,605.58

Searches in the System for Award Management (Federal) and the Findings for Recovery list (State) produced no findings against The Righter Company.

2. UNPLANNED MODIFICATION
The Bridge Rehabilitation - Annual Citywide Contract 2019 allows for the addition or subtraction of bridges and bridge work as the Department of Public Service deems necessary to accomplish the rehabilitation of the City’s bridges. While a work crew was performing a water main repair near the Livingston Avenue bridge on behalf of the Department of Public Utilities, the crew caused damage to the bridge which forced the closure of the bridge. The bridge repair work needed to be completed as soon as pos...

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