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File #: 19-830    Version: 1
Type: Change Order Status: Passed
File created: 8/22/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/17/2019 Final action: 9/17/2019
Title: Approve the award of Change Order #1 to Contract 16-135, Design Engineering Services for the North Aurora Road Underpass, to TranSystems Corporation for an amount not to exceed $57,372 and a total award of $2,023,898.35
Attachments: 1. Original Award
CITY COUNCIL AGENDA ITEM

ACTION REQUESTED:
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Approve the award of Change Order #1 to Contract 16-135, Design Engineering Services for the North Aurora Road Underpass, to TranSystems Corporation for an amount not to exceed $57,372 and a total award of $2,023,898.35
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DEPARTMENT: Transportation, Engineering and Development

SUBMITTED BY: William J. Novack, Director

BOARD/COMMISSION REVIEW:
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BACKGROUND:
The North Aurora Road Underpass at the Wisconsin Central/CN Railroad Improvement project (CIP# BR005) is a joint effort between the Cities of Naperville, Aurora and Naperville Township. The scope of the project includes constructing a new bridge structure that will accommodate two through traffic lanes in each direction and left turn lanes into adjacent properties; provide sidewalk and bicycle facilities; add streetlighting, and correct existing flooding issues.

In December 2016, City Council awarded Contract 16-135 to perform design engineering services for the improvements to the North Aurora Road Underpass at the CN/Wisconsin Central Railroad to TranSystems Corporation. The consultant is working with staff to complete the improvement plans, coordinate with various utilities, secure permits, and provide land acquisition services for properties adjacent to the project.

Construction of the project is expected to begin in 2021 at an estimated cost of approximately $28 million. The Illinois Commerce Commission will contribute $12 million from the Crossing Safety Improvement Program. Another $9.8 million in federal funding is pending final approval from the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning's Shared Fund program. The balance of the construction costs will be split amongst the three local agencies and the railroad.

DISCUSSION:
As the design of the project has progressed, various items that were not anticipated in the original scope of the consultant's contract have been identified. These items include:

* Illinois Commerce Commission/Railroa...

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