Sycamore Truck Scale Project

Last Updated: 08/25/2020

Truck Scales

The City Streets Division has purchased three truck weigh scales to be used for accurately weighing salt and sand used on city streets during the winter. The installation of the second scale will be located at 4602 Sycamore Ave.site for the Street Division sand/salt storage unit. The scale equipment will be able to collect data from the truck, know which route it is assigned and verify the amount of sand/salt loaded into the truck before running it's route. This contract will provide the infrastructure required to install the first scale including electrical lines, data lines, concrete ramps and the concrete scale foundation.


UPDATE: August 24, 2020

Project Status: Construction!
The contractor received their start work letter the week of August 10th and a pre-construction meeting was held on August 12. Currently the contractor is working on providing the city with required product submittals and construction schedule.

Project History

July 27, 2020 File #61195
Amending the 2020 Capital Budget to transfer $245,000 of existing GO borrowing authority between major program Streets Yard Improvements and major program Streets Facilities Improvements (Eng-Facilities Management) and Awarding Public Works Contract 8891


City User Agency: Streets

Project Status:  Construction!
1st Advertisement of Bid: June 05, 2020 available on Bid Express
Bid Due Date: June 25, 2020
Construction Start Date: August 17, 2020
Expected Completion Date: November 06, 2020
"All information regarding dates/times/locations are informational and should be verified with official bidding documents posted on Bid Express."


Project History

July 27, 2020 File #61195

Amending the 2020 Capital Budget to transfer $245,000 of existing GO borrowing authority between major program Streets Yard Improvements and major program Streets Facilities Improvements (Eng-Facilities Management) and Awarding Public Works Contract 8891

June 02, 2020 File #60467
Approving plans and specifications and authorizing the Board of Public Works to advertise and receive bids for the Truck Scales Project. (17th AD)

July 24, 2018 File #52258
Budget amendment and authorization to purchase scales