This project is the result of the vision by neighborhood teenagers that wanted safer paths of travel to and from their homes to their schools and parks. The project was designed and closely coordinated with POGO Park, a non-profit organization in Richmond that has been integral in improving the neighborhoods in Richmond. They were able to secure the Federal funding through an ATP Grant and State funding from an Urban Greening Grant.
The project scope of work included installing raised intersections, raised crosswalks, non-raised crosswalks, traffic circles, bus stop pads, curb bulbouts, curb and gutter, sidewalks, driveways, curb ramps, medians, asphalt concrete pavement, textured colored asphalt concrete pavement, slurry seal, base repairs , storm drain manholes and junction structures, catch basins and inlets, storm drain pipes, valve boxes, valve and utility box and manhole adjustments, signing and striping, bike lanes, bike boulevards, traffic signals, pedestrian hybrid beacons (PHB), other warning devices, lighting, and relocating traffic signals and cabinets.
Swinerton’s scope of work included resident engineering tasks, field inspections, document control, Caltrans Local Assistance administration, coordination with local utility companies, public outreach, coordination with local schools and hospital, monitoring submittals and RFI’s, budget and schedule management, conducting weekly meetings, providing weekly updates to the City Manager’s office, quality assurance and special inspections and materials testing.
City of Richmond
Nichols Consulting Engineers