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File #: 20-0599    Version: 1 Name: PW - Shoreline Drive Realignment Project D1,2
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 5/27/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/23/2020 Final action: 6/23/2020
Title: Recommendation to increase appropriations in the Capital Projects Fund Group in the Public Works Department by $2,800,000, offset by Measure R funds from the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, for the Shoreline Drive Realignment Project; and Increase appropriations in the Capital Projects Fund Group in the Public Works Department by $2,800,000, offset by a transfer of Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Measure R funds from the Capital Project Grant Fund. (Districts 1,2)
Sponsors: Public Works
Attachments: 1. 062320-R-23sr.pdf
TITLE
Recommendation to increase appropriations in the Capital Projects Fund Group in the Public Works Department by $2,800,000, offset by Measure R funds from the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, for the Shoreline Drive Realignment Project; and

Increase appropriations in the Capital Projects Fund Group in the Public Works Department by $2,800,000, offset by a transfer of Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Measure R funds from the Capital Project Grant Fund. (Districts 1,2)

DISCUSSION
The Shoreline Drive Realignment Project (Project) is the first phase of the Shoemaker Bridge Replacement Project, which will realign Shoreline Drive to create new functional park space and improve local street connections in the area. The Project is an early action project (EAP) of the I-710 Corridor Project and is compatible with the planned freeway improvements. The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, reconstructing southbound Shoreline Drive to accommodate two-way traffic, removing northbound Shoreline Drive, reestablishment of park space, conversion of 6th Street and 7th Street from one-way to two-way traffic, installation of new traffic signals, enhancement of pedestrian and bicycle circulation to the Los Angeles River, striping, and signage.

On October 11, 2016, the City Council adopted Resolution (No. RES-16-009) authorizing the City to enter into all agreements required by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) for County funds that flow to cities to support transportation projects. On March 20, 2019, the Gateway Cities Council of Governments (GCCOG) recommended approval of $2,800,000 in Measure R “Early Action” funds for design work for the Project. Allocation of construction funds will occur later in the design phase after construction costs are developed.

On June 27, 2019, the Los Angeles County MTA Board of Directors approved and programmed Measure R funds for reimbursement of...

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