West 7th Street Urban Village Bicycle/Pedestrian Facility Improvements – Fort Worth, Texas ​

This project consisted of sidewalk/trail improvement within the W 7th Street Urban Village and connection to the Streams and Valleys Trails System along the West fork of Trinity River. This was a fast-track project funded with federal money with an expiration date. MVE was hired to assist the City with the facility inventory, evaluation/prioritization, and project development to match the available federal funds. MVE also assisted the City with public outreach, meeting with business owners to incorporate their needs into the final design. Prepared construction plans for sidewalks, retaining wall, and drainage adjustments.  Through coordination with the City’s Traffic Engineering Division, improvements to the pavement markings were made to allow safer crossings where necessary.

MV Engineering completed the following tasks: Coordinated with City of Fort Worth Survey staff to verify the existing R.O.W. Prepared preliminary horizontal and vertical alignment to identify utility conflicts. Prepared construction plans and profiles including typical sections, drainage structures, retaining walls, and utility relocations. Provided exhibits and supporting documents for several right-of-way and easement acquisitions. Provided exhibits and handouts for the public meetings and supported staff during the meetings. Submit the plans for TDLR review and amend plans to comply with their comments. Prepared construction cost estimates, specifications, and bid documents. Tabulated and reviewed the bids for accuracy, determined the lowest responsive bidder, and recommended awarding the contract. Provided construction management support to the City staff.