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Construction Program Guide

Special Experimental Project No. 14 - Local Labor Hiring Pilot Program and Livability Initiative Pilot Program

Project List

State Agency Project Contracting Method(s) Workplan Section 192/191 Certification FHWA Approval Reports Status
PA Pennsylvania DOT PA Route 56 and Johns Street, City of Johnstown FHWA/HUD Livability initiative allows mixture of FHWA funds and HUD Section 3 Funds. These funding types would ordinarily be incompatible under a single contract; HUD's Section 3 requires that preferential hiring be afforded to those individuals living in the project area, but FHWA regulations prohibit preferential hiring. However, for contracts approved under FHWA's SEP-14 program, the prohibition on hiring preferences would be waived to accommodate only Section 3 requirements. January 30, 2013 N/A January 30, 2013 October 11, 2013(.pdf)

January 27, 2014(.pdf)
Completed
LA City of New Orleans Congress Drive - Chef Menteur Highway to Hayne Blvd FHWA/HUD Livability initiative allows mixture of FHWA funds and HUD Section 3 Funds. These funding types would ordinarily be incompatible under a single contract; HUD's Section 3 requires that preferential hiring be afforded to those individuals living in the project area, but FHWA regulations prohibit preferential hiring. However, for contracts approved under FHWA's SEP-14 program, the prohibition on hiring preferences would be waived to accommodate only Section 3 requirements. February 20, 2013 N/A March 14, 2013(.pdf)   Completed
WA Snohomish County City of Sultan, Alder Avenue FHWA/HUD Livability initiative allows mixture of FHWA funds and HUD Section 3 Funds. These funding types would ordinarily be incompatible under a single contract; HUD's Section 3 requires that preferential hiring be afforded to those individuals living in the project area, but FHWA regulations prohibit preferential hiring. However, for contracts approved under FHWA's SEP-14 program, the prohibition on hiring preferences would be waived to accommodate only Section 3 requirements. February 11, 2014 (.pdf) N/A February 11, 2014(.pdf) October 23, 2015(pdf) Completed 09/17/2015
MI Saginaw County Road Commission Buena Vista Town Center Transportation Improvement Project FHWA/HUD Livability initiative allows mixture of FHWA funds and HUD Section 3 Funds. These funding types would ordinarily be incompatible under a single contract; HUD's Section 3 requires that preferential hiring be afforded to those individuals living in the project area, but FHWA regulations prohibit preferential hiring. However, for contracts approved under FHWA's SEP-14 program, the prohibition on hiring preferences would be waived to accommodate only Section 3 requirements. August 27, 2015(.pdf) N/A September 10, 2015(.pdf)   Ribbon Cutting July 27, 2016. http://www.wsgw.com/buena-vista-town-center-officially-open/

