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File #: 2018-0576   
Type: Contract Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 8/28/2018 In control: Construction Committee
On agenda: 10/18/2018 Final action:
Title: CONSIDER: A. FINDING that awarding a design-build contract pursuant to Public Utilities Code Section 130242(a) will achieve certain private sector efficiencies in the integration of design, project work, and components related to real property renovation, improvements, and construction work for Project 204094, Division 21 Midway Yard, Main Shop, Blowdown Modification; and (REQUIRES A 2/3 VOTE OF THE BOARD) B. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to solicit and award low bid design-build contracts for renovations, improvements, and construction for Division 21 Midway Yard, Main Shop, Blowdown Modification, pursuant to Public Utilities Code Section 130242.
Sponsors: Construction Committee
Indexes: Bids, Construction, Contract administration, Contracts, Design build, Div 21 Midway Yard, Main Shop, Blowdown Modification (Project), Division 21, Metro Gold Line, Metro Rail L Line, Procurement, Program management, Project, Project delivery, Project management, Safety, Strategic planning
Related files: 2018-0712
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CONSTRUCTION COMMITTEE
OCTOBER 18, 2018

Subject
SUBJECT: DIVISION 21 MIDWAY YARD, MAIN SHOP, BLOWDOWN MODIFICATION

Action
ACTION: APPROVE USE OF DESIGN-BUILD CONTRACTING DELIVERY

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
CONSIDER:

A. FINDING that awarding a design-build contract pursuant to Public Utilities Code Section 130242(a) will achieve certain private sector efficiencies in the integration of design, project work, and components related to real property renovation, improvements, and construction work for Project 204094, Division 21 Midway Yard, Main Shop, Blowdown Modification; and

(REQUIRES A 2/3 VOTE OF THE BOARD)

B. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to solicit and award low bid design-build contracts for renovations, improvements, and construction for Division 21 Midway Yard, Main Shop, Blowdown Modification, pursuant to Public Utilities Code Section 130242.
Issue
ISSUE

Metro is authorized to enter into design-build contracts pursuant to Public Utilities Code Section 130242. This section requires that the Board make the finding set forth in Recommendation A. This action is in conformance with Metro's typical business process and procedures for award of low-bid design-build contracts.

Background
BACKGROUND

Project 204094 was created to address capital improvements at Division 21 Midway Yard, including the main yard and car cleaning platform. The proposed work is to upgrade various fixed infrastructure and equipment to meet Corporate Safety standards for shop equipment and to comply with environmental requirements. Responsibility for overseeing the improvements moved from Rail Fleet Services in Operations to Program Management in July 2018.

Discussion
DISCUSSION

The primary benefit of the design-build process is a shortened project schedule where the design-builder is able to start construction while the design is being completed. Other possible benefits include additional efficiencies in project management, administration...

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