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File #: 2018-0529   
Type: Program Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 8/7/2018 In control: Ad Hoc Congestion, Highway and Roads Committee
On agenda: 10/17/2018 Final action:
Title: CONSIDER: A. APPROVING $35.048 million of additional programming within the capacity of the Measure R 20% Highway funds saved at the completion of the I-5/SR-14 HOV direct connector project to be allocated to the following North County highway operational improvement projects (Attachment A): 1. Sierra Highway Traffic Signal Improvement Project in the amount of $565,000; 2. Vista Canyon Road Bridge between Soledad Canyon Road and Lost Canyon Road in the amount of $20,000,000; 3. Vista Canyon Transit Center and Metrolink Station in the amount of $4,000,000; 4. SR-138 (SR-14) Avenue K Interchange in the amount of $9,297,500; and 5. SR-138 Palmdale Blvd South Bound SR-14 Ramps in the amount of $1,186,250; B. AUTHORIZING the CEO or his designee to negotiate and execute all necessary agreements for the approved projects.
Sponsors: Ad Hoc Congestion, Highway and Roads Committee
Indexes: "Hot Spots" Program, Budget, Debt, I-5, Interchanges, Intersections, Lancaster, Measure R, Metrolink, Metrolink Antelope Valley Line, Palmdale, Program, Project, Ramps (Interchanges), Safety, Santa Clarita, Southern California Highways, SR-138, SR-14, Strategic planning, Traffic signals, Transit centers
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Projects Location Map, 2. Attachment B - I-5/SR-14 Interchange Subregional Reprogramming Projects
Related files: 2018-0712
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AD HOC CONGESTION, HIGHWAY AND ROADS COMMITTEE
OCTOBER 17, 2018

Subject
SUBJECT: NORTH COUNTY SUBREGIONAL REPROGRAMMING OF SURPLUS FUNDS FROM THE I-5/SR14 HOV DIRECT CONNECTOR PROJECT

Action
ACTION: APPROVE RECOMMENDATION

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
CONSIDER:

A. APPROVING $35.048 million of additional programming within the capacity of the Measure R 20% Highway funds saved at the completion of the I-5/SR-14 HOV direct connector project to be allocated to the following North County highway operational improvement projects (Attachment A):

1. Sierra Highway Traffic Signal Improvement Project in the amount of $565,000;

2. Vista Canyon Road Bridge between Soledad Canyon Road and Lost Canyon Road in the amount of $20,000,000;

3. Vista Canyon Transit Center and Metrolink Station in the amount of $4,000,000;

4. SR-138 (SR-14) Avenue K Interchange in the amount of $9,297,500; and

5. SR-138 Palmdale Blvd South Bound SR-14 Ramps in the amount of $1,186,250;

B. AUTHORIZING the CEO or his designee to negotiate and execute all necessary agreements for the approved projects.

Issue
ISSUE

On July 19, 2017, the Metro Board of Directors certified the completion of the I-5/SR-14 HOV Direct Connector Project (#2017-0384). This action also authorized the release of $85.8 million of unspent Measure R 20% highway funds from the project to other eligible highway operational improvements in the North County Subregion.

On May 24, 2018, the Metro Board of Directors approved $50.046 million in Measure R 20% Highway Funds (#2018-0172) for 3 eligible projects in the North County Subregion for the Cities of Lancaster and Palmdale and County of Los Angeles, leaving a balance of $35.753 million.

This report recommends programming $35.048 million of the remaining funds to other eligible projects in the North County Subregion.

Background
BACKGROUND

As part of the 2008 Measure R half cent sales tax, Line 26 of the expenditure plan allocated $90.8 mill...

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