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File #: 20-644    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Calendar Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/17/2020 In control: Council and Authorities Concurrent Meeting
On agenda: 9/1/2020 Final action: 9/1/2020
Title: Action on Award of Contract for the Scott Boulevard (Garrett Dr. - Central Expwy.) Traffic Signal Interconnect and Coordination Project (CE 18-19-15) [Council Pillar: Deliver and Enhance High Quality Efficient Services and Infrastructure]
Attachments: 1. Location Map, 2. Bid Summary
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Action on Award of Contract for the Scott Boulevard (Garrett Dr. - Central Expwy.) Traffic Signal Interconnect and Coordination Project (CE 18-19-15) [Council Pillar: Deliver and Enhance High Quality Efficient Services and Infrastructure]
Report
BACKGROUND
As part of the traffic signal management program, capital improvement projects (CIPs) are planned for replacing obsolete traffic signal controller cabinets, interconnecting signalized intersections, and connecting traffic signals to the City's Traffic Management Center (TMC) at City Hall to allow efficient traffic signal operation and travel time improvements. In 2018, the City received a Transportation Fund for Clean Air (TFCA) grant in the amount of $200,000 for Scott Boulevard (Garrett Drive - Central Expressway) Traffic Signal Interconnect and Coordination (Project). On February 5, 2019 (Agenda Item 2.C), the City Council authorized the City Manager to execute the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority Congestion Management Program TFCA Agreement FY 2018/19 to receive the grant and approved the transfer of $310,000 for a required local match to this Project.

The Project consists of installing traffic signal interconnect conduits, fiber optic cables, controller cabinets and other appurtenances along Scott Boulevard from Garrett Drive to Central Expressway, including fiber optic splicing and testing (Location Map, Attachment No. 1).

DISCUSSION
On July 8, 2020, bids were opened via video conference for construction of the Project. Five bids were received ranging from $207,649.31 to $355,291.60. The Bid Summary is included as Attachment No. 2. The bids included a base bid for the project improvements and two add alternates: 1) Installation of Traffic Monitoring Camera System and 2) Installation of Travel Time Bluetooth Reader System. The add alternates were established so that if costs came in too high, they could be deleted from the Project. Based on the bid results, s...

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