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Patriots Point Realignment
Project Manager:
Paul Lykins

Description:
Realign Patriot's Point Road to allow future development area for Medal of Honor Museum.

Status:

Utility coordination, parking and detention pond coordination and lighting is on going. Plans are complete with the exception of finalizing these items.

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Transportation Program Development
Project Manager:
Gary Ponder

Description:
Implement various traffic operations, calming, safety and pavement preservation management programs as necessary to respond to Town needs and proactively address transportation system needs. Program areas include the Town's Traffic Calming Program, implementation of additional traffic signals as warranted, pedestrian crossing upgrades (in conjunction with bike/ped master plan), small intersection/subarea improvement implementation, street name/operations signage standardization (in conjunction with required federal replacement program), wayfinding system implementation, adaptive/traditional signal system expansion and operations maintenance and enhancement, and RoadMatrix pavement management system.

Status:
Traffic Calming 2015/16 program year: will be completed by the end of July. This includes both the regular TC program and the additional cut-through mitigation project for Cooper Estates and the Groves. Traffic Calming 2016 / 17 program year: applications are open through end of July Pavement Preservation 2015 / 16: pavement marking will be completed end of July, Mill and resurface to begin in the fall. Pavement Preservation 2016 / 17: Staff will present a list of roads and treatment types at August committee mtg.

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Coleman Boulevard Revitalization
Project Manager:
Paul Lykins

Description:
Project involves reconstructing Coleman Boulevard between approximately Mill Street and Chuck Dawley Boulevard to create a landscaped median, on-street parking opportunities, increased travel opportunities for bicycles and pedestrians, and a vibrant activity zone between the roadway and buildings fronting the street. Additional improvements include a multi-lane roundabout at the Chuck Dawley intersection, street lighting, wayfinding systems, utility and stormwater upgrades, and an adaptive signal system.

Status:

Staff and consultant are currently working on plan revisions for a phased concstruction. The bid process will include the base bid for phase 1 with an add/alternate for phase 2. Coordination with MPW utility plans, landscape and irrigation plans, and SCE&G lighting plans is currently underway.

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Park West and Bessemer Roundabout
Project Manager:
Paul Lykins

Description:
Implement intersection improvement that may include turn lane additions or roundabout installation.

Status:

Final paiving was canceled last week due to weather. Paving is rescheduled for this Sunday 7/24. Once final paving is complete the concrete medians and pavement markings can be installed. The only outstanding items remaining is the installation of irrigation and landscaping. The irrigation installation has been delayed due to the cooridation needed to tie-in to the existing Park West irrigation system which currently is not functioning in this area. Additional investigation is ongoing this week. Also, in the workd is the coordination of the current paving rejuvination project scheduled to take place on Park West Blvd. sometime in the next few weeks.

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Highway 41 Widening
Project Managers:
Brad Morrison/Charleston County

Description:
Start project development process for the widening of SC 41.

Status:

Project will be listed on November Sales Tax Referendum. TOMP has $4.4M budget as a back up plan. County has approval to advertise for the SC 41 Widening and will advertise for a design consultant by Fall 2016.

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Billy Swails 4B - Final Phase
Project Manager:
Paul Lykins

Description:
This project was originally part of the Hungryneck Blvd. Phase 4 from Six Mile Road to Porchers Bluff Road. Preliminary design began in 2006 but the project was placed on hold for an interim period due to lack of funding. The project has been subsequently phased and renamed Billy Swails Boulevard 4B and will extend from Six Mile Road to Hamlin Road. The project includes a new two-lane divided road with bike and pedestrian facilities.

Status:

Staff is currently in the process of developing the RFG for the On-Call consultnat program. The RFQ has been completed and submitted to SCDOT for review to help us ensure we are in compliance with Fed. procurement guidlines. SCDOT indicated they would be complete with the review by week of 7/25. The RFQ document will likely need a few modifications but we anticipate advertsing for a consultant with-in the next 3 weeks. The required LPA Project Scopipng meeting is scheduled for 8/3. This meeting will then intiate the LPA agreement for the project and engineering work can begin.

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Pavement Preservation
Project Managers:
Brad Morrison, Gary Ponder

Description:
Implement Pavement Preservation Management program through annual evaluation and ranking of roadway facilities for pavement preservation treatments.

Status:

2016 Pave. Pres. Rejuvination project complete. Micro Surfacing project complete. Pavement Marking will be complete by end of July. County anticipates receiving bids for Mill and resurface this fall. 2017 Pave Pres. Staff will present a proposed list of projects at the Aug. committee mtg.

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Shem Creek Bridge Crossing Phase 3
Project Managers:
Paul Lykins, Kevin Mitchell

Description:
Project involves modification of the existing bridge structure over Shem Creek to accommodate bike facilities (marked or sharrows) and a protected/wider/safer pedestrian walkway or multi-use path.

Status:

Scope of work for design and construction documents scheduled to go before Bids and Purchase Committe in August. Coordination meetings for the project have been started. Met with SCDOT last week to discuss bridge, connection spacing, support spacing and other items. Meetings with COE and OCRM and property owner have been scheduled. Next tasks include developement of concept drawings for meeting with Council and public input meetings.

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Highway 41 and Joe Rouse Turn Lanes
Project Manager:
Brad Morrison

Description:
Construction of turn lanes at Highway 41 and Joe Rouse Road to improve traffic at that intersection and allow increased "green light" time on Highway 41.

Status:

With regard to interim improvement Option 2 shown in the materials, note that this design is almost complete and the improvement should be constructed by August 2017.  The improvement will provide significant relief for SC 41 users.  With regard to the overall widening, if the sales tax referendum is unsuccessful, Town Council has committed to completing the Segment 1 portion of the widening project.  

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Cityworks MPDOT
Project Manager:
Brad Morrison

Status:

Need to meet withCitiworks vendor and consultant to have understanding of current program architecture for other Departments and a scope of work for MPDOT integration.

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Belle Hall & Jones Center Traffic Circulation
Project Manager:
James Aton

Status:

This project is being undertaken to improve the flow of traffic for vehicle drop-off and pick-up at Belle Hall Elementary. The proposed roadway construction will allow for vehicles to queue off of both Paul Foster Rd as well as Egypt Rd keeping those roadways free to through traffic. Coordination with the school district and their design consultant is under way. The target completion date is prior to the start of the 2017 school year.

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