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File #: 2016-0134   
Type: Contract Status: Passed
File created: 2/5/2016 In control: Construction Committee
On agenda: 3/17/2016 Final action: 3/24/2016
Title: APPROVE: A. INCREASING the Life of Project Budget (LOP) Budget for Metro Red Line Universal City Pedestrian Bridge (CP 809382) by $2,285,000 from $27,300,000 to $29,585,000; B. INCREASING the Contract Modification Authority (CMA) for Contract C1043 with Griffith Company in the amount of $577,000 from $2,542,000 to $3,119,000; and C. AMENDING the FY16 Budget by $4,406,000 from $9,732,000 to $14,138,000 as shown in Attachment D.
Sponsors: Construction Committee
Indexes: American Association Of State Highway And Transportation Officials, Bridge construction, Budget, Budgeting, Construction, Construction completed, Construction management, Contractors, Contracts, Metro Rail A Line, Metro Rail B Line, Metro Red Line, Pedestrians, Procurement, Project, Proposition A, Universal City/Studio City Station, Universalcity Station Pedestrian Bridge (Project)
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Procurement Summary, 2. Attachment B - Contract Modification - Change Order Log, 3. Attachment C - DEOD Summary, 4. Attachment D - Funding Expenditure Plan for Project 809382
Meeting_Body
CONSTRUCTION COMMITTEE
MARCH 17, 2016

Subject/Action
SUBJECT: UNIVERSAL CITY PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE

ACTION: AUTHORIZATION FOR LIFE OF PROJECT BUDGET AND CONTRACT MODIFICATION AUTHORITY

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
APPROVE:

A. INCREASING the Life of Project Budget (LOP) Budget for Metro Red Line Universal City Pedestrian Bridge (CP 809382) by $2,285,000 from $27,300,000 to $29,585,000;

B. INCREASING the Contract Modification Authority (CMA) for Contract C1043 with Griffith Company in the amount of $577,000 from $2,542,000 to $3,119,000; and

C. AMENDING the FY16 Budget by $4,406,000 from $9,732,000 to $14,138,000 as shown in Attachment D.

Issue
ISSUE

Design/Build Contract No. C1043 was awarded to Griffith Company in the amount of $21,425,000 on November 14, 2013. The original schedule for completion of the project was January 9, 2016. As of this report, the project is approximately 85% complete and is scheduled to open for revenue service on or before April 6, 2016.
The approved LOP budget was based on the 30% complete design prepared during the Project Development phase of the project. Project staff have been working diligently to complete the project within the approved budget; however, the LOP as established prior to Contract notice-to-proceed (NTP) has been determined to be inadequate given the complexity of the project.
During the course of construction there were numerous unanticipated design issues and differing site conditions which resulted in significant impact to the project budget and scheduled completion date. Additionally, construction management and staff oversight has increased in cost due to the above issues, including multiple shifts, weekend work, and a significantly mitigated construction schedule. This mitigated schedule has been deemed necessary as it is a more cost-effective approach to project completion and also ensures substantial completion of the bridge construction prior to the opening of NBC Universal's 'Harry...

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