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File #: 21-332    Version: 1
Type: Action Item Status: Passed
In control: City Council
On agenda: 7/26/2021 Final action: 7/26/2021
Title: Local Agency Agreement with the Oregon Department of Transportation for Traffic Signal Upgrades on Commercial Street SE between Madrona Avenue SE and Robins Lane SE Ward(s): Wards 3, 4 Councilor(s): Leung, Phillips Neighborhood(s): Faye Wright, Morningside, South Gateway Result Area(s): Safe and Reliable Infrastructure
Attachments: 1. Local Agency Agreement No. 34661, 2. Project Location Map
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TO:                      Mayor and City Council   

THROUGH:                      Steve Powers, City Manager   

FROM:                      Peter Fernandez, PE, Public Works Director  

                                          

SUBJECT:

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Local Agency Agreement with the Oregon Department of Transportation for Traffic Signal Upgrades on Commercial Street SE between Madrona Avenue SE and Robins Lane SE    

 

Ward(s): Wards 3, 4    

Councilor(s):  Leung, Phillips    

Neighborhood(s):  Faye Wright, Morningside, South Gateway    

Result Area(s): Safe and Reliable Infrastructure  

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SUMMARY:

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Funds have been allocated for traffic signal upgrades on Commercial Street SE between Madrona Avenue SE and Robins Lane SE by the Oregon Department of Transportation through the State Funded Local Project Program (Agreement, Attachment 1).  Upgrades will be made to the intersections shown in the Project Location Map (Attachment 2) and will include the replacement of substandard signal heads; installation of high visibility reflectorized backplates; replacement of signal heads with new signal heads with flashing yellow arrows; and implementation of the “Pedestrian Phase” feature to limit left-turn conflicts with pedestrians crossing the street.

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ISSUE:

 

Shall Council authorize the City Manager to execute a Local Agency Agreement with the Oregon Department of Transportation to fund the design and construction of traffic signal upgrades on Commercial Street SE between Madrona Avenue SE and Robins Lane SE?   

 

 

RECOMMENDATION:

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Authorize the City Manager to execute a Local Agency Agreement with the Oregon Department of Transportation to fund the design and construction of traffic signal upgrades on Commercial Street SE between Madrona Avenue SE and Robins Lane SE.    

 

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FACTS AND FINDINGS:

 

The improvements identified in the Local Agency Agreement are for facilities owned and operated by the City. Design work will begin in 2022 and construction is scheduled for 2024.  Key highlights of the agreement are as follows:

                     The estimated cost for the work to be performed under this Agreement is $757,900.

 

                     The State will reimburse up to $698,935.38 (92.22%) of the cost.

 

                     The City’s estimated share of the cost is $58,964.62 and the funds are budgeted in the FY 21-22 Capital Construction Budget and the FY 2022-2026 Capital Improvement Plan.

The City is solely responsible for costs incurred in excess of the project estimate.    

 

 

                     Brian D. Martin, PE     

                     City Engineer    

 

Attachments:

1. Local Agency Agreement No. 34661

2. Project Location Map