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Res 91-01 Submitted a Bridge Load Posting AgreementRESOLUTION / ~ 5?/ WHEREAS, the State of Texas Department of Highways and Public Transportation has submitted a Bridge Load Posting Agreement to the Town; and WHEREAS, the Town of Westlake is desirous of entering into such agreement; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS: That the Bridge Load Posting Agreement with the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation attached hereto as Exhibit "A" and incorporated herein, is hereby approved and the Mayor of the Town of Westlake is authorized to sign the same on behalf of the Town. PASSED AND APPROVED this 7th day of January, 1991. *L9 L. WHITE;- YOR TOWN OF WESTLAKE ATTEST:. GE WH 7 E TO SECRETARY APPROVED AS TO FORM: PAUL C. ISHAM TOWN ATTORNEY c:\740 x STATE OF TEXAS )( COUNTY OF TRAVIS ?( 1 18 - 4515 Dist. City Number BRIDGE LOAD POSTING AGREEMENT KNOW ALL PEEN BY THESE PRESENTS THIS AGREEMENT, made, entered into and executed this day of , 19 , by and between the State of Texas acting by and through the Engineer -Director, with approval of the State Highway and Public Transportation Commission, hereinafter called the "State," and the City of Westlake, Texas hereinafter called the "Local ,jurisdiction". W I T N E S S E T H WHEREAS, the State desires to enter into an agreement with the Local Jurisdiction concerning the installation of load posting signs on bridges within the Local Jurisdiction; A G R E E M E N T NOVA, THEREFORE, the State and the Local Jurisdiction, in con- sideration of the mutual covenants and agreements herein contained, do mutually agree as follows: The Local Jurisdiction agrees to order load posting signs from the State, the State agrees to administer Federal funds to provide the load posting signs at no cost to the Local Jurisdiction, and the Local Jurisdiction agrees to take delivery, install, and maintain the signs as stated in the sections to follow. 1. Signs. The Local Jurisdiction hereby orders the following quan- tities of signs: Sign R12-2Tb 4 ea. Sign R12-2Tc - ea. Sign R12-4Tb -- ea. Sign R12-4Tc - ea. Sign W12-5 2 ea. Weight limits for each proposed sign shall be as listed in Attachment A, "Sign Requirements," attached hereto and made part of this agreement. 1 L1Ly oz Westlake 18-4515 2. Sign SU- orts and Hardware. In addition, the Local Jurisdiction hereby orders the following quantities of sign supports with appropriate hardware, and the State hereby agrees to administer Federal funds to provide the sign supports and hardware at no cost to the Local Jurisdiction. Treated Timber Posts 6 ea. 3. Authorization. The Local Jurisdiction shall properly authorize all proposed -signs by ordinance, resolution, or other appropriate action and shall provide a copy of such which shall be attached hereto and designated Attachment B. 4. Delivery. The Local Jurisdiction shall take delivery of all pro- posed signs, sign supports, and hardware as agreed upon with the appropriate State Department of Highways and public Transporation District Office. 5. Installation and Documentation. The Local Jurisdiction shall install all proposed signs in accordance with the requirements of Attachment C, "Load Posting Signs," and Attachment D, Vertical and Lateral Clearances". The Local Jurisdiction shall document the installation by marking the date sticker affixed to the back of each sign. 6. Notification and Inspection. The Local Jurisdiction shall notify the appropriate State Department of Highways and Public Transportation District Office in writing within 15 days after all proposed signs have been properly installed. The Local Jurisdic- tion shall allow the Federal Highway Administration to perform on-site inspection of the installed signs and shall adjust any signs that are found to be improperly installed. i. Maintenance. The Local Jurisdiction shall keep the installed signs clean, legible, and open to the view of approaching motorists for at least 150 feet. The Local Jurisdiction shall reinstall signs that have been knocked down by vandalism, traffic accidents, or other causes. B. State Re onsibility. The appropriate State Department of Highways and Public Transportation District Office agrees to provide the Local Jurisdiction with reasonable consultation assistance in accomplishing the objectives of this agreement. 