Completed
CA SANBAG I-10/Pepper Avenue Interchange Local Labor Hiring Preference (20% of new hires)
Local Hiring Goal = 40% of new hires
Veterans Hiring Preference
Local Worker Hiring Incentive = $5.00/worker/hour NTE $50,000
07/23/2015 (.pdf, 4 mb)
Revised 09/01/2015 (.pdf, 0.2 mb)
N/A 08/03/2015
Revised 09/28/2015 (.pdf, 0.1 mb)
June 28, 2016 (.pdf, 0.1 mb) Ribbon cutting 08/15/2017 https://gosbcta.wordpress.com/2017/08/10/join-us-at-the-interstate-10-pepper-avenue-bridge-replacement-ribbon-cutting-ceremony/
Project Completion: December 2017
DC DDOT South Capitol Street Corridor Phase 1 Project Local Labor Hiring Preference (51% of new hires) 09/08/2015 (.pdf, 0.2 mb) 09/28/2015 (.pdf, 0.1 mb)   Project Completion: December 31, 2020 (from workplan)
MD Baltimore City DOT Reconnecting of West Baltimore/Fulton Avenue Bridge over U.S. Route 40 Local Labor Hiring Preference (51% of new hires)
Local Worker Hiring Incentive = $3.50/worker/hour NTE $100,000
09/29/2015 (.pdf, 0.2 mb) N/A 10/06/2015 (.pdf, 0.1 mb)   Project completion: Fall 2017 (from workplan)
VA VDOT Five (5) Projects in various locations in VA. VDOT selected these because local workers and veterans are more likely to have the requisite skill sets to perform work. Local and Veteran Workers Hiring Preference goal = 75%
Veterans may reside anywhere within Commonwealth of Virginia
09/02/2015 (.pdf, 1 mb) 09/28/2016 (.pdf, 0.1 mb) 10/07/2015 (.pdf, 0.1 mb)   Project Completion Information (from workplan)
  1. 81435, Rte 58 Business Bridge (Carrsville) over Rte. 632 and CSX, 07/27/2017
  2. 87907, Rte 757 - Widen To A 3-Lane Urban Design, 10/27/2017
  3. 93094, Rte. 1 South - Bridge Replacement Over CSX RW (Fed ID 5917), 08/03/2017
  4. 13558 & 4632, RTE 630 & I-95 Interchange Reconstruction & RTE 630 – Widen to 4 Lanes, 04/30/2019,
  5. 105239 ,54911, I-66 Managed Lanes - 25-mile managed lanes- multimodal improvements from U.S. Route 15 in Haymarket to I-495 Capital Beltway, Oct 2020
CO CDOT Central 70 Project: I-70 from Brighton Blvd. to Chambers Rd. Local Labor Hiring Preference (Percentage goal to be determined as part of SEP-14 workplan)) 10/14/2015 (.pdf, 0.5 mb)
Supplement 12/07/2015 (.pdf, 0.1 mb)
CDOT Response & Update 10/05/2016 (.pdf, 0.1 mb)
RFP Provisions Addendum 3 (.pdf, 0.5 mb)
Workforce Needs Assessment available upon request
10/05/2016 (.pdf, 0.1 mb) 10/27/2015 (.pdf, 0.1 mb)
Revised 02/01/2016 (.pdf, 0.1 mb)
  Project completion (Design/Build phase) 2021/2022 (from workplan)
PA Sports & Entertainment Authority of Pittsburgh & Allegheny County (SEA) Lower Hill Infrastructure - Element II-C Centre Avenue and Street I Intersection Reconstruction Local Labor Hiring Preference (20% of new hires) 10/20/2015 (.pdf, 0.3 mb) 02/24/2016 (.pdf, 0.1 mb) 11/11/2015 (.pdf, 0.1 mb) December 6, 2016 (.pdf) The current project completion date is 10/17/2017.  Currently 59% paid
TX TxDOT S. M. Wright Project (US 175 from Bexar St. to IH 45 in Dallas) Local Labor Hiring Preference (15% of contract labor hours performed by local workers)
Local Worker Hiring Incentive = $4.50/worker/hour NTE $500,000
December 2, 2015 (.pdf, 2 mb) December 10, 2015 (.pdf, 0.1 mb) June 17, 2016 (.pdf)
November 16, 2016 (.pdf)
June 20, 2017 (.pdf) (Job Fair rosters available upon request)
58% Complete http://www.txdot.gov/insdtdot/geodist/DAL/cserve/constrpt/ccnst_3.htm
Project completion: December 2019 (from workplan)
IL IDOT Reconstruct the intersection of Thornton/Lansing Road at Stony Island Avenue, Village of Lansing, Illinois Local Labor Hiring Preference (20% of contract labor hours to be performed by residents of Village of Lansing, IL, or reside within 10 miles north, south, or west of the Village border.
Incentive: $3.50/hour for each project local labor hour NTE $15,000.
January 13, 2016 (.pdf, 0.2 mb) January 29, 2016 (.pdf, 0.1 mb) February 9, 2016 (.pdf, 0.1 mb)   Project completion: October 31, 2016 (from workplan)
CA Caltrans I-5 Pavement Rehabilitation project from PM 13.8 to 19.2 in Los Angeles County. The Project is in and near the City of Commerce, and Los Angeles from Route 5/710 Separation to the Main Street Undercrossing. Local Labor Hiring Preference (10% of all contract labor hours performed by local residents) Incentive =$10.00 per hour for each local labor hour above 10% local labor hours used on the project with a maximum total incentive of $350,000. March 2, 2016 (.pdf, 0.1 mb) March 2, 2016 (.pdf, 0.1 mb) March 4, 2016 (.pdf, 0.1 mb) November 1, 2016 (.pdf) 36% complete https://consmap.dot.ca.gov/consproject1.php?DISTEA=07300704
Contract Acceptance: June 30, 2018 (from workplan)
• Final Evaluation Report: October 1, 2018 (from workplan)
MN MnDOT Series of three projects in Hennepin County
  1. CSAH 81 Reconstruct Bottineau Blvd. from 63rd to CSAH 8
  2. CSAH 53 Reconstruct 66th St. from W of Washburn Ave to 16th Ave S Xerxes to Cedar
  3. Hwy 169 between Hwy 55 and just north of Hwy 62
The contractor will receive an incentive of $5 per hour for hours worked by
  1. residents of areas with an unemployment rate greater than 8% (Economic Labor Hiring Preference),
  2. residents of areas that have a high concentration of poverty (Economic Labor Hiring Preference), and
  3. veterans that reside in the County (Local Labor Hiring Preference), not to exceed $150,866.65 (CSAH 81: $15,149.65, CSAH 53: $45,392.20 and Hwy 169: $90,324.80).
April 11, 2016 (.pdf, 1 mb) April 11, 2016, page 8 (.pdf, 1 mb) April 14, 2016 (.pdf,0.1 mb)   Anticipated Completion (from workplan)
  1. CSAH 81 (Bottineau Blvd) = August 2017
    http://www.hennepin.us/residents/transportation/bottineau-blvd
  2. CSAH 53 (66th St) = Spring 2019.  http://www.hennepin.us/residents/transportation/66th-st-richfield

