The Lake Worth Dam is owned by the City of Fort Worth (City) and regulated by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality's (TCEQ) dam classification system. The City and TCEQ staff conducts regularly scheduled inspections of this dam. Recommendations from these inspections may include changes to standard operating and monitoring procedures, updates or modifications to maintenance practices, or recommended rehabilitation work to preserve the life of the dam structure.
On December 6, 2016 (M&C C-28011), the City Council authorized an Engineering Agreement with Freese and Nichols, Inc. for preparation of contract documents for the Lake Worth Dam Rehabilitation and Improvements.
As part of this Construction Contract, Welch Excavation and Utility Company, Inc., will conduct slope restoration, clear the spillway underdrain piping system, provide a new manhole drain improvements and weir box for measurement purposes, rehabilitate concrete spall, and repair cracks to the spillway structure.
The Project was advertised on April 19, 2018 and April 26, 2018, in the Fort Worth Star - Telegram. On June 7, 2018, the following bids were received.
|Welch Excavation and Utility Company||$363,960.00||180 Calendar Days|
|C. Green Scaping||$538,110.00|| |
In addition to the contract amount, $20,504.00 is required for project management and inspection cost. An additional $20,000.00 is provided for project contingencies.
Construction is expected to start in September 2018 and be completed by March 2019. This project will have no impact on the Water Department's operating budget when completed.
M/WBE OFFICE: Welch Excavation and Utility Company, Inc., is in compliance with the City's BDE Ordinance by committing to 11 percent MBE participation on this project. The City's MBE goal on this project is 11 percent.
The project is located in COUNCIL DISTRICT 7, Mapsco 60G.