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File #: 2019-0195   
Type: Contract Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 3/28/2019 In control: Construction Committee
On agenda: 5/16/2019 Final action:
Title: INCREASE the Life of Project Budget for Patsaouras Bus Plaza Station Project (CP Number 202317) by $11,120,000, increasing the Life of Project Budget from $39,793,000 to $50,913,000.
Sponsors: Construction Committee
Indexes: Construction, Contract administration, Contractors, Contracts, Design build, Express lanes, Los Angeles Union Station, Patsaouras Plaza Busway Station, Patsaouras Plaza Station Improvements (Project), Professional Services, Project delivery, Project management, Strategic planning, Subcontractors, Testing
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - PBPS Archaological Features Location Map, 2. Attachment B - August 2018 Board Box PBPS Archaeological and Native American Issues, 3. Attachment C - Procurement Summary.pdf, 4. Attachment D - Contract Modification/Change Log.pdf, 5. Attachment E - LOP Funding and Expenditure Plan.pdf
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CONSTRUCTION COMMITTEE
MAY 16, 2019

Subject
SUBJECT: PATSAOURAS BUS PLAZA STATION PROJECT

Action
ACTION: APPROVE LIFE-OF-PROJECT BUDGET INCREASE

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
INCREASE the Life of Project Budget for Patsaouras Bus Plaza Station Project (CP Number 202317) by $11,120,000, increasing the Life of Project Budget from $39,793,000 to $50,913,000.

Issue
ISSUE

The Patsaouras Bus Plaza Station Project (PBPS) Life of Project (LOP) budget requires an increase of $11,120,000 in order to pay for project staff and consultants during a 384 calendar day construction suspension due to archaeological and Native American issues and compensate the construction contractor for a negotiated settlement regarding such delays and completion of project construction.
Background
BACKGROUND

The PBPS project is among the most complex design, construction and construction management activities undertaken by Metro. It is being built in a small, congested area with ongoing street, freeway and transit operations. This was exacerbated by the fact that PBPS scope, schedule, cost and quality were strongly influenced by historical and archeological discoveries to the extent not experienced in recent memory on a Metro project. Monthly reporting to the Board indicated the potential for impact to the LOP budget and project schedule, which are now being submitted to the Board for approval.

Discussion
DISCUSSION

As with the design project environment, construction uncertainty and complexity shaped the PBPS project environment leading to significant time and cost overruns due to discovering thirty-seven (37) archaeological features, including numerous human and Native American remains, within the project site (see Attachment A). Some important discoveries are not only within the confines of the PBPS project site but also part of an extension of a significant adjacent archaeological site at Metropolitan Water District and Union Station (CA-LAN-1575/H). Examp...

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