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Inquiry #1: In regards to Sections 2-1.33B(2)(b)(ii) and 2-1.33B(2)(b)(iii), I would like clarification on what Caltrans considers the final day to submit DBE commitment, DBE confirmation and DBE good faith effort documentation, since the 5th day after the bid opening is Sunday, May 6, 2018.
Inquiry submitted 04/09/2018

Response #1:
(#1)-Your inquiry has been received and is being reviewed.

Response posted 04/09/2018


Response #2:
Your attention is directed to note "b" in the table "Bid Form Submittal Schedule for a Non-Informal Bid Federal-Aid Contract with a DBE Goal" in section 2-1.33B(2) of the Special Provisions and to the definition of ?holiday? in section 1-1.07 of the Standard Specifications.
Response posted 04/25/2018




Inquiry #2: There is no item for Asphaltic Emulsion (Bonded Wearing Course), it is it the intent to include it the BWC item?
Inquiry submitted 04/23/2018

Response #1:
(#2)-Your inquiry has been received and is being reviewed.

Response posted 04/23/2018


Response #2:
An addendum has been issued to address this bidder inquiry. Please refer to Addendum No. 2, issued on Thursday, April 26, 2018.
Please bid per the current contract documents.
Response posted 04/26/2018




Inquiry #3: ITEM #50, RAIL ELEMENT WALL:
Are the Guardrail elements to be used in the Retaining Wall to be new, or may used elements from Item # 90, Remove Guardrail, be utilized?

Inquiry submitted 04/23/2018

Response #1:
(#3)-Your inquiry has been received and is being reviewed.

Response posted 04/24/2018


Response #2:Your attention is directed to Section 47-4 of the Special Provisions.
Response posted 04/24/2018




Inquiry #4: Based on CalTran's standard specifications the (2) 144"x90" C47B signs required on this project are to be mounted on Laminated Wood Box Posts (LWBP). 2015 CalTrans standard specifications section 82-3.02D states that these are a department furnished item. Where will the contractor be able to pick up the LWBP from and will the department have these readily available to the contractor?
Inquiry submitted 04/26/2018

Response #1:(#4)-Your inquiry has been received and is being reviewed.
Response posted 04/26/2018


Response #2:
Your attention is directed to section 82-3.01 and 82-3.02 of the Special Provisions and bid item #86 of the Bid Item List.

Response posted 04/26/2018


Response #3:
Your attention is directed to section 82-3.01 and 82-3.02 of the Special Provisions and bid item #86 of the Bid Item List.

Response posted 04/26/2018




Inquiry #5: Section 83-11.02E(1) of the special provisions states that on the guardrail adjustment that the posts must be removed and then reinstalled with sand bedding to get the posts to the new proper height. Removing these posts will destroy the fiber weed mat that is sealed around each post. How is the existing fiber weed mat to be treated during this adjustment and also where the terminals are to be reset?
Inquiry submitted 04/30/2018

Response #1:
Your inquiry has been received and is being reviewed. If a response is not posted before bid opening addressing your inquiry, please bid per the current contract documents.
Response posted 04/30/2018


Response #2:
Your attention is directed to Section 5-1.36 of the Revised Standard Specifications.
Response posted 05/01/2018


Response #3:
An addendum has been issued to address this bidder inquiry. Please refer to Addendum No. 3, issued on Tuesday May 01, 2018.
Please bid per the current contract documents.
Response posted 05/01/2018




Inquiry #6: The link for the DBE forms is actually a paper bid book for this project. Can you post the corrected link so that contractors can submit the required post-bid DBE paperwork? Thank you
Inquiry submitted 05/08/2018

Response #1:
(#6)-Your inquiry has been received and is being reviewed.
Response posted 05/08/2018


Response #2:
Your attention is directed to contract documents.
For submitting DBE documents, please refer to Special Provisions:
Section 1-1.11 (websites-addresses) and
Section 2-1.33A GENERAL.
Please bid per the current contract documents.
Response posted 05/08/2018


The information provided in the responses to bidder inquiries is not a waiver of Section 2-1.07, "JOB SITE AND DOCUMENT EXAMINATION" of the Standard Specifications or any other provision of the contract, nor to excuse the contractor from full compliance with the contract. Bidders are cautioned that subsequent responses or contract addenda may change a previous response.


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