1) Modifying the City of Battle Creek’s 2019 “Major Resurfacings” project by changing resurfacing of Glenn Cross Rd to chipsealing, freeing funds within the total $768,617 budget to add chipsealing of Helmer Rd (from Beckley to Gethings) and Capital Ave (from south City limits to Beckley);
2) Adding the M-96 (Columbia) at M-294 (Beadle Lake Rd)/Main intersection to a 2019 project of the Michigan Dept of Transportation (MDOT) to install dilemma zone detection at nine signalized intersections in MDOT’s Southwest Region. BCATS area work, also including M-96 (Dickman) at Clark intersection, total construction (CON) phase cost $120,906 [90% Federal Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP), 10% State “M” Funds - Michigan Betterment];
3) Modifying MDOT’s 2019 pavement rehabilitation of I-194/M-66 (from I-94 to Hamblin) to include segments for ramp work, within the total $2,345,000 CON phase budget (100% State “M”);
4) Adding preliminary engineering (PE) and CON phases of a 2019 MDOT project to apply longitudinal & special pavement markings on 3.5 mi over four segments of I-94 & one segment of US-31 in MDOT’s Southwest Region. BCATS area work is on the 0.61 mi long, 3-lane section of I-94 eastbound from the rest area eastward to the Capital Ave exit 97 off-ramp, with total PE phase cost $550, total CON phase cost $172,366, each 90% Fed HSIP, 10% State “M”;
5) Adding CON phase of a 2019 MDOT project to collect pavement marking retroreflectivity readings & condition assessment on 3.0 mi over four segments of I-94 & one segment of US-31 in MDOT’s Southwest Region. BCATS area work is on the 0.31 mi long section of I-94 eastbound from the Capital Ave exit 97 on-ramp eastward to Riverside Dr overpass, with total CON phase cost $1,076, 90% Fed HSIP, 10% State “M”;
6) Adding 2019 PE & right-of-way (ROW) and 2020 CON phases for MDOT’s pavement rehabilitation of I-94BL (Dickman Rd), from M-96/37 (Helmer Rd) eastward to southbound I-194/M-66 on-ramp (2.9 mi). PE total $415,146, ROW total $50,000, CON total $4,691,152; each 81.85% Fed National Highway System, 16.83% State “M”, 1.32% City of BC;
7) Modifying the City of BC’s 2020 “Major Resurfacings” project by moving planned Capital Ave work (from south City limits to Beckley) to 2019 (see item 1 above) and substituting with chipsealing Riverside Dr (from Columbia to Beckley), within total CON phase budget of $716,770 [81.85% Fed Surface Transportation Program (STP) Urban Local (STUL), 18.15% City of BC]. Project record updated with correct additional roadway segments & costs, as amended July/2017;
8) Deleting the City of BC’s stand-alone 2020 resurfacing of Union St, from Michigan to VanBuren, and incorporating project, as chipsealing work, & funding (total CON phase budget $150,630, 81.85% Fed STUL, 18.15% City of BC) into City’s 2020 “Major Resurfacings” (see item 7 above), as amended July/2017;
9) Deleting the 2020 resurfacing of Waubascon Rd, from Morgan to Halbert, by the Calhoun County Road Dept (CCRD), and redirecting the project’s funding (total CON phase budget $490,000, 81.85% Fed STUL, 18.15% CCRD) to the CCRD’s 2020 resurfacing of N Dr N (Gorsline Rd), from Bellevue Rd to 12 Mile Rd, increasing the Fed STUL share of the $760,000 N Dr N project from 6.0% to 78.6%;
10) Adding 2020 PE phases for MDOT’s bridge capital preventive maintenance on I-94 over Riverside Dr, total PE budget $141,840, 100% State “M”. Planned 2022 CON phase total $906,000, 90% Fed Interstate Maintenance (IM) funding; and
11) Adding 2020 PE phases for MDOT’s bridge capital preventive maintenance on I-194/M-66 over I-94, total PE budget $366,300, 100% State “M”. Planned 2022 CON phase total $2,340,000, 90% Fed IM funding.
Details of the above listed projects, and of administrative modifications to be presented with the TIP amendment, can be provided upon request. Additional TIP & amendment information is available online at www.bcatsmpo.org. Discussion & action regarding the TIP amendment will be conducted at the regular meetings of BCATS’ Technical Committee (Wednesday 11/14/18) and Policy Committee (Wednesday 11/28/18), beginning at 1:30 pm in the Council Chambers of Springfield City Hall at 601 Avenue A. Public comment is encouraged before or at those meetings; BCATS' regular meetings are open to the public. Comments will be accepted up to Policy Committee action on 11/28/18. Direct questions and/or comments to: BCATS, 601 Avenue A, Springfield, MI 49037; ph 269/963-1158, fax 269/963-4951, e-mail email@example.com.
FY 2017-2020 TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (TIP)