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File #: 20-1408    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 10/14/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 12/8/2020 Final action: 12/8/2020
Title: Department of Transportation recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign the following agreements between the California Department of Transportation and County of El Dorado as related to the U.S. 50 / Camino Area Safety Project, CIP 71319/36104015: 1) Freeway Agreement 03-ED-050-PM 20.5/25.8 defining responsibilities of County roads Between East City Limit of Placerville and 0.5 Mile East of Snows Road Undercrossing; and 2) Project Specific Maintenance Agreement for the Pondorado Road Undercrossing Agreement ED-50-PM 23.81 to identify the maintenance responsibilities of County for the improvements of the project. FUNDING: Regional Surface Transportation Program Exchange Funds-Rural-EDCTC (52%), Traffic Impact Mitigation Fee - Hwy 50 (37%), State Transportation Impact Mitigation Fee (10%), Road Fund/Discretionary (1%). (State and Local Funds)
Attachments: 1. A - Approved Contract Route Sheets, 2. B - Freeway Agmt 03-ED-050-PM 20.5_25.8, 3. C - Maintenance Agmt ED-50-PM 23.81, 4. FE PSMA with ED County SR 50 PM 23.81 Pondorado Rd Undercrossing Executed 12-22-2020
Related files: 15-0217, 19-0152, 19-0996
Title
Department of Transportation recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign the following agreements between the California Department of Transportation and County of El Dorado as related to the U.S. 50 / Camino Area Safety Project, CIP 71319/36104015:
1) Freeway Agreement 03-ED-050-PM 20.5/25.8 defining responsibilities of County roads Between East City Limit of Placerville and 0.5 Mile East of Snows Road Undercrossing; and
2) Project Specific Maintenance Agreement for the Pondorado Road Undercrossing Agreement ED-50-PM 23.81 to identify the maintenance responsibilities of County for the improvements of the project.

FUNDING: Regional Surface Transportation Program Exchange Funds-Rural-EDCTC (52%), Traffic Impact Mitigation Fee - Hwy 50 (37%), State Transportation Impact Mitigation Fee (10%), Road Fund/Discretionary (1%). (State and Local Funds)
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The need for safety improvements to the U.S. Highway 50 Camino Corridor have been identified as a priority by the County and Department of Transportation (Transportation), the El Dorado County Transportation Commission (EDCTC), and California Department of Transportation (Caltrans). The U.S. 50 / Camino Area Safety Project (Project) will provide the necessary safety improvements within this corridor. The Project’s Project Study Report (PSR) identifies improvements including two proposed undercrossings of U.S. Highway 50 east of Camino Heights Drive, to improve traffic circulation and safety in the area, particularly during daily peak hour traffic. Also included is a concrete median barrier separating eastbound and westbound traffic. The completed Project is anticipated to result in substantial safety improvements reducing the number and severity of accidents in the area. The PSR included several alternative configurations and design of improvements that were determined during the environmental review and planning phase. The Project alternatives have been modified...

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