2018 Construction RPDU

Discussion Topics:

  • Region 2 Program Look Ahead  
  • Changes in Structure 
  • Construction Challenges
  • Performance Measures
  • Partnering
  • Project Highlights



Region 2 Program Look Ahead

Trans Tech Scheduling Process
Region 2 Program Staffing Plan

Changes in Structure

Level III Construction Inspectors

  • Each Crew has hired 3 Level III Trans Techs
  • Permanently Assigned to the Crew
  • Remain on the Snow Plan
  • Future Level IVs


New Resident Engineer Crew

  • Kendall Draney -  RE
    • Devin Weder -  FE
    • Jeff Hackleman - Level IV
  • Overseeing Consultant RE Projects throughout the Region
  • Materials Books Review
  • Change Order Review


Project Review Process

  • Level IV Engineering Tech under Kendall Draney
  • Creates redundancy for materials reviews
  • Creating a materials documentation and review process for consistency among crews and consultants
  • Tracking Closeout Time


Construction Challenges

  • Prime Contractors and Subcontractors Overbooked
  • Workforce - UDOT, Consultants, and Contractors stretched thin
  • MBDC Design Reviews
    • New for UDOT, Utilities, and Cities
    • Deliverables change per project
    • Stability of the system viewers
  • Challenges with Dowel Bar Spec, and Smoothness
  • State Furnished Materials
  • Material supplies causing delays (thermoplastic)


Performance Measures

Change Orders

  • 2018 Construction (January 1 - October 19,2018)
Change Order Tracking Log 
  • Importance of Tracking Change Orders - Turn Around Time
  • Opportunities for Improvement
  • Consistency and Uniformity
  • Provides Opportunity for Growth (Staff Building)
  • Coordination with Masterworks

Change Order Data

  • January 1, to October 19, 2018
  • 168 Change Orders to Date - APPROVED
  • $9,843,233.25  in Change Orders
  • Over 168 Change Orders to date
  • MasterWorks Coordination


Construction Closeout

Goal: Achieve Project closeouts on time and within the 30/60/90 for 85% of all projects that are Constructed in FY 2019
  • All Region and Consultant RE's will achieve project closeouts within the 30/60/90 day time frame and 85% of the time.
  • RCS and Materials Review Level IV to develop closeout tracking process for the Region.
  • Larger Projects
  • Materials Reviews
  • Masterworks
  • Consistency of Data (Projects that closed - need ability to track projects)


Zero

Goal: Have Zero preventable injuries or accidents on our Construction Crews or within our Construction Zones
  • To date we have had 4 Incidents involving UDOT Employees working  in Construction (all deemed preventable)
  • UDOT Employee Incident within our Construction Work Zone  - 1 Incident to date

Partnering


R2 Contractor's Summit

  • Held at the UDOT Learning Center
  • About 90 people both internal and external in attendance
  • Participants included:
    • UDOT Personnel (RE, PM, Materials, Designers)
    • Consultants (RE, PM, PI)
    • Contractors
    • Subcontractors
  • Discussion Topics
    • Project Workload
    • Traffic Data and Limitations
    • Partnering
    • UDOT Specification Changes
    • Change Order Turn Around Time
    • Contractor Concerns/Roundtable


AGC Participation

  • Project Workload
  • Partnering
  • Region Updates

Project Highlights

I-80 Climbing Lines

Project Summary:
  • Contract Bid Amount: $18,236,380
  • Start Date: April 3, 2018
  • Contract Days: 240 Days
  • Substantial Completion Date: November 29, 2018
Major Project Elements:
  • Wildlife Crossing at the Top of the Summit
  • Climbing Lane from Jeremy Ranch to Summit Park
  • 3230 feet of Noise Wall from Jeremy Ranch Exit to Summit Park
  • Wildlife Fencing 
  • Bridge Preservation at Jeremy Ranch 
Major Challenges:
  • Contractor Coordination
  • Utility Coordination (Dominion Gas) - undocumented gas line
  • MBDC (Model Based Design and Construction)3D modeling. 
    • learning curve for UDOT, Contractor, Subcontractors, etc. 
  • Outside interest into the project
Coordination Efforts:
  • Save People Save Wildlife
  • Concerns with the noise wall.

I-15 SB

Project Summary:
  • $135M DB
  • Add a GP Line from 2100 South to 12600 on I-15
I-15 is broken into 5 Segments: 
  • Segment A: Southbound I-15; 12300 South to 7800 South.  Completion Date November 19,2018
  • Segment B: Southbound I-15; 7800 South to 6200 South (the bridge over westbound I-215).  August 20, 2019
  • Segment C: Southbound I-15; 6200 South (the bridge over westbound) I-215 to 2100 South. August 20, 2019
  • Segment D: 7200 South; Bingham Junction Blvd to 700 West. October 31, 2019
  • Segment E: 7200 South; 700 West to I-15. Completion Date October 31, 2019
  • CCT Voting on Contractor's performance 
Project Challenges
  • Coordination with UPRR (construction of rail line)
  • Traffic / Narrow Spaces for work to take place
  • Future Snow Removal - Storage/Operations
  • Using HERE Data to expand limitations when possible
  • Maintaining the Same Number of existing lanes

Bangerter 4

(54th, 70th, 90th, 114th) 
Project Summary:
  • $140 M Design Build Project
  • RLW/WW Clyde Joint Venture
  • Construction of Grade Separated Interchanges along Bangerter Highway
  • New Roadway Structures at 5400 South, 7000 South, 9000 South and 11400 South
  • Roadway Modifications on Arterial Roads
    • Removal of the "Egg-about" on 11400 South
    • Removal of Thru-Turn on 4015 West 
  • Substantial Complete Dates:
    • 5400 South - 11/9/18
    • 7000 South - 4/28/18
    • 9000 South - 1/24/18 (all but noisewalls finished prior to Thanksgiving)
    • 11400 South - 10/25/18
Project Challenges
  • Noise Wall Modifications
  • ROW and Utility Delays
  • Bingham Creek at 9000 South
  • MOT Configurations
  • Compensable Project Overhead Negotiations

Redwood Road

(Bangerter to 126th)
Project Summary:
  • Widened from 2 lanes to 5 lanes, drainage, curb gutter and sidewalk, new signals
  • PCCP with new specification
  • MBDC project
  •  Minimal impact to traffic
  •  Great partnering on project
Project Challenges
  • ROW created scheduling challenges
  •  MBDC -
    • OpenRoads difficult to use in the field
    • Utilities and other 3rd parties coordination
  • Turnover on project