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File #: 2017-0177   
Type: Program Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 3/13/2017 In control: Planning and Programming Committee
On agenda: 1/16/2019 Final action:
Title: AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to execute Modification No. 4 to Contract No. PS2415-34120 with STV, Inc. for the Brighton to Roxford Double Tracking (B2R) Project in the amount of $2,203,529, increasing the total contract value from $12,633,429 to $14,836,958.
Sponsors: Planning and Programming Committee
Indexes: Bob Hope Airport, Brighton To Roxford Double Track (Project), Burbank, Contracts, Double track, East San Fernando Valley Light Rail Project, East San Fernando Valley Transit Corridor, East Sfv Transit Corridors (Project), Glendale, Lancaster, Los Angeles Union Station, Measure R, Metro Rail A Line, Metrolink, Metrolink Antelope Valley Line, Palmdale, Pedestrians, Procurement, Program, Project, Railroad commuter service, Safety, San Fernando Valley Service Sector, Santa Clarita, State Of Good Repair, Strategic planning, Sun Valley, Sylmar
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Procurement Summary, 2. Attachment B - Contract Modification - Change Order, 3. Attachment C - DEOD Summary
Related files: 2019-0035
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PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE
JANUARY 16, 2019

Subject
SUBJECT: BRIGHTON TO ROXFORD DOUBLE TRACKING PROJECT (B2R DESIGN)

Action
ACTION: AUTHORIZE CONTRACT MODIFICATION

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to execute Modification No. 4 to Contract No. PS2415-34120 with STV, Inc. for the Brighton to Roxford Double Tracking (B2R) Project in the amount of $2,203,529, increasing the total contract value from $12,633,429 to $14,836,958.

Issue
ISSUE

On July 26, 2018, the Board approved programming $11,528,416 for professional services for the B2R project to accommodate the changes necessary to accommodate the East San Fernando Valley Transit Corridor (ESFVTC) Project and a new pedestrian underpass for the Burbank Airport North Metrolink Station as well as incorporate changes related to safety improvements and state of good repair of the existing at-grade crossings, tracks and signals. With the previously approved programmed funds, staff is requesting authorization to modify the existing Contract No. PS2415-34120 with STV, Inc. for the B2R Project in the amount of $2,203,529.

Background
BACKGROUND

The Metrolink Antelope Valley Line is the only commuter rail service serves Burbank Airport North station, Sun Valley, Sylmar/San Fernando, the cities Santa Clarita, Palmdale, Lancaster and unincorporated Los Angeles County. Amtrak also provides inter-city rail service to Glendale and Burbank. The Metrolink Antelope Valley line is approximately 62 percent on single track. The existing single track starts from CP Brighton in Burbank to Lancaster is operationally challenging due to safety, scheduling, inability to recover from incidents and service delays. A single track system is equivalent to a one lane road with bi-directional traffic.

Discussion
DISCUSSION

The B2R Project will provide a second commuter rail main line track from Control Point (CP) Brighton in Burbank to CP Roxford in Sylmar on the Metrol...

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