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File #: 34501    Version: 1 Name: Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute agreements with the State of Wisconsin Department of Transportation for cost sharing for the traffic signal modifications at the Aberg Avenue and Shopko Drive intersection.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/17/2014 In control: BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS
On agenda: 8/5/2014 Final action: 8/5/2014
Enactment date: 8/7/2014 Enactment #: RES-14-00587
Title: Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute agreements with the State of Wisconsin Department of Transportation for cost sharing for the traffic signal modifications at the Aberg Avenue and Shopko Drive intersection.
Sponsors: Larry Palm
Attachments: 1. 5992-09-75,76, Dane County,AbergAve,SMA.PDF
Fiscal Note
Total project cost is $261,918. The State/Federal cost is $235,726 and the City of Madison's share of the total cost, which is included in the Traffic Engineering Division's Capital Improvement Plan, is approximately $26,192. Construction is planned in 2017.

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Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute agreements with the State of Wisconsin Department of Transportation for cost sharing for the traffic signal modifications at the Aberg Avenue and Shopko Drive intersection.

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The City of Madison and the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WDOT) propose to enter into a cost sharing agreement for the design and construction of the proposed signal modification project at the intersection of Aberg Avenue and Shopko Drive.

The agreements with the WDOT for cost sharing define the terms under which the City is awarded federal funds, and the agreements require that the City of Madison indemnify the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. City APM 1-1 requires Common Council approval whenever the City indemnifies another party.

WHEREAS, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WDOT) administers the Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) and has approved a safety project for the City of Madison at the intersection of Aberg Avenue and Shopko Drive, designed to reduce accidents at this intersection; and

WHEREAS, the modifications will include new traffic signals over each lane and upgrades to the traffic signal cabinet and detection system, and is planned for construction in the year 2017; and

WHEREAS, design and construction are eligible for 90% HSIP funding, and the local share of 10% will be paid by the City of Madison.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Mayor and City Clerk are hereby authorized to execute agreements for cost sharing with the State of Wisconsin Department of Transportation for traffic signal modifications at the Aberg Avenue and Shopko Drive intersection.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the...

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