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File #: 2019-932    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/1/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 10/15/2019 Final action:
Title: STATUS UPDATE FOR PROJ. 919: WILMINGTON AVENUE INTERCHANGE MODIFICATION AT THE I-405 FREEWAY (CITY COUNCIL)
Sponsors: Public Works
Attachments: 1. Exh No. 1 (Exist and Future)
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Report to Mayor and City Council
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Consent


SUBJECT:
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STATUS UPDATE FOR PROJ. 919: WILMINGTON AVENUE INTERCHANGE MODIFICATION AT THE I-405 FREEWAY (CITY COUNCIL)

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I. SUMMARY

The Carson Successor Agency and the City Council are undertaking Project No. 919: Wilmington Avenue Interchange Modification at the I-405 Freeway. The project includes the construction of a new northbound on-ramp, widening Wilmington Avenue from 223rd Street to 220th Street, modifying the existing southbound on-ramp, and constructing a right-turn lane from Wilmington Avenue northbound to 223rd Street eastbound by widening the existing bridge over the Dominguez Channel (Exhibit No. 1). The project also includes a renovated grade crossing at the Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR) right of way.
As of February 2018, the contractor had completed 95% of the project, but completion has been delayed while working to resolve a complex UPRR grade crossing signal communication issue between UPRR and Caltrans. Staff is providing an update on Project 919: Wilmington Avenue Interchange Modification at the I-405 Freeway as materials are expected to arrive mid-October and the contractor will commence the balance of the work soon thereafter. The majority of the project will be completed by December 2019.

II. RECOMMENDATION
Recommendation

TAKE the following action:
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III. ALTERNATIVES

TAKE another action the City Council deems appropriate, consistent with the requirements of the law.

IV. BACKGROUND

As of February 2018, approximately 95% of the improvements per the original plans and specifications including changes due to field conditions and changes requested by the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) have been completed. Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR) has also completed the majority of their scope of work at the railroad grade crossing on Wilmington Avenue adjacent to the I-405 freeway southbound on/off ramps.
Although UPRR'...

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