How did the City come up with price of construction if final designs and drawings haven’t been completed?

The standard roadway preliminary design methods employed by ODOT and other State & Federal Agencies were used by our engineer to determine cost.  This method entails conducting enough preliminary design to prepare detailed cost estimates to accurately determine the cost of construction.  
The method consists of measuring the existing surface square footage by accurate aerial photos to determine the amount of removal and how much of the existing surface was to be processed.  A “typical” section was then computed for each roadway section which yielded the quantities of materials needed (tons of asphalt, yards of concrete, etc.).  
At that point, ODOT standard pricing was applied to those material quantities to obtain cost.  Any drainage improvements or widening required were also estimated on a cost per foot basis using ODOT pricing.  Any “special construction” was priced individually and added to specific sections (such as schools crossings, drainage structures, and signalization).  
Again, this is the standard practice for construction cost estimating used by State & Federal Agencies to determine cost of construction prior to funding.  Preliminary drawings are not produced until after funding is approved.  

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1. If there are reasons that can explain the City's cost projections of $3.2M / m vs ODOT's cost projections of $1.1M / m for road resurfacing and improvements, they should be shared...
2. Are there any examples of ODOT bids showing cost per road that justifies the City's projected cost per road?
3. Are there two questions? Must both pass?
4. What are the plans and timeline to re-pave Reno?
5. Are re-doing the culverts part of the plan for roads?
6. How much will it cost me?
7. There has been discussion of the money spent on the golf course - what are the facts that pertain to the golf course, city funds, and future plans?
8. How did the City come up with price of construction if final designs and drawings haven’t been completed?
9. Included in the resolution and ordinances are words “right of way" and "real property acquisition." Does this mean the city can use these funds to buy property not part of road repair?
10. Will the City Public Works Department be doing this work?
11. Were traffic counts factored in the scoring of Choctaw road conditions?
12. What is Better and Safer Roads?
13. Why were road core samples performed?
14. What if I'm not registered to vote in Choctaw?
15. I want to see a prioritized list of the roads to be repaired with start and completion dates.
16. What will this money go towards?
17. When will we start to see activity?
18. How does Choctaw's sales tax rate compare to other cities in the State?
19. Why shouldn't I just spend my money in a neighboring town that has a lower sales tax rate?
20. Is the funding provided by the bonds and sales tax increase solely dedicated to the roads project?
21. Where does the money come from?
22. What is the difference between repairing vs. reconstructing the roads?
23. Can the sales tax generated during the year cover the road reconstruction/repairs?
24. How were the projected costs of the roads calculated?
25. How will future roads be selected?