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Surface Transportation Committee (STC) Meeting – February 6, 2018 Agenda

1:30 PM – NIRPC Dune Room


  1. Welcome and Introductions (Chair)


  2. Public Comment


  3. Approval of December 5, 2017 Minutes (Chair)


  4. Presentation: Bridge Conditions in NW Indiana (Scott Weber)


  5. INDOT Letting Report (Stephan Summers)


  6. NIRPC Staff Updates (Scott Weber)

    1. Safety Performance Measures Adoption Update

    2. 2018 Household Travel Survey Update

    3. Reliability and Congestion Project with Valparaiso University

    4. Air Quality Post Processor Model Update


  7. Other Business


  8. Adjourn

Surface Transportation Committee Meeting NIRPC Lake Michigan Room

September 5, 2017


Chairman Tom Schmitt called the meeting to order at 9:05 AM with the Pledge of Allegiance and self- introductions. Present were Tom Schmitt, Schererville; Stephan Summers, INDOT-LaPorte; ; Lyndsay Quist, INDOT-LaPorte AJ Monroe, Holladay Properties, Jeff Huet, Schererville; David Wright, GPTC; Christine Cid, Lake County Council; George Topoll, Union Township; Dean Button, Hammond; Mike Yacullo, Ciorba/LaPorte Co.; Bruce Spires, Merrillville; Ismail Attallah, AES Services.


NIRPC staff present were Scott Weber, Trey Wadsworth, Charles Bradsky and Stephen Sostaric.


On a motion by Christine Cid and a second by David Wright, the Committee approved the minutes of the September 5, 2017 meeting.


Scott Weber explained the purpose of Resolution 17-201 Amendment #1 simplifying some aspects of the bylaws for the Surface Transportation Committee. On a motion by George Topoll and a second by Christine Cid, the Committee voted to adopt Amendment #1 to the bylaws as presented.


Scott Weber overviewed Resolution 17-204, guidelines for pavement condition ratings which builds on Resolution 17-202. It adopts the PASER (Pavement System Evaluation and Ratings) system for pavement condition which should be consist with what our communities are doing. On a motion by Christine Cid and a second by George Topoll, the Committee voted to adopt Resolution 17-204.


Stephan Summers gave the INDOT letting report. Two contracts were awarded in November. There are no December lettings but there will be numerous ones in January.


Scott Weber showed a spreadsheet of NIRPC communities that received funding through the Community Crossings grant program. $16 million was awarded to Northwest Indiana. INDOT provided answers to some questions on future availability and timing of future availability.


Staff Updates:


The next meeting of the Surface Transportation Committee will be on February 6, 2018 at 9 a.m.


On a motion by Christine Cid and a second by George Topoll, Tom Schmitt adjourned the meeting at 8:52 AM.

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INDIANA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission

Driving Indiana's Economic Growth


$18,984,639.34

OFFICIAL TABULATION OF BIDS RECEIVED Total Letting Cost:

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LAPORTE DISTRICT FOR THE LETTINGS IN JANUARY 2018

B-36676

Des: Des: Des: Des: Des: Des:


1172245

1298397

1298541

1298543

1298544

1500081


Description: Bridge Deck Replacement, Bridge Deck Overlay, Replace Superstructure Route: US 41, US 12, SR 912,

Location: Bridge over IHB RR and 4 other streets, 1.95 miles S of I-90

Bridge over Wisconsin Central RR, IHB RR & Carey Street, 1.33 miles W of SR 912 Bridge over Guthrie Street, 0.32 mile W of US 12

Bridge over US 12/Industrial Highway

SR 912 ramp SSE over SR 912 and US 12 WB ramp Over GTW RR, 2.80 mile North of US 30

County: Lake


CONTRACTOR: Address Phone

DUNNET BAY CONSTRUCTION COMPANY Glendale Heights, IL 630-539-1200


Letting Date: 1/18/2018


APPARENT LOW BIDDER


AMOUNT OF BID

$15,851,636.31

B-37352

Des:

1383479

Description: Bridge Replacement

Letting Date: 1/18/2018

Route: Local

Location: CR 875 W, 0.10 miles S of CR 400 N

LPA

County: LaPorte

APPARENT LOW BIDDER


CONTRACTOR: Address Phone


AMOUNT OF BID

DUNNET BAY CONSTRUCTION COMPANY Glendale Heights, IL 630-539-1200

$1,066,780.74

M-39811

Des:

