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File #: 2017-0723   
Type: Contract Status: Passed
File created: 10/18/2017 In control: Planning and Programming Committee
On agenda: 11/15/2017 Final action: 11/30/2017
Title: AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to: A. AWARD AND EXECUTE a 20-month firm fixed price Contract No. PS4044200 to Sepulveda Mobility Partners, a joint venture between HNTB Corporation and WSP USA, Inc. (formerly Parsons Brinckerhoff) to prepare the Sepulveda Transit Feasibility Study and Technical Compendium, in the amount of $6,537,482.39, subject to resolution of protest(s), if any; and B. APPROVE Contract Modification Authority (CMA) for Contract No. PS4044200 in the amount of $980,622 to support the cost of any unforeseen issues that may arise during the course of the Contract.
Sponsors: Planning and Programming Committee
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Procurement Summary, 2. Attachment B - DEOD Summary, 3. Attachment C - Study Area Map.pdf, 4. Attachment D - OEI Parallel Process, 5. Attachment E - Preliminary Milestone Schedule

Meeting_Body

PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE

NOVEMBER 15, 2017

 

Subject

SUBJECT:                     SEPULVEDA TRANSIT CORRIDOR

 

Action

ACTION:                     APPROVE RECOMMENDATIONS

 

Heading

RECOMMENDATION

 

Title

AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to:

 

A.                     AWARD AND EXECUTE a 20-month firm fixed price Contract No. PS4044200 to Sepulveda Mobility Partners, a joint venture between HNTB Corporation and WSP USA, Inc. (formerly Parsons Brinckerhoff) to prepare the Sepulveda Transit Feasibility Study and Technical Compendium, in the amount of $6,537,482.39, subject to resolution of protest(s), if any; and

 

B.                     APPROVE Contract Modification Authority (CMA) for Contract No. PS4044200 in the amount of $980,622 to support the cost of any unforeseen issues that may arise during the course of the Contract.

 

Issue

ISSUE

On April 26, 2017, Metro issued a Request for Proposals (RFP No. PS40442) seeking a qualified contractor to conduct the Sepulveda Transit Feasibility Study and Technical Compendium (Study). The 20-month Study will analyze a variety of options for adding new rail transit service between the San Fernando Valley and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) (see Attachment C). The results of the Study will support initiation of the environmental review process and further consideration of a Public Private Partnership (P3) delivery method.

 

Staff is requesting Board authorization to award the Contract.

 

Background

BACKGROUND

 

The section of Interstate 405 (I-405) between the San Fernando Valley and LAX remains one of the nation’s most congested urban freeway corridors. With more than 500,000 people moving through this section every weekday, the level of congestion shows that the demand greatly exceeds the capacity of the I-405 alone. Much of this is a result of the geography of the area and the limited number of roads and public transport options running north-south through the Santa Monica Mountains and on to LAX. In 2014, the Sepulveda Transit Corridor Improvement Project completed construction of a new northbound carpool lane between the 10 and 101 Freeways, including ne