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File #: LM-2018-0683    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Order Status: Passed
File created: 1/15/2019 In control: City Clerk
On agenda: Final action: 3/4/2019
Title: ORDER OF THE NEW HAVEN BOARD OF ALDERS AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO ACCEPT FUNDING FROM THE CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (CTDOT) AND SIGN ANY ASSOCIATED STATE AGREEMENTS, AGREEMENTS INCLUDING PROJECT AUTHORIZATION LETTERS, AGREEMENTS WITH CONTRACTORS AND OTHER DOCUMENTS THAT MAY BE DESIRABLE OR NECESSARY, INCLUDING ANY SUBSEQUENT AMENDMENTS TO AGREEMENTS FOR THE REHABILITATION OF THE GRAND AVENUE BRIDGE OVER QUINNIPIAC RIVER - BRIDGE NO. 03810.
Attachments: 1. Grand Av Bridge PAL_CHECKLIST.pdf, 2. Grand Av Bridge PAL_COVER LETTER.pdf, 3. Grand Av Bridge PAL_FISCAL IMPACT STMT.pdf, 4. Grand Av Bridge PAL_ORDER.pdf, 5. Grand Av Bridge PAL_PRIOR NOTIFICATION.pdf, 6. LM-2018-0683
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ORDER OF THE NEW HAVEN BOARD OF ALDERS AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO ACCEPT FUNDING FROM THE CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (CTDOT) AND SIGN ANY ASSOCIATED STATE AGREEMENTS, AGREEMENTS INCLUDING PROJECT AUTHORIZATION LETTERS, AGREEMENTS WITH CONTRACTORS AND OTHER DOCUMENTS THAT MAY BE DESIRABLE OR NECESSARY, INCLUDING ANY SUBSEQUENT AMENDMENTS TO AGREEMENTS FOR THE REHABILITATION OF THE GRAND AVENUE BRIDGE OVER QUINNIPIAC RIVER - BRIDGE NO. 03810.
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Whereas, the Grand Avenue Bridge is a critical regional arterial to and from the City and remains as a historic movable swing bridge serving the area for over 120 years; and

Whereas, the Grand Avenue Bridge over Quinnipiac River requires a major rehabilitation. Various mechanical and electrical systems were reported in serious condition based upon a recent in-depth inspection by a CTDOT report; and

Whereas, the original approach spans from 1898 need to be replaced, along with the deck and other repairs. The entire structure will be blast cleaned and painted to preserve the structure for another 30 years; and

Whereas, the City applied for funding under the Connecticut Department of Transportation's Local Bridge Program and received Federal Earmark funding and Surface Transportation Program funding for the rehabilitation of the Grand Avenue Bridge over Quinnipiac River; and

Whereas, the funding for the construction phase of this bridge are being provided by the CTDOT through a Project Authorization Letter; and

Whereas, the rehabilitation of the bridge is critical to the safety of the public utilizing this bridge.

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Mayor is authorized to accept funding from the Connecticut Department of Transportation and authorized to sign any associated Project Authorization Letters or other Agreements with the State of Connecticut and any agreements with contractors, subsequent amendments and other documents, any of which may include indemnification provisions and which ...

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