Bexar County DBE Projects
BULVERDE RD PHASE IV
The scope of work for the Bulverde Rd Phase IV Project begins at Marshall Rd and extends north approximately 1.1 miles north of Marshall Rd. The Project will expand Bulverde Rd from an existing two-lane roadway to a four-lane divided roadway consisting of one 12-foort travel lane, one 11-foot travel lane and a five-foot shoulder in each direction. Sidewalks will be constructed on the northbound side only as additional improvements, which include traffic signal improvements at the Bulverde Rd/Bulverde Oaks intersection, drainage improvements and other operation improvements.
Harper Brothers Construction, LLC was awarded the contract in Commissioner’s Court on December 15, 2020 and has 7 subcontractors with a DBE Goal of 7%. Construction to begin in February 2021.
SH 211 PASS THROUGH
The scope of work for the SH 211 Pass-Through Project consists of constructing a new two-lane roadway connecting the existing sections of SH 211 from FM 1957 (Potranco Rd) to FM 471 (Culebra Rd). The purpose of the project is to improve connectivity and mobility, and provide residents a pass through alternative between FM 1957 and FM 471. The total length of the project is 7.6 miles of new roadway with two 12-foot lanes in each direction with 8-foot shoulders.
Capital Excavation Company was awarded the contract in Commissioner’s Court on November 10, 2020 with a DBE Goal of 8% Construction to begin in January 2021.
GALM RD PHASE III
Currently a two lane roadway and will be reconstructed to include 4 12’ travel lanes, turn lanes, curb and gutter, drainage improvements 6’ sidewalk 5’ bike lanes. The project will benefit area residents and motorists in several ways. It will complete the remaining gap to provide added traffic capacity, drainage improvements, operational improvements, and anticipated bicycle/pedestrian amenities to allow for projected growth.
Construction cost estimate is $8.5 million.
BLANCO RD PHASE II
The Blanco Road Phase II Project begins at West Oak Estates and extends north approximately 3.2 miles just past Borgfeld Drive. The Project will expand Blanco Road from an existing two-lane roadway to a four-lane divided roadway consisting of one 12-foot travel lane, one 11-foot travel lane, and a five-foot bicycle lane in each direction. Sidewalk will be constructed on the northbound side only. Additional improvements include a raised median, traffic signal improvements at the Blanco Road/Slumber Pass intersection, drainage improvements, and other operational improvements.
Harper Brothers was awarded the contract and has 11 subcontractors with a DBE Goal of 12.73%. Construction began in June 2020.
Project expected to be completed in June 2022.
FM 1957 (POTRANCO RD) PASS THROUGH
Construction for this project began in early May 2016 with Texas Sterling awarded as the Prime Contractor and has 18 subcontractors. C-3 Environmental Specialties, Environmental Safety Services, Fox Quality Concrete, and Roadway Specialties committed to the 5% DBE goal.
Scope of work is for the reconstruction and widening of existing roadway comprising of grading, structures, retaining walls, WMA pavement, signing, pavement markings and signalization in Bexar County Precinct 1, with the project limits along FM 1957 from SH 211 to Loop 1604.
The project was completed in December 2020.
FM 471 (CULEBRA RD) PASS THROUGH
The construction of FM 471 (Culebra Road) completed the capacity gap that existed on FM 471 (Culebra Rd) from Old FM 471 to FM 1560. The project was a continuation of the previously constructed TxDOT roadway project on Culebra Rd from FM 1560 to Loop 1604 (CSJ 0849-01-033). Improvements made widen Culebra from its existing two-lane configuration to a four-lane divided roadway with bicycle and pedestrian amenities.
Curran Contracting was awarded the contract in Commissioner’s Court on June 7, 2016 and had 13 subcontractors. Construction began in August 2016.
The project was completed in April 2020.
This pass through finance project’s scope of work was improvements rehabilitating the existing Glen Mont Drive two lane urban configuration roadway by incorporating a new pavement section, bus pads, necessary drainage, and pedestrian amenities within a 50’ Right of Way. Sequence of work includes the construction of approximately 1.57 miles of 2-lane roadway including concrete curb and gutter; approximately 8,200 linear feet of storm sewer; 5 foot sidewalks; concrete bus pads; driveways; and traffic signals at Montgomery Drive intersection. SAWS, SARA, and CPS Energy has joint bid with Bexar County to adjust, relocate and/or replace existing services within the project limits.
Texas Sterling served as the prime contractor with 10 subcontractors. C&C Alcoser, E-Z Bel Construction, Mundo Verde, and Roadway Specialties were four of the subcontractors exceeding the DBE goal of 6%.
The project was completed in April 2017.
1604 PASS THROUGH
The scope of work for this project included expanding approximately 2.2 miles of Loop 1604 from its existing two-lane configuration to a four-lane divided roadway with two 2,100 linear foot bridges, two MSE retaining walls, and drainage cross structures. San Antonio Water System (SAWS) had a joint bid with Bexar County to adjust and/or replace existing services within the project limits. Limits – Lower Seguin Road to IH-10 East.
Texas Sterling Construction served as the prime contractor on this project. The DBE goal for this project was 4 percent and was exceeded at 6.10 percent. The DBE firms that were part of the goal on this project included C&C Alcoser Trucking, Breda Company, Diversified Highway Products and Services LLC, E-Z Bel Construction, Fuquay Inc., Professional Traffic Control LLC, and Roadway Specialties Inc.
The project was completed September 2016.