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File #: 2020-0267   
Type: Informational Report Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 3/31/2020 In control: Construction Committee
On agenda: 5/21/2020 Final action:
Title: AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to: A. Execute Contract Modification No. 11 to Contract No. PS-2020-1055 with Dr. Geoffrey R. Martin for the continuation of Tunnel Advisory Panel Services, in an amount not-to-exceed $910,475, increasing the total contract value from $2,090,006 to $3,000,481 and extend the contract from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2023; B. Execute Contract Modification No. 6 to Contract No. PS-8510-2493 with Dr. Edward J. Cording, for the continuation of Tunnel Advisory Panel Services, in an amount not-to-exceed $923,457, increasing the total contract value from $2,075,778 to $2,999,235 and extend the contract from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2023; and C. Negotiate and Execute sole source Contract No. PS-1620-1000, with Dr. Thomas O'Rourke, for Tunnel Advisory Panel Services, in an amount not-to-exceed $947,457, from June 1, 2020 to June 30, 2023.
Sponsors: Construction Committee
Indexes: Alameda Corridor East, Alignment, American Public Transportation Association, Century City, City of Los Angeles, Construction, Construction engineering, Crenshaw Northern Extension (Project), Design build, East Los Angeles, Eastside Extension Phase Ii (Project), Environmental Impact Report, Environmental impact statements, Excavation and tunneling, Gold Line Eastside Transit Corridor Phase 2, Groundwater, Hollywood, Informational Report, Knowledge, Long Range Transportation Plan, Los Angeles International Airport, Measure M, Measure R, Metro Blue Line, Metro Crenshaw Line, Metro Exposition Line, Metro Gold Line, Metro Purple Line, Metro Red Line, Mitigation, Procurement, Regional Connector (Project), Regional Connector Transit Corridor Project, Safety, San Fernando Valley, Sepulveda Pass Transit Corridor, Sepulveda Transit Corridor (Project), Station 612, Station 616, Station operations, Subway stations, Underground construction, Underground structures, West Santa Ana Branch Corridor - Administration, Westside Subway Ext (Project), Westside Subway Extension Section 2 (Project), Westside Subway Extension/Purple Line Extension Phase 1, Westside Subway Extension/Purple Line Extension Phase 2, Westside Subway Extension/Purple Line Extension Phase 3, Westside Subwy Ext. Section 3 (Project), Zoning
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Procurement Summary, 2. Attachment B - Contract Modification - Change Log, 3. Attachment C - DEOD Summary
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CONSTRUCTION COMMITTEE
MAY 21, 2020

Subject
SUBJECT: TUNNEL ADVISORY PANEL

Action
ACTION: CONTRACT MODIFICATION

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to:

A. Execute Contract Modification No. 11 to Contract No. PS-2020-1055 with Dr. Geoffrey R. Martin for the continuation of Tunnel Advisory Panel Services, in an amount not-to-exceed $910,475, increasing the total contract value from $2,090,006 to $3,000,481 and extend the contract from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2023;

B. Execute Contract Modification No. 6 to Contract No. PS-8510-2493 with Dr. Edward J. Cording, for the continuation of Tunnel Advisory Panel Services, in an amount not-to-exceed $923,457, increasing the total contract value from $2,075,778 to $2,999,235 and extend the contract from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2023; and

C. Negotiate and Execute sole source Contract No. PS-1620-1000, with Dr. Thomas O'Rourke, for Tunnel Advisory Panel Services, in an amount not-to-exceed $947,457, from June 1, 2020 to June 30, 2023.

Issue
ISSUE

LACMTA is currently planning, designing or constructing rail transit projects with extensive underground engineering and construction that involve complex geotechnical and tunneling issues. Some of the current active projects include the Westside Purple Line Extension Section 1, Section 2 and Section 3 Projects, Regional Connector Transit Corridor Project, Eastside Transit Corridor Phase 2 Project, Sepulveda Transit Corridor Project, West Santa Ana Branch Transit Corridor Project and Crenshaw Northern Extension Project. Los Angeles County has challenging geologic, seismic and tunneling conditions and deep underground station construction, with some through fault rupture zones, tar impregnated soil, toxic gasses, and high concentration of methane. While LACMTA has extensive experience from both staff and engineering consultants, there is the need for a Tunnel Advisory Panel (TAP) to provide expert advice and review of this ...

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