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File #: 20-2752   
Type: Capital Improvements
In control: City Council A Session
On agenda: 6/4/2020
Posting Language: Ordinance approving an Advanced Funding Agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation, accepting reimbursement in an estimated amount of $18,876,000.00 from TxDOT for construction-related expenses and authorizing payment in the amount of $266,729.00 to TxDOT for administrative oversight of federal funds for the South Zarzamora Street Overpass at Union Pacific Railroad and Frio City Road, a 2017 Bond and federally funded project, located in Council District 5. Funds are available from the 2017 General Obligation Bond Program and are included in the FY 2020 - FY 2025 Capital Improvement Program. [Roderick Sanchez, Assistant City Manager; Razi Hosseini, Director, Public Works]
Attachments: 1. S Zarzamora St - TxDoT Project Map.pdf, 2. AFA_0915-12-617 S Zarzamora (002) (003).pdf, 3. Draft Ordinance, 4. Ordinance 2020-06-04-0352
DEPARTMENT: Public Works


DEPARTMENT HEAD: Razi Hosseini, P.E., R.P.L.S.


COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: Council District 5


SUBJECT:

Advance Funding Agreement: South Zarzamora Street Overpass at Union Pacific Railroad and Frio City Road (2017 Bond Project)


SUMMARY:

An ordinance approving the execution of an Advanced Funding Agreement between the City of San Antonio and the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), accepting reimbursement in an estimated amount not to exceed $18,876,000.00 from TxDOT for construction-related expenses and authorizing payment in the amount not to exceed $266,729.00 to TxDOT for administrative oversight of federal funds for the South Zarzamora Street Overpass at Union Pacific Railroad and Frio City Road project, a 2017 Bond and federally funded project, located in Council District 5. Funds are available from the 2017 General Obligation Bond Program and are included in the FY 2020 - FY 2025 Capital Improvement Program.


BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

Project Background
On May 6, 2017, voters approved the 2017 Bond Program which authorized $10,000,000.00 for the South Zarzamora Street Overpass at Union Pacific Railroad and Frio City Road Project located in Council District 5. This Project was selected for funding through the Alamo Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (AAMPO) as a Local Agency Managed (LAM) project by TxDOT and the City of San Antonio. LAM projects are managed by the City, but receive federal funds administered through TxDOT.

The South Zarzamora Street Overpass at Union Pacific Railroad and Frio City Road project will provide for the construction of a bridge on Zarzamora Street crossing the Union Pacific Railroad tracks to Frio City Road from U.S. Highway 90 to Jennings Avenue. The City will design and construct the improvements leveraging funding from TxDOT. The funds paid to TxDOT by the City are for costs associated with oversight for administration of the federal funds. Project construction is an...

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