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File #: 15-14725    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Business Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 11/25/2020 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 12/14/2020 Final action:
Title: CityLYNX Gold Line Phase 2 Contract Amendment #2
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Title
CityLYNX Gold Line Phase 2 Contract Amendment #2

Action
Action:
Authorize the City Manager to negotiate and execute contract amendment #2 for $1,700,000 with AECOM Inc (formerly URS Corporation - North Carolina) for design services during construction.

Body
Staff Resource(s):
John Lewis, CATS
Phil Reiger, General Services

Explanation
* The CityLYNX Gold Line Phase 2 project will extend the CityLYNX Gold Line Phase 1 project by 2.5 miles from the Charlotte Transportation Center west to French Street in the Historic West End and east from Novant Hospital to Sunnyside Avenue in Elizabeth in Council Districts 2 and 1 respectively.
* This phase will include 11 additional stops, six modern streetcars, level-boarding for passengers, art integration into stop shelters and vehicles, realignment of Frazier Avenue in West End in Council District 2, and Reconstruction of Hawthorne Lane Bridge in Elizabeth in Council District 1.
* On May 5, 2014, with prior City Council authorization, the city entered into a contract with AECOM Inc (formerly URS Corporation - North Carolina) for $6,721,965 for consultancy services for the Gold Line Phase 2 project.
* On June 22, 2015, City Council approved amendment #1 with AECOM Inc in the amount of $7,699,479 to advance design, to prepare final bid documents and specifications, and for design services during construction for the project.
* Amendment #2 provides design services during construction as well as assistance with project certification, start-up and testing, and final project close-out activities to bring this project to completion.
* The new value of the contract, including amendment #2, is 16,121,444.
* The value of this amendment may be recovered in the final close-out of the project and the contract with the prime contractor for the Gold Line Streetcar Project.
* The project is anticipated to be complete and open for Revenue Service by second quarter 2021; however, project close out is anticipated to extend in...

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