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File #: 2015-0864   
Type: Contract Status: Consent Calendar
File created: 6/8/2015 In control: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting
On agenda: 9/24/2015 Final action: 9/24/2015
Title: AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to: A. execute Contract Modification No. 2 for Contract No. PS2415-3046, Doran Street Crossing Grade Separation, with HNTB, Inc., in the amount of $94,954 to complete the necessary signal engineering for the interim one-way west bound movement at Doran Street at grade crossing, increasing the total contract value from $5,688,892 to $5,783,846; and B. increase Contract Modification Authority (CMA) specific to Contract No. PS2415-3046, Doran Street Crossing Grade Separation, in the amount of $125,000, increasing the total CMA amount from $523,620 to $648,620.
Indexes: Board approved Contract, Construction, Contracts, Grade separations, Intersections, Measure R, Metrolink, Pedestrians, Procurement, Project, Railroad commuter service, Railroad engineering, Railroad grade crossings, Railroad signaling, Railroad signals, Safety
Attachments: 1. Attachment A-1 Procurement Summary.pdf, 2. Attachment B Contract Modification Log
Meeting_Body
PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015

Subject/Action
SUBJECT: DORAN STREET AND BROADWAY/BRAZIL SAFETY AND ACCESS PROJECT
ACTION: APPROVE RECOMMENDATIONS

Heading
RECOMMENDATIONS

Title
AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to:

A. execute Contract Modification No. 2 for Contract No. PS2415-3046, Doran Street Crossing Grade Separation, with HNTB, Inc., in the amount of $94,954 to complete the necessary signal engineering for the interim one-way west bound movement at Doran Street at grade crossing, increasing the total contract value from $5,688,892 to $5,783,846; and

B. increase Contract Modification Authority (CMA) specific to Contract No. PS2415-3046, Doran Street Crossing Grade Separation, in the amount of $125,000, increasing the total CMA amount from $523,620 to $648,620.

Issue
ISSUE
In May 2011, the Metro Board programmed $6.6 million for the Doran Street intersection safety improvement. In April 2013, the Metro Board approved a cost plus fixed fee contract for project engineering services with HNTB, Inc. for $5,236,205 inclusive of two one-year options. Board approval for the contract modification is needed due to insufficient contract modification authority remaining to complete the necessary project signal engineering.
In addition, staff is requesting to increase the contract modification authority by $125,000 using previously approved Measure R 3% funds.
The additional engineering required for this project is for railroad signal engineering related to the one-way westbound improvements at the Doran Street intersection mandated by the Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) of the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) in December 2012. The signal engineering is additional scope to the current contract with HNTB, Inc. This work was originally to be performed by Metrolink. However, Metrolink does not have the contracting capacity through their existing bench contracts to complete this work w...

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