DATE: Apr 20, 2022
4/20/2022 The City plans to start accepting bids for the project around the last week of April or the First week of May.
DATE: Mar 25, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The City of Bryant received the official approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and notice that they have released the Land from Federal Obligations allowing the final stages of the southern portion of Bryant Parkway to begin moving forward.
This approval was the last notice needed as Garver and City Engineer Ted Taylor set the anticipated timeline for this project to go out to bid. Other milestones that have recently been completed include:
City, County, and Saline County Airport Commission have approved the terms of the Land Sale
City is scheduled to purchase the Right-of-Way from Saline County in April 2022 (tentatively)
Utility Relocations are underway
City has signed a right-of-way agreement with Union Pacific for the new bridge over the Railroad
Final Plans are complete and the Request to Advertise is being submitted to ARDOT this week.
Bid Opening is planned for May 2022
Construction is planned to begin in June 2022
The city will share the bid information through our website as well as normal local publications. Contractors can go to www.cityofbryant.com and sign up under the resources tab to be notified when the RFP is published.
“We appreciate the partnership and commitment from the FAA, Judge Jeff Arey, and the Saline County Regional Airport Commission to assist the city in this approval process, '' states Mayor Allen Scott.
Other notable milestones for this project include Bryant receiving three federal grants totaling 7 million dollars through Metroplan, the Environmental Clearance of the Parkway project from FHWA, approval from Alcoa on the terms of the land sale, and Fema approval of the proposed Bridge over Crooked Creek.
Bryant residents can sign up for future project updates for Bryant Parkway by going to www.cityofbryant.com and clicking on the Community Engagement tab. For more information regarding this press release please contact the mayor’s office at 501-943-0302.