Public Works Projects

For a look at all the projects currently out to bid, please visit our Bids and RFP page. 

Questions on any current or past bids can be asked at publicworks@cityofsitka.org or by calling the Public Works department at 907-747-1806

Please note, this page is a work in progress.  If it looks like items are missing... they will be filled in soon!  Thanks for your patience!

Kettleson Memorial Library Expansion

Project Description: Adding 4,400 square feet of building footprint, and 7,600 square feet of renovations to the existing library building.  Funding for this project is from the State of Alaska ($5.7 million), John J. and Eleanor Brust Family ($400,000), City of Sitka ($200,000 CPET funding and $357,000 General Fund), and Friends of the Library (almost $90,000).

Project Budget:  $5,097.000

Contractor: Dawson Construction

Architect: MRV Architects

Status:  Under Construction

Project Complete:  Anticipated to be November 2015

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Harrigan Centennial Hall Reconstruction

Project Description: To support community needs and improve the potential for local community development, while supporting and enhancing the visitor experience in Sitka, the city is going to contract out to build a 27,704 square foot, expanded facility with flexible meeting spaces that will accomodate many uses. 

Project Budget: $16,304,848 (State of Alaska grant and marine passenger funds)

Contractor: Out to bid

Designer: McCool Carlson Green

Status: In design.  Construction portion out to bid, bid closes May 21, 2015

Project Complete:  Completion estimated to be January 30, 2017

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Sewage Lift Station Upgrades

Project Description: The Lake Street and Monastery Street lift stations require an inordinate amount of maintenance and repair byt he wastewater staff and are in need of immediate replacement. 

Project Budget: $841,000

Contractor:CBC Construction

Status:  Design/Build, under construction

Project Complete:  Completion estimated to be July 27, 2015

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Edgecumbe Drive Street Reconstruction

Project Description: This project includes drainage, sidewalk, curb and gutter, road subgrade, and pavement improvements from Peterson Street to Cascade Creek Road.

Project Budget: $5,000,000 (funding from State of Alaska grant, general fund, and infrastructure fund)

Contractor: Design/build: S&S General Contractors

Status:  Under construction

Project complete:  September 21, 2015

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Hollywood and New Archangel Water and Sewer

Project Description: The project includes water, sewer, stormdrain, pavement, curb and gutter, and sidewalks on Hollywood Way and New Archangel Street from Halibut Point Road to Marine Street. 

Project Budget: $874,000 (funding from ADEC grants and loans, and general fund)

Design:  Dowl

Contractor: Coastal Excavation

Status:  Under Construction

Project Completion Date: Estimated to be August 28, 2015

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Jarvis Control Building and Crescent Harbor Net Shed Reroof

Project Description:Both roofs are failing and expensive to maintain. 

Project Budget: $225,493

Contractor: Design/Build: CBC Construction

Status:  Under construction

Project Completion Date: Estimated to be June 1, 2015

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Baranof and Monastery Water and Sewer

Project Description: Project includes replacement of water and wastewater systems, new pavement with curb and gutter, storm drain improvements, and sidewalk on one side of Baranof Street. 

Project Budget: $1,232,000 (ADEC grants and loans and general fund)

Contractor: Construction bid closes May 19, 2015

Designer:  CH2M Hill

Status: In design

Project Completion Date:  Estimated to be September 2015

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UV Disinfection Facility

Project Description: The UV Disinfection Facility will provide the additional microbial and disinfection controls as required by the EPA's Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rules. 

Project Budget: $8,966,000 (ADEC grants and loans and general fund)

Contractor: Dawson Construction

Equipment: Trojan Technologies

Design: Ch2M Hill

Status: Under Construction

Project Completion Date: August 31, 2015

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Eagle Way and Old Harbor Mountain Road Utility and Road Upgrades

Project Description: The project will include a minimum of 24-foot-wide paved road with possible pedestrian amenities and storm drainage and a new water main and services within Eagle Way.  The project will also include a minimum of 24-foot-wide paved road and storm drain improvements within Old Harbor Mountain Road.

Project Budget: $1,500,000 (Commerce Community and Economic Development Grant)

Contractor:  In design phase

Design: Dowl

Status: Design phase

Project Completion Date: Construction is anticipated summer 2016

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Nelson Logging Road Upgrades

Project Description: This project includes upgrading Nelson Logging Road to include upgrading and/or replacing both inadequate bridges and the roadway to accomodate two-way traffic.

