PTS is providing Survey and Construction Management services for 4 road improvement projects in the City of Valdez under Pavement Management Plan Phase 1.
In 2019, PTS conducted the design survey for each of these 4 projects and provided constructability reviews during the design phase. In 2020, PTS provided the Construction Management under a Professional Services agreement teaming with Kinney Engineering. Construction Management services included contract administration, materials testing, and Inspection during construction. These projects included several challenges with numerous utilities within these project areas.
West Egan Drive
Road and drainage improvement project included the reconstruction of sidewalks, curbs, storm drainpipe and structures, traffic signs and markings, and a fiber-optic conduit system. Project reconstructed approximately 4,000 lf of W Egan between Hazlet Avenue and Whalen Avenue. Minor water improvements were made at the intersection of Clark and W. Egan. The W Egan Drive project was substantial complete in 2020.
Reconstruction of Meals Avenue, between Egan Drive and Pioneer Drive, included replacing all curb, sidewalk, commercial approaches, pedestrian facilities, storm drainpipes and structures, replacing existing Ductile Iron Pipe (DIP) sanitary sewer mains with new PVC sanitary sewer pipes, replaced the undersized sewer services with new PVC sewer services, in accordance with currently standards and replaced the existing DIP water main and services with new High-density polyethylene (HDPE) water mains and copper services. The Meals Avenue project was substantial complete in 2020.
South Harbor Drive
This 7 million dollar road, drainage, and deep utility project will reconstruct 3,325-LF of South Harbor Drive. Project scope included installing all curb, sidewalk, commercial approaches, pedestrian facilities, 3,000 lf of sewer CIPP pipe liner, interior sanitary sewer manhole coating, replacing 3,000 lf of water main utilizing pipe bursting method to install new HDPE water main, water service replacement, new road structural section, and fiber optic conduit system.
Robe River Subdivision
This project will provide drainage improvements and new asphalt for 12,600-LF of streets within the Robe River Subdivision southeast of Valdez. The Robe River project was completed in 2020.