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RD-BR 2015 04-21 ROAD AND BRIDGE REPORT April 21, 2015 Present: Commissioners: Leonard Wortman, Cory Kirsch and Bob Mullen and Road Supervisor, Rory Parsons. Rory Parsons reviewed the road and bridge report with the Commissioners. Montana City Crew The crew has been grading and sweeping Lump Gulch Road and working on the milling project in Elk Park. Boulder Crew The crew has been grading roads and hauling millings in Elk Park. Millings have been placed on Nez Perce Road and Rock Springs Road(a.k.a. Cerise Road). The crew did not have enough millings to place on Lumber Jack and Eldonberry Roads, which is approximately two tenths of a mile. Wortman asked if it would be to our benefit to get these two roads done this year. Parsons stated that these two roads are difficult because there is no place for a belly dump truck to turn around so the crew will need to haul the millings onto these roads. Research was done on the status of Muskrat Road. Kirsch gave the information to the County Attorney but has not received an answer at this time. Whitehall Crew The crew has been replacing the culverts on Cottonwood and Milligan Canyon Roads. The culvert on Tebay Lane, which was damaged by a cement truck, was replaced last week. Ridder Lane has been graded. Discussion was held on the adoption of an ordinance placing weight limits on some county roads. Kirsch asked Parsons to talk with the County Attorney and have him draft an ordinance allowing the county to temporarily close and/or place weight limits on county roads. Lower Valley Road Project Century Link is moving a pedestal by Compton's tomorrow morning. Parsons talked with Ed McCauley about the placement of temporary fences on his land. The crew will move the fences back eight or nine feet past where the new fencing will run. The need for temporary fencing will depend on where McCauley has his livestock. The pre bid walk through was held yesterday. Gruber asked about the two-mile limit on hauling gravel to the project and if it was possible to store gravel on county property. An addendum to the bid sheet will be added to allow contractors to store gravel on county property. The contractors will be able to work on the weekend and Parsons will go out to the site during this time to review the work that is being done. Discussion was held on the grade of the road. Parsons noted that the federal road standards are nine to twelve. Clancy Footbridge The footbridge in Clancy will be discussed during the Commission meeting to be held on April 28. Wortman asked Parsons what it would take to fix the footbridge. Parsons replied that he has some materials in the yard that the crew could use to repair the bridge so it shouldn't cost a lot of money. The hand rails, which need to be replaced, will take time to build. Parsons and Kip will look at the footbridge and let the Commissioners know what repairs need to be made along with an estimated cost of the repairs. Equipment Parsons received a call from Lewis and Clark County letting him know that the pickup broom, which the county has borrowed several times, is being sold on the auction block. The crew could use this broom on roads in Clancy, Basin and various subdivisions. Parsons will look at the piece of equipment that is being sold and report back to the Commission. ATTEST: Bonnie Ramey ` /�\ eonard Wortman, Chairman Clerk and Recorder Bob Mullen, Commissioner l 114-� Cory Kirsch, Commissioner `SGO�Exr.D rN49 Jefferson County Road & Bridge 111 ODYSSEY LANE ' Post Office Box H Boulder, Montana 59632 (406)225-4071 / (406)225-4169 Fax I�S07N,T wcnut�:,p Apri l 21, 2015 Road & Bridge Report to Commission Road & Bridge Department Montana City Crew *Grading. *Sweeping . *Helping with millings in Elk Park. Boulder Crew *Grading. * Millings Elk Park. * Whitehall Crew *Cleaning culverts. * Grading. Lower Valley road improvement project. Millings out of Elk Park. Pre-bid walk thru Lower valley project. Grading upper Muskrat? Foot bridge in Clancy.