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File #: 2015-1630   
Type: Contract Status: Passed
File created: 10/16/2015 In control: Construction Committee
On agenda: 11/19/2015 Final action: 12/3/2015
Title: A. INCREASING the Life of Project (LOP) Budget on the Regional Connector Project by $131.8 million, from $1,420 million to $1551.8 million; B. INCREASING the Regional Connector FY16 Budget by $20 million; C. AUTHORIZING the CEO to execute Contract Modification No. 32 to Contract C0980, Regional Connector Constructors (RCC) for additional utility work and schedule recovery measures, in an amount not-to-exceed $49,000,000, increasing the total contract price from $986,177,590 to $1,035,177,590; and D. AUTHORIZING the CEO to execute Contract Modification No. 33 to Contract C0980, Regional Connector Constructors (RCC) for the addition of a fan plant at the wye junction, in an amount not-to-exceed $12 million, increasing the total contract price from $1,035,177,590 to $1,047,177,590. Upon Board approval of this recommendation and execution of Modification no. 33, staff will cancel Modification No. 4 $4.1 million. Therefore, the net effect of this additional work is $7.9 million.
Sponsors: Construction Committee
Indexes: Audit, Board approved Contract, City of Los Angeles, Construction, Construction completed, Contractors, Contracts, Design build, Downtown Los Angeles, Federal Transit Administration, Full Funding Grant Agreement, Guidelines, Light rail transit, Measure R, Measure R Cost Management Process and Policy, Metro Blue Line, Metro Exposition Line, Metro Gold Line, Project management, Regional Connector (Project), Regional Connector Transit Corridor Project, Safety, Short Range Transportation Plan, Transfers, Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act of 1998, Variance
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Procurement Summary, 2. Attachment B - DEOD Summary, 3. Attachment C - Contract Modification Authority (CMA) Summary, 4. Attachment D - Project Cost Summary by Element and LOP Variance, 5. Attachment E - Funding-Expenditure Plan, 6. Attachment F - Uniform Cost Management Process and Policy Analysis, 7. Attachment G- Regional Connector Presentation
Meeting_Body
2nd REVISED
CONSTRUCTION COMMITTEE
NOVEMBER19, 2015

Subject/Action
SUBJECT: REGIONAL CONNECTOR TRANSIT CORRIDOR PROJECT

ACTION: ESTABLISH A REVISED LIFE OF PROJECT BUDGET AND AUTHORIZE CONTRACT MODIFICATIONS TO CONTRACT C0980 TO MITIGATE COST AND SCHEDULE IMPACTS

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RECOMMENDATION

Title
A. INCREASING the Life of Project (LOP) Budget on the Regional Connector Project by $131.8 million, from $1,420 million to $1551.8 million;

B. INCREASING the Regional Connector FY16 Budget by $20 million;

C. AUTHORIZING the CEO to execute Contract Modification No. 32 to Contract C0980, Regional Connector Constructors (RCC) for additional utility work and schedule recovery measures, in an amount not-to-exceed $49,000,000, increasing the total contract price from $986,177,590 to $1,035,177,590; and

D. AUTHORIZING the CEO to execute Contract Modification No. 33 to Contract C0980, Regional Connector Constructors (RCC) for the addition of a fan plant at the wye junction, in an amount not-to-exceed $12 million, increasing the total contract price from $1,035,177,590 to $1,047,177,590. Upon Board approval of this recommendation and execution of Modification no. 33, staff will cancel Modification No. 4 $4.1 million. Therefore, the net effect of this additional work is $7.9 million.

Issue
ISSUE

In May 2014, the Metro Board awarded the C0980 contract to RCC for $927.23 million, and established a life of project budget for the project at $1,420 million, including $92.7 million in contingency. Since contract award, several significant costs have been incurred which have eroded project contingency. Furthermore, FTA requested a project contingency analysis be performed which indicated that additional contingency is required to complete the project. The staff recommendation includes additional funding of $132 million to cover cost growth on the project and to replenish contingency. Staff intends to aggressively manage all areas of th...

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