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File #: 20-1719   
Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/17/2020 In control: Public Works - Highway and Bridge Maintenance Division
On agenda: 10/20/2020 Final action:
Title: MOTION TO APPROVE Railroad Reimbursement Agreement between Broward County, Florida Department of Transportation, and South Florida Regional Transportation Authority for rehabilitation and maintenance of the railroad crossing at NW 48th Street in the City of Deerfield Beach, at an estimated cost of $767,169 to the County; and authorize the Mayor and Clerk to execute same. (Commission Districts 2 and 4)
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 - Agreement NW 48th Street_Final, 2. Exhibit 2 - Location Map
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Broward County Commission Regular Meeting
Director's Name: Steve Hammond (Acting Director)
Department: Public Works Division: Highway and Bridge Maintenance

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Requested Action
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MOTION TO APPROVE Railroad Reimbursement Agreement between Broward County, Florida Department of Transportation, and South Florida Regional Transportation Authority for rehabilitation and maintenance of the railroad crossing at NW 48th Street in the City of Deerfield Beach, at an estimated cost of $767,169 to the County; and authorize the Mayor and Clerk to execute same. (Commission Districts 2 and 4)

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Why Action is Necessary
Board of County Commissioners' approval is required to enter into a legal agreement with the Florida Department of Transportation and South Florida Regional Transportation Authority.

What Action Accomplishes
Authorizes the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority to reconstruct the railroad crossing at NW 48th Street and formalizes the responsibilities of the Florida Department of Transportation, South Florida Regional Transportation Authority, and the County with regard to the project.

Is this Action Goal Related
No

Previous Action Taken
None.

Summary Explanation/Background
PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT/HIGHWAY AND BRIDGE MAINTENANCE DIVISION RECOMMENDS APPROVAL.

On April 2, 1996 (Item No. 6), the Board of County Commissioners approved a tri-party agreement between Broward County, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) and CSX Transportation, Inc. (CSX) for the construction and maintenance of a new rail crossing at NW 48th Street, a County road in the City of Deerfield Beach. Under the agreement, FDOT funded the construction costs; Broward County became responsible for maintenance costs of the road outside of the railroad tracks; and CSX became responsible to perform the maintenance of the crossing.

Since opening for public use more than 20 years ago, the condition of the NW 48th Street rail crossing has deteriorat...

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