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​Brentwo​od Place Storm Drainage Improvement Project  

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Update
12/14/2016

​Construction has been completed and the project has moved into the warranty phase.

​Overview

The Brentwood Place Storm Drainage Improvement Project will reduce street and structure flooding throughout the neighborhood and address stream erosion to provide a more natural, stable stream system. The project is located within a drainage area of approximately 235 acres.

Estimated Cost: $14,300,000*
*includes all costs associated with the project such as planning and design, utility relocation, consultant fees, permits, construction, and landscaping.

In early 2013, the project was divided into two phases.

The project team will manage the project through several phases. Specific work is conducted during each phase and general descriptions with timeframes are below. Public involvement is emphasized throughout the process.

​Map​

​Sche​dule​

  
  
  
PlanningCOMPLETEDOctober 2010
DesignCOMPLETEDPhase 1 February 2013, Phase 2 June 2013
PermittingCOMPLETEDPhase 1  December 2012, Phase 2 June 2013
Property Easement/AcquisitionCOMPLETEDPhase 1 October 2012, Phase 2 August 2014
BidCOMPLETEDPhase 1 July 2013, Phase 2 August 2013
ConstructionCOMPLETEDPhase 1 November 2016, Phase 2 August 2016
WarrantyIN PROGRESSPhase 1 November 2017, Phase 2 August 2017

​Proje​ct Team

Construction Inspe​ctor
704-609-7839
Matthew.Hayes@CharlotteNC.gov

Scott Ackerman
Construction Supervisor
980-721-3653
SAckerman@CharlotteNC.gov

Thomas Purvis, PE
Project Manager
704-336-3660
TPurvis@CharlotteNC.gov             

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​Docum​ents

  
  
Brentwood August 2016 Mailer.pdfBrentwood August 2016 Mailer
Brentwood September 2015 Mailer.pdfBrentwood September 2015 Mailer
Brentwood May 2015 Mailer.pdfBrentwood May 2015 Mailer
Brentwood January 2015 Mailer.pdfBrentwood January 2015 Mailer
Brentwood September 2014 Mailer.pdfBrentwood September 2014 Mailer
Brentwood May 2014 Mailer.pdfBrentwood May 2014 Mailer
Brentwood January 2014 Mailer.pdfBrentwood January 2014 Mailer
Brentwood September 2013 Mailer.pdfBrentwood September 2013 Mailer
Brentwood May 2013 Mailer.pdfBrentwood May 2013 Mailer
Brentwood January 2013 Mailer.pdfBrentwood January 2013 Mailer
Brentwood September 2012 Mailer.pdfBrentwood September 2012 Mailer
Brentwood May 2012 Mailer.pdfBrentwood May 2012 Mailer
Brentwood December 2011 Mailer.pdfBrentwood December 2011 Mailer
Brentwood November 28 2011 Public Meeting Exhibit.pdfBrentwood November 28 2011 Public Meeting Exhibit
Brentwood November 28 2011 Public Meeting Existing Conditions.pdfBrentwood November 28 2011 Public Meeting Existing Conditions
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​​​​​​​​​​Project Phases​

​​Planning
Survey crews document the existing drainage system and surrounding areas. The project team uses this information, along with property owner input and requests for service, to analyze existing drainage system conditions. Staff hosts a public meeting to present the existing conditions analysis and obtain additional input from property owners. Several improvement alternatives are then developed and evaluated to determine the most economical and least impactful solution. The project team presents the recommended alternative to property owners for input at a public meeting at the end of this phase. This phase typically lasts 12 to 27 months.

Design
The project team develops detailed construction drawings for the selected alternative, addressing pipe sizes and alignments, drainage channel widths, utility relocations and easement locations. A project team member may meet with individual property owners to discuss the drainage system improvements and how construction will impact specific properties. The project team hosts a public meeting to present the preliminary design plan, which illustrates specific improvements to properties, and begin the easement acquisition process. This phase typically lasts 21 to 34 months.

​Permitting
The project team obtains required Federal and State water quality permits and other necessary permits, such as permission to work within railroad and NCDOT rights-of-way, as necessary. This phase typically lasts 3 to 9 months and will overlap with the Design Phase.

Property Easement/Acquisition
Staff works with property owners to acquire ​​temporary or permanent easements. Easements provide permission for Storm Water Services to access the property, construct the recommended improvement and provide future maintenance. This phase typically lasts 9 to 12 months and will overlap with the Design Phase.

Bid
A competitive bidding process is held to select a qualified contractor to construct the project. By state law, the lowest responsible bidder is awarded the construction contract. This phase typically lasts 7 to 8 months.

Construction
Throughout construction, the project team works to minimize disruption to property owners. The Storm Water Services construction inspector serves as the main point of contact for residents. Notifications of key construction dates will be communicated to residents prior to construction.  This phase varies, depending on the specific project, but typically lasts up to two years.

Warranty
The construction contract includes a warranty guaranteeing materials and workmanship for one year from the date of completion. The construction inspector conducts 6- and 11-month inspections during the warranty period. Upon notification, the contractor must repair defective items at no additional cost.