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