Beisel Road - History In 1981, non-exclusive easement acquired by USA for a portion of what is now Beisel Rd In 1990, through a land exchange USA conveyed property to William C. Sullivan, but retained ingress-egress rights along what was designated Forest Service System Road FSSR-1011 Subsequently, a cooperative agreement was made between USFS and Newberry County for maintenance along FSSR-1011 (Beisel Rd) In 2009, residents requested paving of Beisel Rd through USFS and Newberry County, however, the road was not a County road USFS supported the County assuming full maintenance of the road By Ordinance, Newberry County no longer accepts new roads into its system that are not paved
Beisel Road – History (continued) Newberry County Council amended its Road Paving Ordinance to allow the acceptance of unpaved roads that have been maintained continuously for at least 3 years by a government authority In August 2010, 100% of property owners on Beisel Rd granted right-of-way required for Newberry County to accept the road and make it eligible for paving October 20, 2010 Newberry County Council unanimously accepted Beisel Rd into its road system
Paving of Beisel Rd Widen and Pave with Triple Treatment 20 ft driving surface 6 ft shoulders 6 in stone base Pavement markings: lines and reflectors Proposed Project Costs Engineering $39,000 Construction $232,900 TOTAL $271,900
Paving of Beisel Rd Proposed Source of Funds USFS Title II Grant$135,950.00 CTC C-Funds$135,950.00 TOTAL$271,900.00
Beisel Road – Program Oversight & Schedule Newberry County will manage procurement & oversee construction in conjunction with a CTC Consultant All payments, reimbursements, & recordkeeping will be processed by the Newberry County Finance Director Proposed Schedule: Schedule ItemStartFinishDuration Engineering Phase3/1/20115/1/20112 months Advertise Construction Solicitation5/1/20116/1/20111 month Construction Bid Opening6/1/2011 0 days Bid Award By County Council6/1/2011 0 days Construction7/1/20119/1/20112 months Project Completion9/1/2011 0 days
Conclusion Newberry County requests USFS Title II grant funding of $135,950 toward this project Balance will be paid with C-Funds This proposed project will provide a durable, low- maintenance access road to USFS property Questions?