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File #: 23-6625    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Contract - Amendment Status: Passed
File created: 11/2/2023 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 11/14/2023 Final action: 11/14/2023
Title: Request for approval of a First Amendment with EPIC Transportation Group, LP to update the traffic conditions study and modeling of the Sam Houston Tollway Northeast from IH 69N to South of US 90 to meet the goals of the Barrier-Free HCTRA program and increase compensation and payment for this effort in the amount of $147,000 (Precincts 1, 2, & 3). MWDBE Contracted Goal: 35%, MWDBE Current Participation: 100%.
Attachments: 1. 23-6625 - EPIC TRANSPORTATION GROUP_Amendment_NO_1(Signed)

Department: Toll Road Authority

Department Head/Elected Official: Roberto Treviño, P.E., Executive Director

 

Regular or Supplemental RCA: Regular RCA

Type of Request: Contract - Amendment

 

Project ID (if applicable): N/A

Vendor/Entity Legal Name (if applicable): EPIC Transportation Group, LP

 

MWDBE Contracted Goal (if applicable): 35%

MWDBE Current Participation (if applicable): 100%

Justification for 0% MWDBE Participation Goal:  N/A - Goal is not 0% and is listed above

 

Request Summary (Agenda Caption):

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Request for approval of a First Amendment with EPIC Transportation Group, LP to update the traffic conditions study and modeling of the Sam Houston Tollway Northeast from IH 69N to South of US 90 to meet the goals of the Barrier-Free HCTRA program and increase compensation and payment for this effort in the amount of $147,000 (Precincts 1, 2, & 3). MWDBE Contracted Goal: 35%, MWDBE Current Participation: 100%.

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Background and Discussion:

The September 27, 2022 Commissioners Court approved the execution of an agreement with EPIC Transportation Group, LP for Traffic Modeling and Engineering services to provide corridor travel demand and system analysis for the Hardy Toll Road North Segment #9 (Precincts 1, 2, & 3) in Harris County.

 

This action is to add the Sam Houston Tollway Northeast from IH 69N to South of US 90 to the scope of work to ensure consistency with the Barrier-Free HCTRA program.

 

Expected Impact:

The professional service contract will permit HCTRA to support the system planning, engineering, sustainability, tolling, and development of business rules for the conversion to All-Electronic Tolling.

 

Alternative Options:

No other recommended services for this identified need.

 

Alignment with Goal(s):

_ Justice and Safety

_ Economic Opportunity

_ Housing

_ Public Health

X Transportation

_ Flooding

_ Environment

_ Governance and Customer Service

 

Prior Court Action (if any):

Date

Agenda Item #

Action Taken

6/14/2022

#116

Court Approved Request to Negotiate Agreement with EPIC Transportation Group, LP

9/27/2022

#158

Court Approves Contract Agreement with EPIC Transportation Group, LP

 

Location:

Address (if applicable): N/A

Precinct(s): Precincts 1, 2, & 3

 

Fiscal and Personnel Summary

Service Name

Tolling Solutions

 

FY 24

FY 25

Next 3 FYs

Incremental Expenditures (do NOT write values in thousands or millions)

Labor Expenditures

$

$

$

Non-Labor Expenditures

$147,000

$

$

Total Incremental Expenditures

$147,000

$

$

Funding Sources (do NOT write values in thousands or millions)

Existing Budget

Revenue - TRA

$147,000

$

$

Choose an item.

$

$

$

Choose an item.

$

$

$

Total Current Budget

$147,000

$

$

Additional Budget Requested

Choose an item.

$

$

$

Choose an item.

$

$

$

Choose an item.

$

$

$

Total Additional Budget Requested

$

$

$

Total Funding Sources

$147,000

$

$

Personnel (Fill out section only if requesting new PCNs)

Current Position Count for Service

-

-

-

Additional Positions Requested

-

-

-

Total Personnel

-

-

-

 

Anticipated Court Date:  November 14, 2023

Anticipated Implementation Date (if different from Court date):  N/A

Emergency/Disaster Recovery Note: Not an emergency, disaster, or COVID-19 related item

Contact(s) name, title, department:  Nicole Stuttz, Chief of Staff, Harris County Toll Road Authority

Attachments (if applicable):  Engineering Service Agreement & Scope of Services