Capital Project Tracking and Reporting SystemCity of St. Joseph, Missouri
Blacksnake Creek StormWater Separation Project
 

Project Information

Blacksnake Creek StormWater Separation Project
513-010

Project Manager: David Frazier

Assistant Project Manager: Lee Sommers

Current Project Status: Construction

Project Scope:
    The Blacksnake Combined Sewer Rehabilitation Crack Repair package generally consists of repair of concrete and brick cracks in the Blacksnake Combined Sewer pipeline, removal of encrustation and deposits at select lateral connection locations, surface repair of plugged lateral connections and repair of existing missing brick locations. The Blacksnake Creek Stormwater Separation Project Tunnel Package generally consists of the construction of 90-inch diameter concrete precast segment lined 6,648-foot long tunnel, 37-foot diameter baffle drop shaft, 48 feet of near surface reinforced concrete box culvert, 2-foot diameter vent shaft, l8l feet of 90-inch diameter open cut steel pipe installation, l25 feet of 90-inch jacked steel pipe, an energy dissipation structure and site restoration. The Blacksnake Creek Stormwater Separation Improvement Conveyance Package generally consists of the construction of a 7-feet by 6-feet below-grade precast box culvert 5,729 feet in length with four junction structures and an inlet structure, construction of an inlet structure to the existing Blacksnake Combined Sewer System, rehabilitation of a screening structure and slide gate within the existing Blacksnake Combined Sewer System, improvements to approximately 900 linear feet of the existing Roy’s Branch channel near the Missouri River and site restoration.  

Project Funding:
   2015 A IDA Bonds
   2016 SRF Funding
   2017 SRF Funding
   Over-payment from Property Closings
   Recovery Reimbursement
   SEWER FUND BAL

Project Funding Amount: $61,584,142.45

Update:
   Blacksnake Combined Sewer Rehabilitation Crack Repair: Projected closed out. Blacksnake Creek Stormwater Separation Improvement Project Tunnel Package: Super Excavators has completed installing all section of the Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) and has entered the tunnel 540-ft and has installed 125 ring segments of the tunnel. At the receiving shaft Super Excavators has finished the full excavation of the of shaft down to bedrock. Blacksnake Creek Stormwater Separation Improvement Project Conveyance Package: Mega’s Subcontractor WIC in conjunction with Rodriguez Mechanical have finished the inlet structure, at the mouth of the conveyance system, along with the drainage system behind the walls to prevent the buildup of ground water pressures. Currently both subcontractors are working to install the concrete apron, access slab and road to the inlet to the conveyance. Work by both subcontractors is also being carried out on the junction structure at the intersection of Randolph and Ferndale. The structures upper deck has been placed and the drainage by pass system is being removed prior to final grading of the area. CSO Sluice Gate Repairs Notice to Proceed was issued to Kissick Construction on July 16 2018. Kissick has received the BNSF has issued the permit to start work. Due to the weather and Missouri River Level has remained above flood stage and work is on hold until the Missouri River Level has dropped. Kissick was issued CO 1 for an additional 90 days due to time lost by due to the Missouri River levels. Kissick has indicated that if they will be mobilizing the first part of December.  

Last Update: Wednesday November 28, 2018