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File #: 2021-0675   
Type: Budget Status: Passed
File created: 10/11/2021 In control: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting
On agenda: 12/2/2021 Final action: 12/2/2021
Title: CONSIDER: A. ESTABLISHING a Life of Project (LOP) budget in the amount of $156,437,550 million for the Rosecrans/Marquardt Grade Separation Project; and B. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to approve the award of and execute all contracts and agreements within the LOP budget for the Rosecrans/Marquardt Grade Separation Project.
Sponsors: Construction Committee
Indexes: Amtrak, Bicycle lanes, Bridge construction, Budget, California High Speed Rail, Certification, Construction, Construction Acquisitions, Construction Support, Contracts, Easements, Franchises, Gateway Cities (Southeast LA County) Service Sector, Grade separations, Intersections, Metrolink, Procurement, Project, Property acquisition, Proposition 1a, Rosecrans & Marquardt Grade Seperation (Project), Safety, Santa Fe Springs, Start of first construction, Uniforms
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Life of Project Budget Cash Flow, 2. Attachment B - Project Funding Plan, 3. File Summary
Meeting_Body
CONSTRUCTION COMMITTEE
NOVEMBER 18, 2021


Subject
SUBJECT: ROSECRANS/MARQUARDT GRADE SEPARATION PROJECT

Action
ACTION: APPROVE RECOMMENDATIONS

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
CONSIDER:

A. ESTABLISHING a Life of Project (LOP) budget in the amount of $156,437,550 million for the Rosecrans/Marquardt Grade Separation Project; and

B. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to approve the award of and execute all contracts and agreements within the LOP budget for the Rosecrans/Marquardt Grade Separation Project.

Issue
ISSUE

The Rosecrans Marquardt Grade Separation Project has completed 100% final design plans, and it is currently in procurement for construction. Staff is requesting board approval of the LOP, which includes all phases of the project from environmental, planning and design to construction, including all third party and soft costs. The Rosecrans/Marquardt Grade Separation Project is fully funded with $156,437,550 in federal, state and local funds.

Background
BACKGROUND
The Rosecrans Marquardt Grade Separation Project (RM Project) is comprised of a new bridge overpass at the Rosecrans Avenue and Marquardt Avenue in the City of Santa Fe Springs that will separate the vehicular and pedestrians from the BNSF owned rail corridor. The Rosecrans Avenue and Marquardt Avenue grade crossing experiences a high volume of vehicular traffic with approximately 45,000 vehicles traveling through this grade crossing daily along with 130 Metrolink and Amtrak passenger trains and BNSF freight trains. This is equivalent to a train traveling through this crossing approximately every 10 minutes. In addition, this grade crossing traverses this intersection diagonally, which results in poor sight distance between roadway and railroad vehicles. With such heavy traffic on diagonal grade crossing configuration, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) identified the Rosecrans Avenue and Marquardt Avenue grade crossing as one of the most hazard...

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