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Trust and Confidence Report

Engineering Services Profile

Engineering Services is responsible for development and creation of the budget for the linear capital program. The program identifies the priority replacement and rehabilitation of linear infrastructure which includes roads, bridges, sewers, watermains, and sidewalks. Engineering Services is also responsible for the delivery of this program which includes project initiation, scope generation, engineering, tendering and construction management services.

Engineering Services also provides legal survey and plan preparation services for all property transactions within the city. This division manages permits and work within roadways such as lane closure permits, and utility placements.

Service Details

Related Subservices

  • Asset Management (Capital Programming and Planning)
  • Construction Services
  • Corridor Service
  • Design Services
  • Survey and Technical Services
  • Waterfront Development Initiative (Design and Construction)

Type of Service

  • Both public facing and internal corporate service

Rationale

  • Core municipal service

Primary Funding Sources

  • Area Rating Reserves
  • Capital Budget
  • Net Levy
  • Rate Budget
  • Reserves
  • User Fees

Service Level

  • At standard

Service Level Source

  • Legislated
  • Council By-law
  • Council approved policy or service standard
  • Past practice

 

Performance Measures

2020


How much did you do? (volume)

  • Designed and tendered capital budget projects worth $66M
  • Provided contract administration and inspection for 23 projects worth $66M
  • Delivery of complex large-scale projects such as Highway 8 reconstruction, Claremont Access Road resurfacing and multi-use trail, North Service Road widening and resurfacing, Rymal Road and Regional Road 56 reconstruction and widening, Industrial Drive trunk watermain investigation and repair and large valve replacements at Kenilworth Avenue, Robert Street and West Avenue.  Reconstruction of Roxborough Avenue and Haddon Avenue.  Resurfacing of Book Road, Galbraith Drive, Second Street, Melvin Avenue, Tragina Avenue, Braeheid Avenue, Parkside Drive, Beach Boulevard, Trenholme Crescent, Soloman Crescent, Quinn Avenue, Ridley Drive, Quail Drive and Quaker Crescent as well as 4 neighbourhood projects.  Also delivered 4 concrete culvert repair projects.
  • Waterfront Development projects:
  • Pier 8 Waste Water Pumping Station and Forcemain Construction
    • Completed $10M
  • Pier 8 Servicing and Roadworks
    • Completed $9M
  • Pier 8 Hydro Design and Supply
    • Design and Detailed Drawings $300K
  • Pier 8 Promenade Park/Copps Pier
    • Construction Started $6.5M
  • Piers 5-7 Shorewall and Boardwalk
    • Oversee Hamilton Waterfront Trust (HWT) Tender and Construction Start $17.5M
  • Pier 8 Gateway Park
    • Design and Detailed Drawings $300K
  • Central Park Neighborhood Roads
    • Reconstruction Completed $5.4M
  • Central Park Remediation
    • Design and Detailed Drawings $1M
  • Central Park Redevelopment
    • Design and Detailed Drawings $500K

2020 Accomplishments

  • Road cuts: 2,541
    • $3.32 M in restoration costs
  • Road and Sidewalks*:
    • 181 kms of Completed roads
    • 22 kms of sidewalks replaced
  • Bridge and Culvert Condition Assessment: 211 bridges/culverts
  • Watermain cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) Lining: 5.8 kms
  • Trunk Watermain Condition Assessment: 6 kms scheduled for inspection
  • Sewer CIPP Lining: 6.8 kms completed
  • Sewer Lateral CIPP Lining: 257 Laterals Rehabilitated
  • Sewer Inspection and Condition Assessment: 89 kms Mainline, 2,571 laterals
  • Facilities Inspection and Condition Assessment: 679 K sq. Ft.

How well did you do it? (quality)

  • Capital tendered per plan:  100%
  • Legislative compliance:  Bridge/Culvert condition assessments performed as per the Ontario Structure Inspection Manual (OSIM)
  • Completed road cut restorations within 66.5% of contract time limits (42 days)

Is anyone better off? (impact)

  • Maintained the average network road condition rating to “Good”
  • Reduced impacts by selecting low impact watermain and sewer main rehabilitation technologies
  • Reduced the risk of sewer backups by addressing sewer structural deficiencies network wide
  • Reduced the risk of water service interruption by addressing watermain deficiencies network wide

* Road and Sidewalk lengths estimated based on programming/scoping project phases.

How much did you do? (volume)

  • Designed and tendered capital budget projects worth $74 M
  • Designed and tendered 5 Waterfront Development projects worth 14.9 M
  • Projects Delivered:  Police Marine Unit, Pier 8 Shorewall
  • Provided contract administration and inspection for 30 projects worth $74 M
  • Delivery of complex large scale projects such as Hamilton Mountain trunk sewer rehabilitation, Upper Centennial Parkway trunk sewer, Arvin Avenue and Watercourse 7 improvements.  Sewer rehabilitation and reconstruction of Locke Street, Parkdale Avenue, Brampton Street, Birch Avenue, Ferguson Avenue, Brucedale Avenue, Hewitson Road and Baldwin Street.  Resurfacing of the Red Hill Valley Parkway, Cannon Street and Governors Road as well as 3 neighbourhood projects.  Also delivered 5 large concrete culvert replacement projects.

2019 Accomplishments

  • Road cuts: 1,945
    • $3.86 M in restoration costs
  • Road and Sidewalks*:
    • 200 kms of Completed roads
    • 14 kms of sidewalks replaced
  • Bridge and Culvert Condition Assessment: 230 bridges/culverts
  • Watermain cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) Lining: 5.5 kms
  • Trunk Watermain Condition Assessment: 7 kms scheduled for inspection
  • Sewer CIPP Lining: 11 kms completed
  • Sewer Lateral CIPP Lining: 330 Laterals Rehabilitated
  • Sewer Inspection and Condition Assessment: 123 kms Mainline, 1,577 laterals
  • Facilities Inspection and Condition Assessment: 679 K sq. Ft.

How well did you do it? (quality)

  • Capital tendered per plan:  100%
  • Legislative compliance:  Bridge/Culvert condition assessments performed as per the Ontario Structure Inspection Manual (OSIM)
  • Completed road cut restorations within 39% of contract time limits (42 days) +

Is anyone better off? (impact)

  • Maintained the average network road condition rating to “Good”
  • Reduced impacts by selecting low impact watermain and sewer main rehabilitation technologies
  • Reduced the risk of sewer backups by addressing sewer structural deficiencies network wide
  • Reduced the risk of water service interruption by addressing watermain deficiencies network wide

* Road and Sidewalk lengths estimated based on programming/scoping project phases.
+ Estimated for 2018 and 2019.  Accurate metric methods are being implemented during 2020

How much did you do? (volume)

  • Designed and tendered capital budget projects worth $81 M
  • Designed and tendered 2 Waterfront Development projects and completed site clearing of Macassa Bay
  • Provided contract administration and inspection for 38 projects worth $81 M
  • Delivery of complex large scale projects such as Rymal Road urbanization and widening, reconstruction of Mohawk Road, Sanatorium Road and the Buchanan Neighbourhood.  Brock Road and Sydenham Road CIP, Gage Park pond, the Barton Street combined sewer rehabilitation and Bridge No. 450 - Hwy. 5 replacement.  Successful delivery of arterial resurfacing projects such as Burlington Street, Upper Gage Avenue, Fennell Avenue, Barton Street, Delaware Avenue and First Road West as well as 3 neighbourhood resurfacing projects.  Also delivered 13 Council directed rehabilitation projects worth $7 million dollars.

2018 Accomplishments

  • Road cuts: 3,330 Road Cuts
    • $6.13 M in restoration costs
  • Road and Sidewalks*:
    • 280 kms of Completed roads
    • 23 kms of sidewalks replaced
  • Bridge and Culvert Condition Assessment: 177 bridges/culverts
  • Watermain cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) Lining: 5.4 kms
  • Trunk Watermain Condition Assessment: 7 kms scheduled for inspection
  • Sewer CIPP Lining: 18 kms completed
  • Sewer Lateral CIPP Lining: 600 Laterals Rehabilitated
  • Sewer Inspection and Condition Assessment: 165 kms Mainline, 2,000 laterals
  • Facilities Inspection and Condition Assessment: 1.18 M sq. Ft.

How well did you do it? (quality)

  • Capital tendered per plan:  100%
  • Legislative compliance:  Bridge/Culvert condition assessments performed as per the Ontario Structure Inspection Manual (OSIM)
  • Completed road cut restorations within 59% of contract time limits (42 days)+

Is anyone better off? (impact)

  • Maintained the average network road condition rating to “Good”
  • Reduced impacts by selecting low impact watermain and sewer main rehabilitation technologies
  • Reduced the risk of sewer backups by addressing sewer structural deficiencies network wide
  • Reduced the risk of water service interruption by addressing watermain deficiencies network wide

* Road and Sidewalk lengths estimated based on programming/scoping project phases.
+ Estimated for 2018 and 2019.  Accurate metric methods are being implemented during 2020

How much did you do? (volume)

  • Designed and tendered capital budget projects worth $99 M
  • Provided contract administration and inspection for 40 projects worth $99 M
  • Delivery of complex large scale projects such as Dartnall Rd., Upper Sherman Ave., Wilson St., Garth St., Rymal Rd.  Sherman Access Bin Wall Replacements, Montgomery Dr. large valve chambers replacements, and Governors Rd. and Mill St. rehabilitations.  Delivered resurfacing projects such as York Blvd., Upper Ottawa St., Fennell Ave as well as 10 neighbourhood projects.

2017 Accomplishments

  • Road cuts: 3,050 Road Cuts
    • $6.15 M in restoration costs
  • Road and Sidewalks:
    • 215 kms of Completed roads
    • 38 kms of sidewalks replaced
  • Watermain cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) Lining: 4.6 kms
  • Trunk Watermain Condition Assessment: 3 kms scheduled for inspection
  • Sewer CIPP Lining: 17 kms completed
  • Sewer Lateral CIPP Lining: 513 Laterals Rehabilitated
  • Sewer Inspection and Condition Assessment: 152 kms Mainline, 2,000 laterals

How well did you do it? (quality)

  • Capital tendered per plan: 100%

Is anyone better off? (impact)

  • Road kilometres rated in good condition:  61.9%
  • Reduced energy cost from conversion of street lights to LED:  $700,000

How much did you do? (volume)

  • Designed and tendered capital budget projects worth $109 M
  • Provided contract administration and inspection for 45 projects worth $109 M
  • Delivery of complex large scale projects such as Upper Red Hill Valley Parkway, Regional Road 56, Greenhill Avenue/Centennial Parkway Large Diameter Watermain, Mud Street Watermain/Large Valve Chambers
2016 Accomplishments
  • Road cuts: 3,300 Road Cuts
    • $7.2 M in restoration costs
  • Road and Sidewalks:
    • 178 kms of Completed roads
    • 30 kms of sidewalks replaced
  • Watermain cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) Lining: 4.3 kms
  • Trunk Watermain Condition Assessment: 6.5 kms scheduled for inspection
  • Sewer CIPP Lining: 14 kms completed
  • Sewer Lateral CIPP Lining: 700 Laterals Rehabilitated
  • Sewer Inspection and Condition Assessment: 170 kms Mainline, 2,000 laterals