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File #: 20-39    Version: 1 Name:
Type: CONSENT AGENDA Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 12/19/2019 In control: Department of Transportation
On agenda: 1/22/2020 Final action:
Title: Authorize payment to the Texas Department of Transportation for cost overruns related to the intersection and traffic signal improvements at six off-system locations: Illinois Avenue and Kiest Boulevard, Mockingbird Lane and Williamson Road, Elam Road and Prairie Creek Road, Corinth Street and Illinois Avenue, Jefferson Boulevard and Westmoreland Road, and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Holmes Street; in the amount of $206,967.09 - Financing: General Fund
Indexes: 1, 4, 5, 7, 9
Attachments: 1. Resolution, 2. TxDOT letter overage
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STRATEGIC PRIORITY: Mobility Solutions, Infrastructure, and Sustainability
AGENDA DATE: January 22, 2020
COUNCIL DISTRICT(S): 1, 4, 5, 7, 9
DEPARTMENT: Department of Transportation
EXECUTIVE: Majed Al-Ghafry
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SUBJECT

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Authorize payment to the Texas Department of Transportation for cost overruns related to the intersection and traffic signal improvements at six off-system locations: Illinois Avenue and Kiest Boulevard, Mockingbird Lane and Williamson Road, Elam Road and Prairie Creek Road, Corinth Street and Illinois Avenue, Jefferson Boulevard and Westmoreland Road, and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Holmes Street; in the amount of $206,967.09 - Financing: General Fund

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BACKGROUND

The Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP), administered by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), is designed to reconstruct and install traffic signals at high-accident intersections in the City of Dallas.

On June 28, 2017, City Council authorized a payment for the design and engineering costs of six traffic signals that included $187,835.00 as a match by Resolution No. 17-1055:

TxDOT Off-System Intersections:

* Illinois Avenue and Kiest Boulevard (CSJ 0918-47-180), (Upgrade), (CD 4)
* Mockingbird Lane and Williamson Road (CSJ 0918-47-182), (Upgrade), (CD 9)
* Elam Road and Prairie Creek Road (CSJ 0918-47-183), (Upgrade), (CD 5)
* Corinth Street and Illinois Avenue (CSJ 0918-47-184), (Upgrade), (CD 4)
* Jefferson Boulevard and Westmoreland Road (CSJ 0918-47-192), (Upgrade), (CD 1)
* Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard and Holmes Street (CSJ 0918-47-194), (Upgrade), (CD 7)

This action will authorize local matching funds of $206,967.09 to be issued as a warrant check for State construction costs and State direct costs. The total match required is $394,802.09.





Due to sharp increases in material costs, primarily in traffic signal poles and concrete since the original construction es...

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