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File #: 19-0077    Version: 1 Name: 2/4/19 - Temporary Permit to Enter with Amtrak
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 2/4/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 2/4/2019 Final action: 2/4/2019
Enactment date: 2/4/2019 Enactment #: R-19-051
Title: Resolution to Authorize Execution of a Temporary Permit to Enter between the City of Ann Arbor and the National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak) for the Southside Interceptor Sanitary Sewer Diversion Project ($57,370.00)
Attachments: 1. C-1840 PTE MDOT.pdf, 2. Amtrak Railroad Access Route - 181218.pdf
Title
Resolution to Authorize Execution of a Temporary Permit to Enter between the City of Ann Arbor and the National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak) for the Southside Interceptor Sanitary Sewer Diversion Project ($57,370.00)
Memorandum
Attached for your review and approval is a resolution that authorizes execution of a temporary permit to enter between the City of Ann Arbor and the National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak) for the Southside Interceptor Sanitary Sewer Diversion Project. Also attached, please find a copy of the Temporary Permit to Enter upon State of Michigan Property.

Project Description: The Southside Interceptor Sanitary Diversion Project entails constructing an underground sanitary sewer diversion chamber to divert flow from the Southside Interceptor to the Northside Interceptor during large rain events. The diversion of the flow has been determined to be necessary based on the results of the sanitary sewer model output, flow measurements, and sanitary sewer overflows that have occurred in the past. This project when completed will maintain approximately 10 cubic feet per second of sanitary flow in the Southside Interceptor Sanitary Sewer and flow above that value will be diverted to the Northside Interceptor Sanitary Sewer that has ample capacity. This flow split will allow both sewers to function at a high level.

During the design process for this project, it became obvious that it would be necessary to occupy a portion of the MDOT-owned railroad right-of-way to allow the project's construction to proceed without undue delay or hardship. The Temporary Permit to Enter (TPE) will also allow construction equipment, materials, and personnel to be in the railroad right-of-way in order to properly execute and oversee the work.

The TPE is a standard agreement that Amtrak requires (without negotiation) all parties to execute for work performed within their right-of-way. The agreement defines each party's rights and resp...

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