as amended, Chiu. Construction Manager/General Contractor method: regional transportation
begin delete agencies: ramps.end delete
Existing law authorizes regional transportation agencies, as defined, to use the Construction Manager/General Contractor project delivery method, as specified, to design and construct certain expressways that are not on the state highway system if: (1) the expressways are developed in accordance with an expenditure plan approved by voters, (2) there is an evaluation of the traditional design-bid-build method of construction and of the Construction Manager/General Contractor method, and (3) the board of the regional transportation agency adopts the method in a public meeting.
This bill would authorize
begin delete regional transportation agencies also to use this authority on ramps that are not on the state highway system, as specified.end delete The bill would also remove the requirement that begin delete theend delete project be developed in accordance with an expenditure plan approved by voters.
Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: no. State-mandated local program: no.
The people of the State of California do enact as follows:
Section 6971 of the Public Contract Code is amended
For purposes of this chapter, the following definitions
24(a) “Construction manager” means a partnership, corporation,
25or other legal entity that is able to provide appropriately licensed
26contracting and engineering services as needed pursuant to a
27Construction Manager/General Contractor method contract.
28(b) “Construction Manager/General Contractor method” means
29a project delivery method in which a construction manager is
30procured to provide preconstruction services during the design
P3 1phase of the project and construction services during the
2construction phase of the project. The contract for construction
3services may be entered into at the same time as the contract for
4preconstruction services, or at a later time. The execution of the
5design and the construction of the project may be in sequential
6phases or concurrent phases.
7(c) “Preconstruction services” means advice during the design
8phase, including, but not limited to, scheduling, pricing, and
9phasing to assist the regional transportation agency to design a
10more constructible project.
11(d) “Project” means the construction of an expressway or ramp
12that is not on the state highway system.
22(e) “Regional transportation agency” means any of the
24(1) A transportation planning agency described in Section 29532
25or 29532.1 of the Government Code.
26(2) A county transportation commission established under
27Section 130050, 130050.1, or 130050.2 of the Public Utilities
29(3) Any other local or regional transportation entity that is
30designated by statute as a regional transportation agency.
31(4) A joint exercise of powers authority established pursuant to
32Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 6500) of Division 7 of Title
331 of the Government Code, with the consent of a transportation
34planning agency or a county transportation commission for the
35jurisdiction in which the transportation project will be developed.
36(5) A local transportation authority created or designated
37pursuant to Division 12.5 (commencing with Section 131000) or
38Division 19 (commencing with Section 180000) of the Public
P4 1(6) The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority established
2pursuant to Part 12 (commencing with Section 100000) of Division
310 of the Public Utilities Code.
Section 6972 of the Public Contract Code is amended
(a) A regional transportation agency may utilize the
9Construction Manager/General Contractor method of procurement
10to design and construct projects pursuant to this section.
11(b) A regional transportation agency may enter into a
12Construction Manager/General Contractor contract pursuant to
13this chapter after evaluation of the traditional design-bid-build
14method of construction and of the Construction Manager/General
15Contractor method and the board of the regional transportation
16agency affirmatively adopts the procurement strategy in a public
18(c) The entity responsible for the maintenance of the local
19and roads within the jurisdiction of the expressway shall be
20responsible for the maintenance of the expressway.