Hwy 169 = October 1, 2017
http://www.dot.state.mn.us/metro/projects/hwy169hopkins/index.html

DC DDOT Interstate 295 (I-295) / Malcolm X Interchange Improvement Project DDOT will include the following LLHPP contract provisions:
  • At least 51% of all new jobs created on the Project (new hires) are to be performed by residents of the District of Columbia; and
  • For all training and apprenticeship positions identified, at least 51% of the participants are residents of the District of Columbia.
November 8, 2016 (.pdf) January 17, 2017 (.pdf)   Project Completion: June 30, 2020 (from workplan)
NY City of Binghamton (NY) City Of Binghamton Front Street Gateway Project FHWA/HUD Livability initiative allows mixture of FHWA funds and HUD Section 3 Funds. These funding types would ordinarily be incompatible under a single contract; HUD's Section 3 requires that preferential hiring be afforded to those individuals living in the project area, but FHWA regulations prohibit preferential hiring. However, for contracts approved under FHWA's SEP-14 program, the prohibition on hiring preferences would be waived to accommodate only Section 3 requirements. October 27, 2016 (.pdf) February 17, 2017 (.pdf) January 23, 2017 (.pdf)   Awarded September 5, 2017 as per Lorin Willett
Project Completion: December 2017 (from workplan)
IL Chicago DOT (CDOT) Oakwood Viaduct over Metra and Canadian National Illinois Central Railroad Local Labor Hiring Preference
Local Hiring Goal = at least 20% of contract labor hours performed by Chicago residents as shown on Community Area Map in Workplan
Local Worker Hiring Incentive to Contractor = $20.00/worker/hour above 7.5% floor NTE $80,000
June 2, 2017 (.pdf, 0.2 mb) May 18, 2017 (.pdf, 0.1 mb) June 2, 2017 (.pdf, 0.1 mb)   Award: September 26, 2017 (from workplan)
Project completion: September 26, 2018 (from workplan)
CA City of Los Angeles DOT Century Boulevard Extension -“ Grape St. to Alameda St. FHWA/HUD Livability initiative allows mixture of FHWA funds and HUD Section 3 Funds. These funding types would ordinarily be incompatible under a single contract; HUD's Section 3 requires that preferential hiring be afforded to those individuals living in the project area, but FHWA regulations prohibit preferential hiring. However, for contracts approved under FHWA's SEP-14 program, the prohibition on hiring preferences would be waived to accommodate only Section 3 requirements. March 16, 2017 (.pdf) July 06, 2017 (.pdf)   Anticipated Completion = February 15, 2018 (from workplan)
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Updated: 10/06/2017
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