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Local engineering firm Michael Baker Corp. is designing the "Grand Street" project. Dallas-based Caye Cook & Associates will also help with the design. The pre-design cost estimated for the "Grand Street" project is about $2.8 million. Below is the breakdown:

■ Existing facilities demolition, new pavement, sidewalks, drainage: $1,601,054

■ Streetscape and landscape: $408,935

■ Street lighting: $139,250

■ Railroad crossings: $53,760

■ Contingency at 20 percent: $440,600

■ Inspection fees (3.5 percent), testing (1.5 percent), Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation: $133,680

■ Total pre-design construction cost estimate: $2,777,280


The design fees for the firm are an estimated $336,000. Below is the breakdown:

■ Design: $168,957 (6.4 percent)

■ Streetscape/landscape: $64,730 (2.4 percent)

■ Railroad design and permit: $15,874 (0.6 percent)

■ Survey and SUE: $54,696 (2.1 percent)

■ Geotech: $9,923 (0.4 percent)

■ Parking lot: $11,705 (0.4 percent)

■ Meetings (non-design related): $9,886 (0.4 percent)

■ Total design fee: $335,771 (12.7 percent)


Source: Denton City Council agenda item from the August 14, 2012 meeting. 

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