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EAST CLIFF DRIVE BLUFF PROTECTION PROJECT

Project Location:

East Cliff Drive (between 32nd and 336th Aves and at 41st Ave), Pleasure Point

 

EC Stairs
Completed Stairs at Pleasure Point

 

Designer:

Sanders & Associates Geostructural Engineering, Inc. (SAGE)

 

Lead Agency:

Santa Cruz County Redevelopment Agency in conjunction with the Department of Public Works

 

Project Manager:

Melissa Allen
Redevelopment Agency

 

Construction Manager:

123 Engineering, Inc.

 

Contractor:

Drill Tech Drilling & Shoring, Inc.

 

Construction Contract Amt:

 

6.7 million

 

Est.# of Construction Related Jobs:
Up to 50

 

Project Data:

 

Bluff stabilization as sculpted soil nail walls between 32nd Ave and 36th Ave and a section of bluff at the end of 41st Ave, including two replacement and one new beach access stairways and beach riprap and rubble removal along the beach. (Blufftop Parkway project to follow after completion of walls.)

 

Completion Date:

November 2010

 

Completed Work:

Rip Rap & Rubble Removal, new Stairway #1 at 32nd Ave, replacement Stairway #2 at 36th Ave, replacement Stairway #3 at The Hook and bluff walls with shotcrete sculpting and staining.


Current Work Activities:

None; this phase of project is completed.


 

 

Project Summary Page: Click Here


Completed Bluff Walls from 32nd to 36th Aves

Completed Bluff Walls1 Completed Bluff Walls2


Completed Replacement Stairs at 36th Ave



Replacement Stairs at The Hook Construction



Replacement Stairs at The Hook In Use

               

LIVE OAK RESOURCE CENTER PROJECT

This new facility is being built as a model project for the co-location of compatible non-profit human services organizations in a County-owned building. This will provide these non-profits with a stable base upon which to build their operations; delivering service directly to the local community. The tenant agencies will be the Live Oak Family Resource Center (part of Community Bridges) and the headquarters of the Volunteer Centers of Santa Cruz County.

 



Project Location:

1740 17th Avenue, just north of Capitola Road, across from Ferrell's Donuts.

 

 

 

Architect:

Jacquie Low, of Boone Low Ratliff Architects, Santa Cruz

 

 

Lead Agency:

Redevelopment Agency, in cooperation with the Human Services Department.

 

 

Project Manager:

Robert Hambelton

Redevelopment Agency

 

 

Construction Manager:

Gilbane Building Company

 

 

Contractor:

Bogard Construction, Inc.,
Santa Cruz

 

 

Construction Contract Amt:

3.3 million

 

 

# of Construction Jobs:

Up to 40 on any given day

 

 


Project Data:


This is a new 7,400 square foot two-story light frame building on a 3/4 acre site.  Green building features include a goal of 20% recycled material, 45% locally produced material, solar electricity generation, low VOC emission materials, shared parking and community facilities, efficient insulation, lighting, and heating systems; and openable windows, completely eliminating the need for air conditioning. 

 

 

 

Completion Date:

December 2010

 

 

 

 

Completed Work:

Rough grading and compaction, foundations, steel and wood framing, in-floor hot water heating systems, the concrete slab, rough framing, electrical, and plumbing, roofing, siding, interior finishes, painting, paving and landscaping..

 

 

 

Current Work Activities:

Flooring, art installation, and final touchup.

 

Project Summary Page:  

 

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SOQUEL AVENUE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

 

Project Location:

Soquel Avenue (between Soquel Dr. and 17th Ave.), Live Oak

 

Designer/Engineer:

County of Santa Cruz, Department of Public Works (DPW)

 

Lead Agency:

DPW in conjunction with the Santa Cruz County Redevelopment Agency (RDA)

 

 

Project Manager:

Melissa Allen, RDA
Joel LaCagnin, DPW

 

 

Construction Inspector:

Chad Hamann, DPW

 

 

Contractor:

Pavex Construction

 

 

Construction Contract Amt:

$731,000

 

 

Est. Number of Construction Related Jobs:

 

Up to 20

 

 

Project Description:

Roadway and roadside improvements include a second westbound travel lane between Highway 1 on/off ramps and 17th Avenue and sidewalks, bike lanes, curbs, gutters and drainage improvements along the south side of Soquel Avenue. The project also includes new street trees and landscaping for this "gateway" to Live Oak.

 

Completion Date:

June 2011

 

Completed Work:

PG&E, Cable & AT&T relocated existing utilities including in-ground boxes, poles and some overhead wires to accommodate project, roadside improvements with sidewalk, curb and gutter, and drainage improvements along the south side of the road, landscape bulb-outs and other improvements, road paving and striping.

 

Current Work Activities:

None; project is completed.

 

Project Summary Page:

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