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File #: 2015-0706   
Type: Contract Status: Non-Calendar
File created: 5/26/2015 In control: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting
On agenda: 7/23/2015 Final action: 7/23/2015
Title: PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED AS AMENDED (3-0) authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to: A. execute Contract Modification No. 12 for Contract No. PS4320-2003, Metro Eastside Transit Corridor Phase 2 Project Alternatives Analysis, Environmental Clearance and Conceptual Engineering Consultant Services, with CDM Smith/AECOM, Joint Venture, in the amount of $2,898,336 to address post-Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIS/EIR) Cooperating Agency comments and investigate refinements as directed by the Metro Board in November 2014, increasing the total contract value from $15,548,379 to $18,446,715;
Sponsors: Planning and Development (Department)
Indexes: Aerial Structure, Alignment, Budget, Budgeting, Construction, Contracts, Eastside Extension Phase Ii (Project), Environmental Impact Report, Environmental impact statements, Gateway Cities (Southeast LA County) Service Sector, Gold Line Eastside Transit Corridor Phase 2, Guideways, Light rail transit, Metro Gold Line, Metro Rail L Line, Outreach, Park and ride, Procurement, Project, South El Monte, SR-60, West Santa Ana Branch Transit Corridor (WSAB) Project, Whittier
Attachments: 1. Attachment A-1 Procurement Summary.pdf, 2. Attachment A-2 Procurement Summary.pdf, 3. Attachment B - November 2014 Board Motion, 4. Attachment C - Project Area Map
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PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE
JULY 15, 2015

Subject/Action
SUBJECT: EASTSIDE TRANSIT CORRIDOR PHASE 2

ACTION: APPROVE CONTRACT MODIFICATIONS

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED AS AMENDED (3-0) authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to:

A. execute Contract Modification No. 12 for Contract No. PS4320-2003, Metro Eastside Transit Corridor Phase 2 Project Alternatives Analysis, Environmental Clearance and Conceptual Engineering Consultant Services, with CDM Smith/AECOM, Joint Venture, in the amount of $2,898,336 to address post-Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIS/EIR) Cooperating Agency comments and investigate refinements as directed by the Metro Board in November 2014, increasing the total contract value from $15,548,379 to $18,446,715;

Issue
ISSUE

At the November 2014 meeting, the Board received the Eastside Transit Corridor DEIS/EIR and approved carrying forward two build alternatives, SR-60 Light Rail Transit (LRT) Alternative North Side Design Variation (NSDV) and the Washington Blvd. Alternative into further technical study. Staff was directed to address comments received from Cooperating and Public Agencies, identify a potential alternative north-south connection to Washington Blvd., and analyze environmental impacts and performance of both alternatives in operation, including conducting cost containment studies. Attachment B contains the Board directive. Board approval is needed to modify the technical and outreach services contracts in order to proceed with the directed Technical Study.

Discussion
DISCUSSION
Both the SR-60 NSDV and Washington Blvd. Alternatives studied in the DEIS/EIR would provide environmental and social benefits and would address mobility challenges faced in the project area by 2035, including connecting the project area to Metro's regional rail network and providing much needed transportation ser...

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