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Background information on City Council approved transporation projects on March 11, 2014

Published On: Mar 11 2014 04:52:28 PM CDT
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That the City Manager be authorized to sign a Local Transportation Project Advance Funding Agreement by and between the City of El Paso and the State of Texas, acting by and through the Texas Department of Transportation, for the installation of a Bluetooth System to measure the wait times at the Paso Del Norte Port of Entry, for a total project amount of $129,516.60 with the City contributing $24,918 towards the project. District 8

That the City Manager be authorized to sign a Local Transportation Project Advance Funding Agreement by and between the City of El Paso and the State of Texas, acting by and through the Texas Department of Transportation, for the installation of a Bluetooth System to measure the wait times at the Stanton Street Port of Entry, for a total project amount of $129,516.60 with the City contributing $24,918 towards the project. District 8

That the City Manager be authorized to sign a Local Transportation Project Advance Funding Agreement by and between the City of El Paso and the State of Texas, acting by and through the Texas Department of Transportation, for the reconstruction of intersections at Mesa & Resler, Viscount & Hawkins, Mesa & Sunland Park, Saul Kleinfeld & Montwood, Saul Kleinfeld & Pebble Hills, Viscount & Montwood, Airport & Founders, and Airport & Cassidy to include left turn lanes with modifications or additions to traffic control devices and pedestrian safety enhancements, for a total project amount of $1,617,450.00 with a contribution by the City of $135,960.00. District 1, 2, 3, 5, 6 and 8

That the City Manager be authorized to sign a Local Transportation Project Advance Funding Agreement by and between the City of El Paso and the State of Texas, acting by and through the Texas Department of Transportation, for the dedication and segregation of one bridge lane to be converted into a permanent Ready Lane at the Paso Del Norte Port of Entry, for a total project amount of $107,803.00 with a contribution by the City of $9,125.38. District 8


That the City Manager be authorized to sign a Local Transportation Project Advance Funding Agreement by and between the City of El Paso and the State of Texas, acting by and through the Texas Department of Transportation, for the design and construction of a roundabout at the Paso Del Norte Port of Entry, for a total project amount of $927,105.80 with a contribution by the City of $78,478.26. District 8


That the City Manager be authorized to sign a Local Transportation Project Advance Funding Agreement by and between the City of El Paso and the State of Texas, acting by and through the Texas Department of Transportation, for the construction or reconstruction of railroad crossings in the Five Points and Medical Center of the Americas Quiet Zone areas, to include gates, approaches, signals, and pedestrian crossings, for a total project amount of $2,183,600.00 with a contribution by the city of $183,656.00. Districts 2, 3, 8

That the City Manager be authorized to sign a Local Transportation Project Advance Funding Agreement by and between the City of El Paso and the State of Texas, acting by and through the Texas Department of Transportation, for the reconfiguration of the Zaragoza Port of Entry passenger and ready lane to increase the number of lanes from 5 to 6, for a total project amount of $323,409.00 with a contribution by the City of $27,376.14. District 6


That the City Manager be authorized to sign a Local Transportation Project Advance Funding Agreement by and between the City of El Paso and the State of Texas, acting by and through the Texas Department of Transportation, for the rehabilitation of the Kansas Street Bridge. The City is contributing $16,609.00 toward the $377,483.00 project. District 8

That the City Manager be authorized to sign a Local Transportation Project Advance Funding Agreement by and between the City of El Paso and the State of Texas, acting by and through the Texas Department of Transportation, for the rehabilitation of the Santa Fe Street Bridge. The City is contributing $17,367.00 toward the $394,749.00 project. District 8

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