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File #: 2018-0238   
Type: Contract Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 4/25/2018 In control: Ad Hoc Congestion, Highway and Roads Committee
On agenda: 9/27/2018 Final action:
Title: AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to execute a three-year, firm fixed price Contract No. AE51890000 to WKE, Inc. in the amount of $21,771,625 for Architectural and Engineering (A&E) services for the preparation of Plans, Specifications and Estimates (PS&E) for SR-57/SR-60 Interchange Improvements, subject to resolution of protest(s), if any.
Sponsors: Ad Hoc Congestion, Highway and Roads Committee
Indexes: Construction, Contracts, Diamond Bar, Federal Highway Administration, Grant Aid, Interchanges, Measure M, Procurement, Professional Services, Program, Project, Safety, Senate Bill 1, Southern California Highways, SR-57, Sr-57/Sr-60 Interchnage Improvements (Project), SR-60
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Procurement Summary.pdf, 2. Attachment B - DEOD Summary.pdf, 3. Attachment C - Project Location Map
Related files: 2018-0673, 2018-0502
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Meeting_Body
REGULAR BOARD MEETING
SEPTEMBER 27, 2018

Subject
SUBJECT: PLANS, SPECIFICATIONS AND ESTIMATES (PS&E) FOR
SR-57/SR-60 INTERCHANGE IMPROVEMENTS

Action
ACTION: APPROVE RECOMMENDATION

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to execute a three-year, firm fixed price Contract No. AE51890000 to WKE, Inc. in the amount of $21,771,625 for Architectural and Engineering (A&E) services for the preparation of Plans, Specifications and Estimates (PS&E) for SR-57/SR-60 Interchange Improvements, subject to resolution of protest(s), if any.

Issue
ISSUE

Metro, in collaboration with Caltrans, the San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments (SGVCOG), and the Cities of Diamond Bar and Industry, is leading improvements to the SR-57/SR-60 Interchange to alleviate operational deficiencies and improve mobility and safety along both roadways. This contract award will enable Metro to complete the PS&E for the proposed improvements in the eastbound direction of the SR-57/SR-60 interchange (Attachment C).

Discussion
DISCUSSION

The SR-57 and SR-60 are major freeways and important interregional transportation and goods movement corridors in Los Angeles County. They meet in the Cities of Industry and Diamond Bar in the San Gabriel Valley and share the same alignment, or confluence, for over one mile. Within this confluence is the Grand Avenue interchange. This segment experiences severe congestion because of high truck volumes and numerous weaving movements between the SR-57 and SR-60 and traffic entering and exiting Grand Avenue. Higher than statewide average accident and injury rates occur in several locations within the limits of the proposed improvements. Project Approval and Environmental Document (PA&ED) phase was completed and approved by Caltrans in October 2013.

Recognizing the need for corrective measures at the SR-57/SR-60 interchange, this project is funded in part by Measure M and the Metro Board approved plac...

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