At the April 5, 2017 Council Meeting a project extension of 60 days from Notice of Award was approved for the Contractor. The Notice of Award was November 22, 2016. As a result of the extension, the Contractor must now complete all work on the Project by July 24, 2018, additionally, all work contemplated from Observer Highway to 8th Street must be completed by January 20, 2018.

Liquidated damages for failure to meet these deadlines are $5,000/day plus $150/hour for engineering and inspection costs. The City shall deduct and retain any money due until completion and acceptance of work.

Construction Hours

Construction hours will be Monday through Friday, 7:00am to 7:00pm and Saturday 9:00am to 3:00pm. On weekdays, setup of daily activities will be permitted to begin at 6:30am with cleanup activities completed by 8:00pm. On Saturdays, setup is permitted to start at 8:30am with cleanup completed by 4:00pm. The modified construction hours were approved by the City Council in order to expedite the construction schedule and minimize the disruption to this vital commercial corridor.

CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULE FOR FOURTH QUARTER 2017
TASK OCTOBER 2017 NOVEMBER 2017 DECEMBER 2017
Water Main Installation No work due to Safety Suspension Continues Through November
Continues through 4th-7th Street
Continues Through December
Continues through 8th-9th Street
Water Service Installation No work due to Safety Suspension Continues through November. Continues 8th-9th Street Continues through December. Continues 9th-10th Street
Underground Electrical (for Microgrid & Traffic Signals) & Drainage No work due to Safety Suspension. Continues through November.
Continues through 5th to 7th Street
Continues through December.
Continues through 7th to 9th Street
Traffic Signals Newark to 2nd 3rd and 4th
Concrete Work (Curb, Corner Sidewalk, and light pole foundations) 2nd to 3rd 3rd to 5th 5th to 7th weather permitting
Paving Final paving Observer to 2nd, punch list dependent