Project Budget: $2,343,000 (Commerce Community and Economic Development Grant)

Contractor:  In design phase

Design: LEI Engineering

Status: Design phase

Project Completion Date: Construction is anticipated summer 2016

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Sitka Transient Float Replacement

Project Description: Upgrade the Transient Float including new floats, uplands development, and parking.

Project Budget: $6,150,000 (Alaska Harbor Matching Grant, harbor enterprise fund)

Contractor:  In design phase

Design: PND Engineers

Status: Design phase

Project Completion Date: Construction is anticipated summer 2016

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Airport Terminal Upgrades

Project Description: Design of improvements to the baggage makeup and TSH baggage screening areas

Project Budget: $275,000 (TSA grant)

Contractor:  In design phase

Design: McCool Carlson Green

Status: Design phase

Project Completion Date: Presentation to Assembly with cost estimates and recommendations in summer, 2015.

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Lake Street Storm Drain Rehabilitation

Project Description: The project will repair a 42" culvert passing Arrowhead Creek under Lake Street, near 701 Lake Street.  The culvert is corroding and in danger of collapse.

Project Budget: $299,000 (General Fund)

Contractor: 

Design: 

Status: Design phase

Project Completion Date: summer, 2015.

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Jeff Davis Street Water and Sewer Improvements

Project Description: This project will replace approximately 50-year-old undersized water main with new, large diameter pipe within Jeff Davis Street.  The project will also remove 3 residences on Jeff Davis from a section of failing 1930s vintage wood stave sewer  and connect them to the existing sewer main.

Project Budget: $644,000 (ADEC grant), $812,000 (ADEC loan)

Contractor:  In design phase

Design: LCG Lantec

Status: Design phase

Project Completion Date: Construction anticipated summer 2016

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Baranof Warm Springs Dock Replacement

Project Description: The City and Borough of Sitka recieved an Alaska Legislature Grant to reconstruct the dock. Once constructed, the City will assume ownership and maintenance responsibilities for the dock.

Project Budget:$1,900,000

Contractor:  In design phase

Design: State of Alaska

Status: Design phase, project will be advertised in May 2015, with bid award July 2015

Project Completion Date: Estimated to be December 2015

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Federal Land Access Program (FLAP) Grant Phases 4 & 5

Project Description: These grants will fund construction of the Crosstrail for the Baranof Street and Yaw Drive connectors.  Currently the trailhead at Yaw Drive.  The grant was awarded by the Western Federal Lands Access Program.

Project Budget: $1,842,897

Contractor:  Sitka Trail Works

Design: 

Status: Under construction

Project Completion Date: Completion estimated to be November 2015

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Federal Land Access Program (FLAP) Grant, Phase 6

Project Description: Build the Crosstrail connector from Kramer Drive to the Alaska Marine Ferry Terminal. The grant was awarded by the Western Federal Lands Access Program.

Project Budget: $250,000

Contractor:  Sitka Trail Works

Design: 

Status: Planning and design will be bid out in October 2015

Project Completion Date: Completion date estimated to be May 2016

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Solid Waste Management Plan

Project Description: The City and Borough of Sitka currently does not have a Solid Waste Management Plan to address the current or future needs of the Solid Waste Fund and general operations.  It is in the City's best interest to have a plan that details the goals and direction backed with data and a financial plan.  Concurrently, a bid has gone out for waste collection and off-island disposal contracts, which are ending in 2015.  Contract for the waste collection and off-island disposal contracts will be awareded on June 1, 2015.

Project Budget: Not to exceed $250,000

Contractor:  In design phase

Design: Bell & Associates

Status: Design phase

Project Completion Date: 

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Sitka Sea Plane Base

Project Description: This project will build a new, modern sea plane base at a location that is better suited than the current location.  Staff will be applying for a grant from the Federal Aviation Association (FAA) to develop the siting plan, resolve issues, design, environmental, and permitting phases of the project. 

Project Budget: Up to $500,000

Contractor: 

Design: 

Status: Grant applications are being prepared

Project Completion Date: It is estimated that approvals for grant applications will be requested in summer, 2016.

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Tony Hrebar Range (Shooting Range Improvements)

Project Description: This project consists of raising the height of the berms to improve range safety, and any additional funds will be spent to resurface and improve the range drainage. 

Project Budget: $500,000 legislative grant

Contractor:  Island Enterprises

Design: 

Status:  Contracts are being finalized.

Project Completion Date: Estimated to be July 14, 2015

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