Bexar County DBE Projects

FM 471 (Culebra Rd) Pass Through

The construction of FM 471 (Culebra Road) will complete the capacity gap that currently exists on FM 471 (Culebra Rd) from Old FM 471 to FM 1560.  The project will be a continuation of the previously constructed TxDOT roadway project on Culebra Rd from FM 1560 to Loop 1604 (CSJ 0849-01-033). Improvements made will widen Culebra from its existing two-lane configuration to a four-lane divided roadway with anticipated bicycle and pedestrian amenities.

Curran Contracting was awarded the contract in Commissioner’s Court on June 7, 2016. Construction began in August 2016. EZ-Bel is the only sub part of the DBE 4% goal.

Culebra road construction

FM 1957 (Potranco Rd) Pass Through

Construction for this project began in early May 2016 with Texas Sterling awarded as the Prime Contractor and has 18 subcontractors. C-3 Environmental Specialties, Environmental Safety Services, Fox Quality Concrete, and Roadway Specialties committed to the 5% DBE goal.

Scope of work is for the reconstruction and widening of existing roadway comprising of grading, structures, retaining walls, wma pavement, signing, pavement markings and signalization in Bexar County Precinct 1, with the project limits along FM 1957 from SH 211 to Loop 1604. 

Construction is expected to be completed by February 1, 2019.

construction worker smoothing gravel

Glen Mont

This pass through finance project’s scope of work was improvements rehabilitating the existing Glen Mont Drive two lane urban configuration roadway by incorporating a new pavement section, bus pads, necessary drainage, and pedestrian amenities within a 50’ Right of Way. Sequence of work includes the construction of approximately 1.57 miles of 2-lane roadway including concrete curb and gutter; approximately 8,200 linear feet of storm sewer; 5 foot sidewalks; concrete bus pads; driveways; and traffic signals at Montgomery Drive intersection. SAWS, SARA, and CPS Energy has joint bid with Bexar County to adjust, relocate and/or replace existing services within the project limits.

Texas Sterling served as the prime contractor with 10 subcontractors. C&C Alcoser, E-Z Bel Construction, Mundo Verde, and Roadway Specialties were four of the subcontractors exceeding the DBE goal of 6 percent.

The project was completed in April 2017

construction vehicles along Glen Mont road

1604 Pass Through

The scope of work for this project included expanding approximately 2.2 miles of Loop 1604 from its existing two-lane configuration to a four-lane divided roadway with two 2,100 linear foot bridges, two MSE retaining walls, and drainage cross structures. San Antonio Water System (SAWS) had a joint bid with Bexar County to adjust and/or replace existing services within the project limits. Limits – Lower Seguin Road to IH-10 East.

Texas Sterling Construction served as the prime contractor on this project. The DBE goal for this project was 4 percent and was exceeded at 6.10 percent. The DBE firms that were part of the goal on this project included C&C Alcoser Trucking, Breda Company, Diversified Highway Products and Services LLC, E-Z Bel Construction, Fuquay Inc., Professional Traffic Control LLC, and Roadway Specialties Inc.

The project was completed September 16, 2016.

foundation laying of the 1604 Pass Through