9. State Indemnified. The Local Jurisdiction shall save harmless the State from all claims and liabilities due to activities of the Local Jurisdiction, its agents, officials, or employees performed under this agreement and which result from an error, omission, or negli- gent act of the Local Jurisdiction, its agents, officials, or employees. The Local Jurisdiction shall also save harmless the State from any and all expenses, including attorney fees which might be incurred by the State in litigation or otherwise resisting said claims or liabilities. 2 10. Disputes. Should disputes arise under this contract, the State's decision shall be final and binding. 11. Civil Rights Compliance. With regard to work performed under this contract, the Local Jurisdiction, in compliance with regulations of the Department of Tansportation (49CFR21 and 23CFR710.405), Executive Orders 11246 and 11375 regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, and regulations of the Department of Labor (41CFR60), shall not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, sex, or national origin. 12. Inspection of Books and Records. The Federal Highway Administration, the Department of Transportation, the Office of Inspector General, and the Comptroller General of the United States, or any duly authorized representatives thereof, shall have access to any books, documents, papers, and records which are directly pertinent to this contract for the purpose of making audits, exami- nations, excerpts, and transcriptions. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the State and the Local Jurisdiction have executed duplicate counterparts of this Agreement. THE LOCAL JURISDICTION By: Authorized Official Name Title Date THE STATE OF TEXAS Certified as being executed for the :_ purpose and effect of activating and/or carrying out the orders, estab- lished policies, or work programs heretofore approved and authorized by the State Highway and Public Trans- portation Commission: By: District Engineer District Date 3 LOCAL JURISDICTION City of Westlake, Texas 18-4515 SHEET 1 OF i BRIDGE R12 2Tb R12 - 2Tc R12 - 4Tb R12 - 4Tc W12-5 IDENTIFICATION NUMBER AXLE OR No. TANDEM No. GROSS AXLE OR No. GROSS TANDEM No. No. TANDEM Req'd AXLE Req'd TANDEM Req'd AXLE Req 'd Req'd M0065-001 17,500 4 2 Main St. over The above list of sign requirements has been verified as correct ATTACHMENT A Local Jurisdiction Official Date SIGN REQUIREMENTS I WEIGHT Ji LIMIT AXLE OR TANDEM _ LBS R 12.2ft 24" x 36" WEIGHT LIMIT TANDEM AXLE LBS WEIGHT LIMITS GROSS LBS AXLE OR TANDEM LBS — City of Westlake 18-4515 WEIGHT LIMNS GROSS LBS TANDEM AXLE LBS R 12-2Te R12-4% R124Tc 24" x 36" 24"x 42" 24" x 42" WEIGHT LIMIT SIGNS A Weight Limit sign shall be located just ahead of the bridge in each direction of travel. Six feet from the abutment is a good location if the bridge is on an unpaved or low -speed road. This distance should be increased if the bridge is on a high-speed road. ' LOAD' ZONED BRIDGE WT2.3 36"x36" ADVANCE WARNING SIGN The Load Zone Bridge sign should be used to warn of a bridge with a posted weight restriction. The sign should be placed so as to allow the driver of an overweight vehicle to detour around the bridge. It is also recommended that a WEIGHT LIMIT sign be placed beside or 100 feet behind each advance warning sign. ATTACHMENT C -- Load Posting Signs J WEIGHT LIMIT AXLE OR TANDEM Us Not less than 2' Edge of the traveled surface (including paved shoulder if present) WEIGHT LIMIT SIGNS 6' to 12' ** 2' - 6" Minimum embedment or LOAD WEIGNT ZONED LIMIT BRIDGE AXLE OR TANDEM LIS .f LO I V) O .0 Z s� ADVANCE WARNING SIGNe-�-�--� 2' - 6" Minimum embedment. * This dimension should be a minimum of 7' in business or resi- dential areas where parked vehicles may block the sign.. This dimension may be reduced to a minimum of 2' in business or residential areas, ATTACHMENT D - Vertical and Lateral Clearances N TA a Ln G 4j ro 0 C Z _ .._ 4J WEIGHT LIMIT SIGNS 6' to 12' ** 2' - 6" Minimum embedment or LOAD WEIGNT ZONED LIMIT BRIDGE AXLE OR TANDEM LIS .f LO I V) O .0 Z s� ADVANCE WARNING SIGNe-�-�--� 2' - 6" Minimum embedment. * This dimension should be a minimum of 7' in business or resi- dential areas where parked vehicles may block the sign.. This dimension may be reduced to a minimum of 2' in business or residential areas, ATTACHMENT D - Vertical and Lateral Clearances