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Construction Committee Agenda*

Location & Date

Metro Board Room, One Gateway Plaza, 3rd Floor, Los Angeles
Thursday, February 20, 2014 11:15 a.m.

Agenda

Call to Order

Directors

Don Knabe, Chair
Mark Ridley-Thomas, Vice Chair
Jacquelyn Dupont-Walker
Gloria Molina
Pam O’Connor
Carrie Bowen, non-voting member

Officers

Arthur T. Leahy, Chief Executive Officer
Michele Jackson, Board Secretary
Karen Gorman, Ethics Officer
Karen Gorman, Acting Inspector General
County Counsel, General Counsel

39. RECEIVE report by the Caltrans District Director on Delivery of Projects on I-5.

40. CONSIDER:

A. authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to negotiate and execute a contract modification to Contract C0974 with McCarthy Building Companies, Inc., for the integration of a PV energy system into the Division 13 projectin an amount not to exceed $1,921,223, increasing the total contract value from $75,123,179 to $77,044,402; and

B. approving an increase in Contract Modification Authority for Contract No. C0947 in the amount of $1,921,223, increasing the total CMA from $7,336,480.30 to $9,257,703.

41. CONSIDER:

A. adopting an initial cumulative Life-of-Project budget of $8.9M per the January 2014 Receive and File Report for the Gate Latching Feasibility to fund further study, implementation and equipment supply on Crenshaw/LAX ($7.8M) and Expo Phase II 4th Street Terminus Station ($1.1M) – see separate Expo Board Report (Item 42)

B. authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to negotiate and execute Contract Modifications to Contract C0988 with Walsh/Shea Corridor Constructors to design and installation/fare gates at the four Crenshaw/LAX at-grade stations in an amount not to exceed $4,000,000, increasing the total contract value from $1,275,333,478 to $1,279,333,478; and

C. approving an increase in Contract Modification Authority (CMA) for Contract No. C0988 in the amount of $4,000,000 increasing the total CMA from $127,699,993 to $131,699,993.

41.1 MOTION BY DIRECTORS O’CONNOR, YAROSLAVSKY AND NAJARIAN that the Metro Board of Directors authorize the CEO to include in the FY 14-15 Metro Budget the funding to perform the following staff recommendations consistent within the NFPA Section 130 guidelines and requirements:

A. Expo Phase 1: perform detailed engineering analysis (Physical Layout, Quantities Analysis, Queuing Analysis, and Exit calculations) for eight at-grade stations.

B. Expo Phase 1: re-evaluate the proposed cost of implementing fare gates at three aerial stations and look for ways to reduce those cost. Return to the board with a revised budget. 

C. Expo Phase 2: initiate detailed engineering analysis (Physical Layout, Quantities Analysis, Queuing Analysis, and Exit Calculations) for three at-grade stations.

D. Foothill Extension: initiate detailed engineering analysis (Physical Layout, Quantities Analysis, Queuing Analysis, and Exit Calculations) for eight at-grade stations.

E. Crenshaw /LAX: Complete a detailed engineering analysis (Physical Layout, Quantities Analysis, Queuing Analysis, and Exit Calculations) for four at-grade stations.

42. AUTHORIZE design and installation of Security/Fare Gates for the Expo Phase 2 Terminus Station at 4th Street currently under construction.

43. CONSIDER:

A. authorizing a programmatic Contract Modification (a.k.a. Cost Change Orders, CCO) for a change in the Soundwall Block by Caltrans for the I-5 South HOV Widening from the I-605 to the Orange County Line (OCL) under Funding Agreement No. MOU P0004292 and MOU P0006376A in an amount not to exceed $3,500,000 without an increase in the project budget to continue construction and minimize project delays; and

B. authorizing a programmatic Contract Modification (a.k.a. Cost Change Orders, CCO) for Segment 4 construction contract to address the dense soil conditions in this segment of the I-5 South HOV Widening from the I-605 to the OCL under Funding Agreement No. MOU P0004292 in an amount not to exceed $3,000,000 without an increase in the project budget to continue construction and minimize project delays.

44. RECEIVE AND FILE status report on the Los Angeles Construction Market Analysis.

45. RECEIVE AND FILE monthly status report on the Airport Metro Connector and the ongoing coordination between Metro and Los Angeles World Airports.

(ALSO ON PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE)

46. RECEIVE Transit Project Delivery Executive Director’s Report.

47. RECEIVE oral report on Project Budget and Schedule Status.

48. RECEIVE report of the Chief Executive Officer.

Consideration of items not on the posted agenda, including: items to be presented and (if requested) referred to staff; items to be placed on the agenda for action at a future meeting of the Committee or Board; and/or items requiring immediate action because of an emergency situation or where the need to take immediate action came to the attention of the Committee subsequent to the posting of the agenda.

COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC ON ITEMS OF PUBLIC INTEREST WITHIN COMMITTEE’S SUBJECT MATTER JURISDICTION

ADJOURNMENT

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