Engineering Projects Update- February 2018
Railroad Avenue - Contractor has ordered material and construction will start when the material arrives. Recreational trails - Project permit application is being review by the US Army Corps of Engineers. We expect to receive the permit in February, but they may be delayed until March. Abita Meadows - Currently in Final Stage Review and up for Preliminary approval. The majority of final stage comments have been addressed.
Drainage maintenance - Developed plan to improve known problem areas with short term maintenance or develop engineering plans for more complicated situations.
LDOTD utilities - Met with LDOTD to work with them on providing utilities for their Highway 36 facility.
Sewer Rehabilitation Program: Smoke testing and manhole inspection has been completed. CCTV inspection and dye testing of sewer gravity mains began on Monday, 2/19/18; likely to conclude in May. Engineering design will commence at conclusion of CCTV inspection.
Harrison Ave Extension Land Use and Transportation Study: A draft report of findings and analysis is to be presented to the Regional Planning Commission in early March. Traffic analysis and land use documentation is complete—graphics, drawings, and supporting narratives are being generated for the report.
Utility Service to LADOTD: The Town will extend water and sewer service to the new LADOTD facility on the State-owned property on LA36. When cost for utility extension is finalized with the construction contractor, the Town and LADOTD will prepare an agreement for execution of the work.
Meadows (Utility Extensions part Only): Final validation of the developer’s engineer pump station drawings is in progress.
Grant to Provide LED Lighting along trace and selected sidewalks: No change -DOTD has reports to review.