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File #: 22-4564    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Contract - Amendment Status: Passed
File created: 7/22/2022 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 8/2/2022 Final action: 8/2/2022
Title: Request for approval of a change in contract with Third Coast Services, LLC in connection with final construction of Traffic Signal Rebuild - PCT 4 - Package No. 1 - 2019, adding 20 calendar days, with a deduction in the amount of $51,951.37, Job No. 20/0250-1, UPIN 19208MF18J01, Precincts 1 & 3, MWDBE Contracted Goal: 0% (project was awarded prior to launch of County's M/WBE Program).
Department: County Engineer
Department Head/Elected Official: Milton Rahman, PhD, P.E., PMP, CFM, County Engineer

Regular or Supplemental RCA: Regular RCA

Type of Request: Contract - Amendment

Project ID (if applicable): Job No. 20/0250
Vendor/Entity Legal Name (if applicable): Third Coast Services, LLC

MWDBE Contracted Goal (if applicable): 0%
MWDBE Current Participation (if applicable): N/A
Justification for 0% MWDBE Participation Goal: N/A - project was awarded prior to launch of County's M/WBE Program

Request Summary (Agenda Caption):
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Request for approval of a change in contract with Third Coast Services, LLC in connection with final construction of Traffic Signal Rebuild - PCT 4 - Package No. 1 - 2019, adding 20 calendar days, with a deduction in the amount of $51,951.37, Job No. 20/0250-1, UPIN 19208MF18J01, Precincts 1 & 3, MWDBE Contracted Goal: 0% (project was awarded prior to launch of County's M/WBE Program).
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Background and Discussion:

Project includes Rebuild traffic signals at Aldine Westfield at E. Louetta Rd., Aldine Westfield at Hirschfield Rd., and West Little York at Gessner Rd. Change includes reconciliation of actual quantities used in construction with the estimated quantities included for bidding purposes (major reduced items include extra quantities of fiber optic cable and conduit not required to complete the project). Change also includes a new item and an additional 20 days for hydro-excavation required to locate existing utilities in potential conflict with the proposed signal foundations and new items for audible push button assemblies.

Expected Impact:

Change allows for a non-destructive means to identify the locations of existing underground utilities and the substitution of audible push-button assemblies to accommodate the newly adopted pedestrian facility requirements.

Alternative Options:

Eliminate the facilities in potential conflict with utilities from the scope of the project and maintain the origin...

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