TCC Northwest Bond Project Update for June/July 2020

The Connect4 web series, hosted by project development and construction group Skanska, was held during May and June to provide TCC Northwest bond project updates.

The three-part series, watched by 196 community members, included a project overview, contract and exhibit review, and project safety requirements.

TCC Northwest Project Updates

Completion of Phase I Bids

The Phase I bid process ended July 22.

The major trades and scopes available for Phase I bidding were:

    • Demolition
    • Abatement
    • Concrete foundations, drilling
    • Masonry (including re-skin)
    • Structural and miscellaneous steel
    • Millwork
    • Roofing, WP/DP, metal panels
    • Doors and hardware
    • Interior glass
    • Drywall, acoustical ceilings
    • Flooring
    • Painting
    • Fire protection
    • Mechanical
    • Plumbing
    • Electrical
    • Low voltage
    • Earthwork
    • Landscape
    • Site utilities

Thirty-five percent of vendors that prequalify for bids are located in Tarrant County.

Updated Timelines

Skanska provided next steps and an updated timeline for the project.

    • April 2020: Completed standard deviation (SD) estimates.
    • August 2020: Complete Phase I bidding
    • February 2021: Complete Phase II bidding

Business and Community Support

The web series had participants and support from the following groups:

    • Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
    • Fort Worth Metropolitan Black Chamber of Commerce
    • Arlington Black Chamber of Commerce
    • DFW Minority Supplier Development Council
    • Regional Black Contractors Association
    • Regional Hispanic Contractors Association
    • National Minority Association of Contractors
    • Women’s Business Council Southwest