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File #: 2015-1332   
Type: Contract Status: Passed
File created: 8/24/2015 In control: Construction Committee
On agenda: 9/17/2015 Final action: 9/24/2015
Title: AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to execute a cost-plus-fixed-fee Contract No. AE3319400599 with AECOM for the L.A. County Grade Crossing and Corridor Safety Program in the amount of $3,868,848, inclusive of all design phases. This contract is for three years.
Sponsors: Planning and Programming Committee
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Procurement summary - LA County Grade Crossing Program
Meeting_Body
PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
CONSTRUCTION COMMITTEE
SEPTEMBER 17, 2015

Subject/Action
SUBJECT: L.A. COUNTY GRADE CROSSING AND CORRIDOR SAFETY PROGRAM

ACTION: APPROVE CONTRACT

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RECOMMENDATION

Title
AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to execute a cost-plus-fixed-fee Contract No. AE3319400599 with AECOM for the L.A. County Grade Crossing and Corridor Safety Program in the amount of $3,868,848, inclusive of all design phases. This contract is for three years.

Issue
ISSUE

It is the intent of Metro Regional Rail to award a professional services contract to provide engineering services for an analysis of 153 pedestrian and vehicular at-grade crossings and right-of-way in L.A. County. This work includes the completion of a Project Study Reports Equivalent (PSRE) for four at-grade crossings that could be advanced to a grade separation.

Discussion
DISCUSSION

Metro owns approximately 160 route miles of right-of-way in Los Angeles County that is operated by the Southern California Regional Rail Authority (SCRRA) for the Metrolink commuter rail service. As part of this right-of-way, there are approximately 153 at-grade pedestrian and roadway crossings. These crossings are in various areas from urban to rural. In addition, there are varying degrees of warning equipment installed at these crossings.

Since the implementation of the Sealed Corridor program, the SCRRA has upgraded several crossings with state-of-the-art equipment, including in some cases, enhanced pedestrian treatments, four-quadrant gates, and advance preemption. In addition, SCRRA developed a comprehensive guide that identified standards for the design of at-grade crossings.

This program will establish a comprehensive strategy to approach grade crossing safety and mobility on Metro-owned right-of-way operated by SCRRA in Los Angeles County. This strategy will establish the overall approach to crossing enha...

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