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JOHNSON STREET BRIDGE PROJECT COUNCIL WORKSHOP MAY 21, 2009. AGENDA. Purpose – to update Council on federal grant application and provide additional information Bridge Alignment Concept & Cross-section Approach Concepts 3D Rendering of Overall Alignment Cost Estimate Information Schedule

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Johnson street bridge project council workshop may 21 2009

JOHNSON STREET BRIDGE PROJECTCOUNCIL WORKSHOPMAY 21, 2009


Agenda

AGENDA

  • Purpose – to update Council on federal grant application and provide additional information

  • Bridge Alignment Concept & Cross-section

  • Approach Concepts

  • 3D Rendering of Overall Alignment

  • Cost Estimate Information

  • Schedule

  • Permits / Approvals Process


Federal infrastructure stimulus fund application

Federal Infrastructure Stimulus Fund Application

  • Submitted May 1, 2009

  • Scope and schedule outlined, to be completed by March 31, 2011

  • $63 million project cost estimate

  • Bridge crossing concept:

    • ~25 m width

    • 3-lanes

    • Bike lanes, sidewalk, trail, rail

    • New approach road alignments


Bridge alignment approach concept as submitted in grant application

BRIDGE ALIGNMENT & APPROACH CONCEPT[as submitted in grant application]


Cross section

CROSS-SECTION

Typical on Deck Cross Section


Approach concept west side

Approach Concept – West Side


Approach concept west side1

APPROACH CONCEPT – WEST SIDE

  • Benefits Include:

  • Maintains at-grade Esquimalt / Harbour Intersection

  • Includes overpass between E&N and GGRT Trails and improved hotel access

  • Provides cyclist / pedestrian access on both sides of bridge (N+S) at approximate 4-5% grade


Approach concept east side recent concept

APPROACH CONCEPT – EAST SIDE[recent concept]

  • Benefits Include:

  • Will be able to connect Harbour Pathway in front of east abutment

  • Provides improved cyclist and pedestrian facilities

  • Provides potential train station site


Double leaf bascule concept

Double-Leaf Bascule Concept

  • Benefits

    • Two smaller / lighter lift spans; less susceptible to wind loads

    • Reduced mechanical loading on each span

    • Some potential cost saving

  • Challenges

    • Power to west side of bridge

    • Mid-span rail connection


Cost estimate information

COST ESTIMATE INFORMATION


Project benefits

Project Benefits

  • Expected to generate nearly 800 short-term jobs [based on 12 jobs / $1 million in value]

  • Enhanced emergency preparedness and response

  • Support to transit and passenger rail service

  • Enhanced pedestrian and cyclist facilities

  • Enhanced accessibility

  • Triple-bottom line RFP process


Schedule overall

SCHEDULE - OVERALL


Schedule pre construction

SCHEDULE – PRE CONSTRUCTION


Schedule construction

SCHEDULE – CONSTRUCTION


Key schedule permitting dates

KEY SCHEDULE PERMITTING DATES


Shovel readiness

Shovel Readiness

  • Funding application submitted May 1, 2009

  • Working towards permitting / approvals

  • Recent Federal communication indicates desire to streamline / fast-track permitting / approvals process for shovel-ready projects

  • With Federal / stakeholder support, Project will be delivered by March 2011


Thank you questions

Thank You!Questions?


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