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File #: 2016-0002   
Type: Contract Status: Passed
File created: 1/4/2016 In control: Planning and Programming Committee
On agenda: 3/16/2016 Final action: 3/24/2016
Title: AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to execute: A. Modification No. 3 to Contract No. PS2415-3172 for Southern California Regional Interconnector Project (SCRIP) with HDR, Engineering, Inc. to provide environmental and preliminary engineering services for the expansion of SCRIP to include the Los Angeles Union Station Master Plan passenger concourse and accommodate high speed rail (HSR), increasing the total contract value by $17,641,953, from $30,637,404 to a not to exceed amount of $48,279,357; and B. an Agreement with the California State High Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) up to a maximum amount of $15 million for SCRIP for the accommodation of HSR.
Sponsors: Construction Committee
Indexes: Board approved a Motion, Board approved Contract, Budgeting, Burbank, California High Speed Rail, California High Speed Rail Authority, Contracts, Environmental Impact Report, High speed rail, Los Angeles Union Station, Metrolink, Motion / Motion Response, Preservation, Procurement, Project, Railroad commuter service, San Fernando Valley Service Sector, Southern California Regional Interconnector Project (Project), Union Station Master Plan
Attachments: 1. Attachment A Procurement Summary, 2. Attachment B - Contract Modification Change Log.pdf, 3. Attachment C - DEOD Summary.pdf, 4. Attachment D - CHSRA Letter & Board Resolution
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PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE
MARCH 16, 2016

Subject/Action
SUBJECT: SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA REGIONAL INTERCONNECTOR PROJECT

ACTION: APPROVE RECOMMENDATIONS

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to execute:

A. Modification No. 3 to Contract No. PS2415-3172 for Southern California Regional Interconnector Project (SCRIP) with HDR, Engineering, Inc. to provide environmental and preliminary engineering services for the expansion of SCRIP to include the Los Angeles Union Station Master Plan passenger concourse and accommodate high speed rail (HSR), increasing the total contract value by $17,641,953, from $30,637,404 to a not to exceed amount of $48,279,357; and

B. an Agreement with the California State High Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) up to a maximum amount of $15 million for SCRIP for the accommodation of HSR.


Issue
ISSUE

In October 2015, the Board approved the expansion of SCRIP to include the Los Angeles Union Station (LAUS) Master Plan passenger concourse and accommodate a HSR system in LAUS provided that a written financial agreement or a master cooperative agreement was received by the CHSRA. On February 16, 2016, the CHSRA Board approved a motion to execute a contract with the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) to share project development cost for SCRIP up to a maximum of $15 million (Refer to Attachment D).

Discussion

DISCUSSION
Contract Modification No. 3 is required in order to expand SCRIP to include the passenger concourse and accommodate HSR. As staff advised the Board in October 2015, by integrating the passenger concourse and accommodating HSR, it will provide a cost savings of up to $300 million by minimizing throw-away costs if SCRIP and the passenger concourse projects were to be built separately, reducing construction schedule and impacts, and enhancing passenger connectivity to all transportation services.

In April 2014, the Board authorized staff...

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