Traffic Engineering for the Reconstruction of FM 471 | San Antonio, TX

Project Description:

GD served as the traffic engineering consultant on the reconstruction of FM 471. GD performed an initial traffic signal warrant analysis at the intersection of FM471 with Stillwater Parkway, Galm Road, Roft Road, and FM 1560 (Alamo Parkway). After collecting traffic data at these intersections and completing the analysis, GD provided traffic signal design and the traffic control plans. The project was split into three primary phases for which GD provided detailed sequencing narratives and construction detour plans. In addition, GD provided the SWPPP design including erosion control measures. The signal plans were prepared in accordance with the Texas Department of Transportation standards and specifications. The traffic control plans were developed utilizing the most recent edition of the Texas Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (TMUTCD).


Role:

GD served as a subconsultant

Budget:

$274,000 (fee)

Proposed Completion Date:

2014

Actual Completion Date:

2014

Personnel & Team Members:

Project Manager: Ayda S., Gonzalez, PE- Assigned to the Traffic On-Call and still retained by GD. Ms. Gonzalez’s assignments included Traffic Operations design; Traffic Signal design; Traffic Engineering study; Pedestrian facility design; Intersection design; Quality Assurance (design); Plan review coordination (for securing permits); Field observation; Project Management; and Cost estimating services.
Project Engineer: Edward R. De La Garza, PE, CFM-Assigned to the Traffic On-Call and still retained by GD. Mr. De La Garza’s assignments included Traffic Signal design; Traffic Engineering study; Bicycle facility design; Pedestrian facility design; Intersection design; Quality Assurance (design); Plan review coordination (for securing permits); Field observation; Project Management; and Cost estimating services.

Name of Owner:

Bexar County

Contact:

Jaime Aguilar (CP&Y), 210.798.2309, Jaguilar@cpyi.com

Services:

Traffic Data Analysis; Traffic Control Design; Traffic Signal Design; Temporary and Permanent Pavement Marking Design, Coordination with City Public Service and City of San Antonio Traffic Department, Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans