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Meadow Vista Transfer Station Upgrade Project

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Project Description

The public tipping area at the Meadow Vista Transfer Station (MVTS) was constructed in 1984 and provides solid waste disposal services to Meadow Vista residents and surrounding communities. The public tipping area consists of five bays for tipping mixed garbage, construction debris, and green waste, with additional bins for electronic waste, batteries, appliances, metals, and tires.

Improvements will include an extension of the existing retaining wall to expand the turnaround area, with the goal of improving traffic circulation.  The project will also provide new fencing, two new concrete pads for additional bins, and new asphalt paving over areas of existing asphalt and gravel base. The Monthly Updates are provided below.

Project Location

The MVTS is located at the end of Combie Road in Meadow Vista.

Project Schedule

August 2015:  Site preparation, equipment mobilization
September 2015 – November 2015:  Construct improvements
December 2015:  Site clean-up, demobilize equipment

Point of Contact
Robin Mahoney, P.E.
(530) 886-4929

What to Expect During Construction

  • Large trucks and construction equipment at MVTS

  • Uneven driving surfaces at MVTS

  • Possible increase in wait time

  • Construction hours from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm

Project Benefits

  • Improved traffic flow; expanded turnaround area, wider entrance road and entrance gate, three additional tipping bays, and new tipping wall
  • Improved safety; replacement of existing guard rails

Project Funding

The Project is funded by the Solid Waste Management Enterprise Fund.

Monthly Project Updates

November 2015

Contractor will complete the new block wall and new tipping wall, pour the slab on the upper deck, perform finished grading, and install aggregate base and pave upper deck and entrance road.

October 2015

Contractor will finalize demolition of old elements. Construction this month will include:

  • Finishing construction of retaining wall
  • Backfilling and compaction behind retaining wall
  • Construction of concrete slabs
  • Construction of block wall
  • Starting construction of tipping wall

September 2015

Contractor will continue to demolish old elements of the Transfer Station this month and begin constructing some of the improvements, including installing a new pad and block retaining wall, excavation for forming larger retaining walls, and installation of utilities.

August 2015

Contractor will mobilize equipment to the site at the end of the month, install required stormwater control measure, and begin site preparation including surveying and staking the site, clearing select trees, stumps and concrete, and removing and installing a new gate.

July 2015

County issued Notice to Proceed and began submittal process.  Construction expected to begin mid-July.

June 2015

Construction Contract executed with All-American Construction, Inc. from Yuba City, CA

May 2015

The County issued a Request for Proposals for Construction Quality Assurance Services and began drafting construction contract.

April 2015

Placer County developed the construction contract in April 2015.