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File #: 2016-0096   
Type: Contract Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 2/1/2016 In control: System Safety, Security and Operations Committee
On agenda: 9/15/2016 Final action:
Title: AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to: A. AWARD a firm fixed unit rate Contract No. FSP57678900B60 to Freeway Towing for Metro Freeway Service Patrol (FSP) heavy duty towing services Beat 60 in the amount of $5,255,700 for 60 months; and B. AWARD a firm fixed unit rate Contract No. FSP5769100B61 to All City Towing for Metro Freeway Service Patrol (FSP) heavy duty towing services Beat 61 in the amount of $4,741,020 for 60 months. C. INCREASE the FY17 budget in Cost Center 3352 in the amount of $2,019,002.
Indexes: Budget, Budgeting, Certification, Contractors, Contracts, Freeway Service Patrol (Project), Freeway service patrols, Metro Center Street Project, Metro ExpressLanes, Metro Freeway Service Patrols, Procurement, Proposition A, Proposition C, Towing vehicles
Attachments: 1. ATTACHMENT A PROCUREMENT SUMMARY.pdf, 2. ATTACHMENT B FSP Beat Map .pdf, 3. ATTACHMENT C DEOD SUMMARY.pdf
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SYSTEM SAFETY, SECURITY AND OPERATIONS COMMITTEE
SEPTEMBER 15, 2016

Subject/Action
SUBJECT: METRO FREEWAY SERVICE PATROL

ACTION: APPROVE RECOMMENDATIONS

Heading
RECOMMENDATIONS

Title
AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to:

A. AWARD a firm fixed unit rate Contract No. FSP57678900B60 to Freeway Towing for Metro Freeway Service Patrol (FSP) heavy duty towing services Beat 60 in the amount of $5,255,700 for 60 months; and

B. AWARD a firm fixed unit rate Contract No. FSP5769100B61 to All City Towing for Metro Freeway Service Patrol (FSP) heavy duty towing services Beat 61 in the amount of $4,741,020 for 60 months.

C. INCREASE the FY17 budget in Cost Center 3352 in the amount of $2,019,002.

Issue
ISSUE

Recommendations A and B will replace two expiring heavy duty tow service contracts. Recommendation C increases the FY17 Freeway Service Patrol (FSP) budget due to initial project contract expenses.
Discussion
DISCUSSION

The Metro FSP Big Rig service is an integral part of the countywide FSP program and is currently provided on two major large commercial truck corridors, the I-710 (Beat 60) and the SR-91 (Beat 61) freeways. The award of these two contracts will enable Metro to continue to provide a valuable tool in the region's on-going efforts to address congestion created by these larger vehicles.
FSP Big Rig provides free roadside assistance and towing services to disabled vehicles larger than 6,000 Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR). Each beat consists of two roving vehicles, a heavy-duty tow truck and a heavy-duty utility truck, that patrol their respective freeway segments on weekdays from 5 am to 7 pm. The services provided by FSP Big Rig are similar to the services provided by the FSP light duty service and include providing fuel, water, minor repair services, and towing assistance. FSP Big Rig drivers performed 3,087 assists in 2015.
The FSP Big Rig service is part of the larger Metro FSP program which also provides ligh...

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