Pilot Station Community Streets Improvements | Pilot Station, AK

Pilot Station Community Streets Improvements | Pilot Station, AK

 

Project Overview

The purpose and need of the Pilot Station Community Streets project was to rehabilitate 2.5 miles of community streets with the community of Pilot Station. The project included drainage improvements, intersection site distance improvements and safety features. The project was funded under the Tribal Transportation Program through AVCP funding agreement with the Federal Highway Administration. The project was developed in accordance with tribal transportation policies and procedures. Services provided included: public involvement, environmental scoping, phase 1 site assessment, wetland delineations, cultural resources, environmental documentation, permitting, boundary surveying, topographic surveying, LIDAR, construction plans, utility coordination, geotechnical research, right-of-way mapping, right-of-acquisition, construction material bidding services, construction management under force account, and construction staking.

 

Construction Services

The Association of Village Council Presidents retained RPKA under a term contract to provide construction ordering and scheduling services in advance of construction in the 2011 season for the Pilot Station Construction project. The Construction Bidding and Scheduling services consisted of the preparation of subcontracts and solicitation for the purchase of supplies, review of bids/quotes for specifications compliance, preparation of a construction level project estimate, preparation of a staffing needs list that included specialized employees, location of needed equipment, preparation of equipment leasing agreements, recommendations for successful bids/quotes, preparation of construction subcontracts, ensuring each subcontractor had appropriate insurance, bonds, and etc., consulting with AVCP Risk Management Department to ensure proper levels of insurance were in place, and preparation of a schedule for equipment and staffing requirements. The Construction Control Plans portion of the work consisted of the preparation of and submitting for AVCP approval the required construction control plans for the project which included Temporary Traffic Control Plan, Hazardous Material Control Plan, Quality Control Plan, Accident Prevention Plan, and updating project permits.