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File #: 2017-0510   
Type: Contract Status: Passed
File created: 7/17/2017 In control: Construction Committee
On agenda: 9/21/2017 Final action: 9/28/2017
Title: APPROVE: A. TRANSFERING $1,250,000 in underruns from Project 204071 ( Metro Blue Line Station Refurbishments) into Project 205104 (Metro Blue Line Pedestrian Safety Enhancements at Grade Crossings Project) thereby adjusting the Life of Project (LOP) budget for Project 205104 from $30,175,000 to $31,425,000. B. INCREASING the Contract Modification Authority (CMA) for Contract C1086 with Icon West Inc. in the amount of $2,100,000 from $1,298,000 to $3,398,000.
Sponsors: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting
Indexes: Americans With Disabilities Act, Bids, Budget, Budgeting, Construction, Contractors, Contracts, Mbl Pedestrian Safety Enhancements At Grade Crossings (Project), Metro Blue Line, Metro Blue Line Station Refurbishment (Project), Pedestrian safety, Pedestrians, Plan, Procurement, Project, Ramps (Interchanges), Safety, Union Pacific Railroad
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Procurement Summary.pdf, 2. Attachment B - Contract Modification.pdf, 3. Attachment C - DEOD Summary.pdf, 4. Attachment D - Funding-Expenditure Plan.pdf
Meeting_Body
CONSTRUCTION COMMITTEE
SEPTEMBER 21, 2017


Subject
SUBJECT: METRO BLUE LINE PEDESTRIAN SAFETY ENHANCEMENTS AT GRADE CROSSINGS

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

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
APPROVE:

A. TRANSFERING $1,250,000 in underruns from Project 204071 ( Metro Blue Line Station Refurbishments) into Project 205104 (Metro Blue Line Pedestrian Safety Enhancements at Grade Crossings Project) thereby adjusting the Life of Project (LOP) budget for Project 205104 from $30,175,000 to $31,425,000.

B. INCREASING the Contract Modification Authority (CMA) for Contract C1086 with Icon West Inc. in the amount of $2,100,000 from $1,298,000 to $3,398,000.

Issue
ISSUE

The Metro Blue Line (MBL), which opened in 1990, is Metro's oldest rail line. Since its opening, Metro has continuously worked to improve safety along the line. This Pedestrian Safety Enhancement at Grade Crossing project is an important project to improve safety for the high numbers of pedestrians of all ages at the many crossings. The major feature is new train-activated pedestrian crossing gates, but also includes other improvements such as ADA warning ramps and sidewalk improvements approaching the crossings.
Although they are separate projects, both this MBL Pedestrian Safety Enhancement at Grade Crossings and the MBL Station refurbishment projects are managed together. Project 204071 (Metro Blue Line Station Refurbishments) was completed well under budget in 2016 with an underrun of approximately $6 million. The LOP budget for the Metro Blue Line Pedestrian Safety Enhancements Project (205104) was approved at the July 2015 Board in an amount of $30,175,000, which included all final design, Metro construction work and Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR) construction work. All work agreements within the UPRR right of way and license requirements for this project were executed on January 15, 2016, under the Metr...

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