1601779

Description: Roadside Maintenance, Mowing

Letting Date: 1/18/2018

Route: Various locations

Location: Various locations throughout the LaPorte District

APPARENT LOW BIDDER

Counties: Cass, Fulton, LaPorte, Lake, Marshall & St. Joseph


CONTRACTOR: Address Phone


AMOUNT OF BID

COMPTONS MOWING SERVICE INC Star City, IN 574-595-7370

$375,002.00

M-39812

Des:

1601780

Description: Roadside Maintenance, Mowing

Letting Date: 1/18/2018

Route: Various locations

Location: Various locations throughout the LaPorte SubDistrict

APPARENT LOW BIDDER

Counties: LaPorte, Marshall, Porter, St. Joseph & Starke


CONTRACTOR: Address Phone


AMOUNT OF BID

WHITES GENERAL CONTRACTING Winamac, IN 574-225-1973

$360,002.00

M-40018

Des:

1700263

Description: Roadside Maintenance, Mechanical Sweeping

Letting Date: 1/18/2018

Route: I-65 & I-80/94

Location: Sweeping & debris cleaning on I-65, I-80 & I-94

APPARENT LOW BIDDER

Counties: Lake, LaPorte & Porter


CONTRACTOR: Address Phone


AMOUNT OF BID

LINKEL COMPANY LLC Batesville, IN 812-934-5190

$544,444.00

M-40019

Des:

1700264

Description: Guardrail Maintenance or Repair

Letting Date: 1/18/2018

Route: Various locations

Location: Various location throughout the LaPorte District

SOLD

Counties: Carroll, Cass, Fulton, Jasper, LaPorte, Lake, Marshall, Newton, Pulaski, St. Joseph, Starke & White


CONTRACTOR: Address Phone


AMOUNT OF BID

SPECIALTIES COMPANY LLC Indianapolis, IN 317-594-0291

$450,000.00

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RS-39969

Des: 1601885 Description: Institution & Park Road Maintenance Letting Date: 1/18/2018 Route: Various locations - Westville Correctional

Location: Entrance Road & perimeter road at Westville Correctional SOLD

County: LaPorte


CONTRACTOR: Address Phone AMOUNT OF BID RIETH RILEY CONSTRUCTION LaPorte, IN 219-362-6178 $142,384.00

T-39631

Des: 1601164 Description: Route: Location: County:


CONTRACTOR:

HAWK ENTERPRISES INC


Pedestrian Flashing Beacons, Installed Local

Install 3 HAWK Signal Devices, 150th, Douglas and 165th at Trail Crossings in Hammond Lake


Address Phone

Crown Point, IN 219-662-8090

Letting Date: 1/18/2018 LPA

SOLD


AMOUNT OF BID

$194,390.29

INDIANA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Driving Indiana's Economic Growth


LAPORTE DISTRICT


FOR THE LETTINGS IN FEBRUARY 2018

B-29599

Des:

0088990

Description:

Bridge Rehabilitation or Repair

Letting Date: 2/7/2018

Route:

Local

Location:

Bridge #36 State Line Road over Kankakee River

LPA

County:

Lake

B-36687

Des:

1298444

Description:

Bridge Deck Replacement, Bridge Painting

Letting Date: 2/7/2018

Des:

1298448

Route:

US 41, US 20

Des:

1500590

Location:

Bridge over Norfolk Southern RR and 236th Avenue, NBL, 4.54 mi. S of SR 2

Des:

1500602

Bridge over Norfolk Southern RR and 236th Avenue, SBL, 4.54 mi. S of SR 2

Des:

1298402

Bridge over Norfolk Southern RR & 236th Avenue, NBL, 4.54 mi. S of SR 2

Bridge over Norfolk Southern RR & 236th Avenue, SBL, 4.54 mi. S of SR 2

Bridge over CSX RR, 1.3 mi. W of SR 249

Counties:

Lake & Porter

B-37631

Des:

1400843

Description:

Bridge Replacement, other Construction

Letting Date: 2/7/2018

Route:

Local

Location:

Lake County Bridge #61, 135th Avenue over West Creek

LPA

Counites:

Lake

R-35932

Des:

0710068

Description:

Intersection Improvement w/ Added Turn Lanes

Letting Date: 2/7/2018

Route:

Local

Location:

At intersection of 45th Avenue and 5th Street

LPA

Counties:

Lake

R-36386

Des:

1382659

Description:

Bike/Pedestrian Facilities

Letting Date: 2/7/2018

Route:

Local

Location:

Marquette Greenway: Hammond Lake Front Park to State Line

LPA

Counties:

Lake

R-36660

Des:

1296943

Description:

Interchange Modification, HMA Overlay, Intersection Improv. w/Added Turn Lanes, Small Structure Repair

Letting Date: 2/7/2018

Des:

1298068

Route:

US 20, SR 2

Des:

1298125

Location:

US 20 at US 35/SR 212

Des:

1298128

From 1.4 mi E of SR 4 (Burson) to US 20

Des:

1298313

From SR 212 to SR 39

Des:

1298562

From SR 39 to SR 2

US 20 at CR 400 W, 1.44 mi E of US 35

0.61 mi S of US 20

County:

LaPorte

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R-36673

Des: 1296479 Description:

Des: 1298551 Route:

Des: 1298566 Location:

Des: 1400203

Des: 1298553


Counties:


Small Structure Maint. & Repair SR 14, SR 55, US 30, SR 10, SR 16

6.16 miles E of SR 25

2.1 mile E of Jct SR 17

1.03 miles S of US 231

0.6 miles W of Jct SR 55

3.31 miles W of US 421 Fulton, Lake, Newton & White


Letting Date: 2/7/2018

INDIANA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Driving Indiana's Economic Growth


LAPORTE DISTRICT


FOR THE LETTINGS IN MARCH 2018

B-37688

Des:

0500028

Description:

Bridge Replacement

Letting Date: 3/14/2018

Des:

1383706

Route:

SR2, SR 8 & SR 39

Des:

1006719

Location:

Bridge over M J Brownditch, 2.70 miles E of I-65

Bridge over Hanna Arm, 2.01 mile W of SR 39

Bridge over Emmet Ditch, 4.19 miles N of SR 14

Counties:

Lake, LaPorte & Pulaski

R-32574

Des:

0600754

Description:

Intersection Improvement W/Added Turn Lanes

Letting Date: 3/14/2018

Route:

Local

Location:

Central Avenue: I-80/90 (Toll Road) to Hamstrom Road

LPA

Counties:

Porter

R-35982

Des:

1382604

Description:

Bike/Pedestrian Facilities

Letting Date: 3/14/2018

Route:

Local

Location:

Cionstruct Lincoln Trail in/near Westville

LPA

Counties:

LaPorte

R-36665

Des:

1593209

Description:

Small Structure Pipe Lining

Letting Date: 3/14/2018

Des:

1600012

Route:

I-65

Location:

0.78 mile S of SR 114

2.96 miles S of SR 2

Counties:

Jasper & Lake

R-37658

Des:

1400774

Description:

Bike Pedestrian Faciliites

Letting Date: 3/14/2018

Route:

Local

Location:

Unincorporated Hanna and Rolling Prairie

LPA

Counties:

LaPorte

R-40126

Des:

1700406

Description:

Interchange Modification

Letting Date: 3/14/2018

Route:

I-80

Location:

I-80/94 Westbound through the I-65 System Interchange

Counties:

Lake


RS-39307

Des:

1592857

Description:

HMA Overlay Minor Structural

Letting Date: 3/14/2018

Des:

1592853

Route:

SR 49 & US 35

Location:

From 1.14 mile S of SR 8 to SR 8

From 0.77 mile S of SR 8 (S Jct) to 0.81 mile S of SR 8 (N Jct)

Porter & Starke

T-39131

Des:

1600023

Description:

Raised Pavement Markings, Refurbished

Letting Date: 3/14/2018

Route:

Various Locations

Location:

Various locations on routes within the LaPorte Distict

Counties:

Carroll, Cass, Fulton, Jasper, LaPorte, Lake, Marshall, Newton, Porter, Pulaski, St. Joseph, Starke & White