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Inquiry #1: I do not see a prebid meeting on the Notice to Plan Holders. Will there be a prebid meeting? Section 2-1.04 applies if a mandatory prebid meeting is shown on the Notice to Bidders.
Inquiry submitted 01/03/2018

Response #1:
Your inquiry has been received and is being reviewed.
Response posted 01/03/2018


Response #2:
A pre-bid meeting is not shown on the Notice to Bidders, therefore there will not be a pre-bid meeting. Please bid per current contract documents.
Response posted 01/03/2018


Response #3:
1/12/18 An addendum has been issued to address this bidder inquiry. Please refer to Addendum No. 1, issued on Friday, January 12, 2018.
Please bid per the current contract documents.
Response posted 01/12/2018




Inquiry #2: Who do we contact to make an appt to see the inside of the existing buildings?
Inquiry submitted 01/08/2018

Response #1:
Your inquiry has been received and is being reviewed.
Response posted 01/08/2018


Response #2:
The restrooms are public and accessible. The utility space is not accessible. Details for the work in the utility space are shown on sheets 57, 58 and 59 (M1-1, M1-2, and M2-1) of the contract plans. Please bid per current contract documents.
Response posted 01/10/2018


Response #3:
1/12/18 An addendum has been issued to address this bidder inquiry. Please refer to Addendum No. 1, issued on Friday, January 12, 2018.
Please bid per the current contract documents.
Response posted 01/12/2018




Inquiry #3: What manufacturer did Caltrans base their greensand filters around in SECTION 223200 - DOMESTIC WATER FILTRATION EQUIPMENT? The spec lists a factory-authorized representative for inspection, testing, and startup.
Inquiry submitted 01/08/2018

Response #1:
Your inquiry has been received and is being reviewed.
Response posted 01/09/2018


Response #2:
Your attention is directed to Section 223200 - Domestic Water Filtration Equipment, of the project Special Provisions, for item specifications. Please bid per the current contract documents.
Response posted 01/18/2018




Inquiry #4: On sheet W3-1, note 6, it is stated that, "All above ground water pipe must be copper." On sheets W3-1 and W3-2, there are several references to galvanized steel pipe (GSP). Please clarify.
Inquiry submitted 01/09/2018

Response #1:
Your inquiry has been received and is being reviewed.
Response posted 01/09/2018


Response #2:
Please bid per the current contract documents.
Response posted 01/18/2018




Inquiry #5: Have PRD's been submitted to the state SMARTS system? What is the calculated Risk Level for this project?
Inquiry submitted 01/10/2018

Response #1:
Your inquiry has been received and is being reviewed.
Response posted 01/10/2018


Response #2:
PRD’s are not required. This project is not subject to the construction general permit. Please bid per current contract documents.
Response posted 01/16/2018




Inquiry #6: Sheet M2-1, note 1 states that the water closet carriers are to be removed. How are the carriers mounted? Are they surface mounted or embedded? Will saw cutting be required? A contractor needs to be able to see how the carriers are mounted. Plans do not show how the carriers are mounted. This can only be done by visual observation of the utility area. Who can we contact to open the utility area?
Inquiry submitted 01/10/2018

Response #1:
Your inquiry has been received and is being reviewed.
Response posted 01/10/2018


Response #2:
An addendum has been issued to address this bidder inquiry. Please refer to Addendum No. 1, issued on Friday, January 12, 2018.
Please bid per the current contract documents.
Response posted 01/12/2018




Inquiry #7: I don't see a bid item for the Sanitary Sewer Improvements.
Inquiry submitted 01/10/2018

Response #1:
Your inquiry has been received and is being reviewed.
Response posted 01/11/2018


Response #2:
Your attention is directed to Section 99-1, Section 010000 General Requirements, 1.1, item B of the project Special Provisions for items of work included in the bid item for building work. Please bid per the current contract documents.
Response posted 01/17/2018




Inquiry #8: No schedule is provided in plans or specs for closure of the rest area during construction. Please specify how many working days the rest area may be closed, and/or between which calendar dates.
Inquiry submitted 01/11/2018

Response #1:
Your inquiry has been received and is being reviewed.
Response posted 01/12/2018


Response #2:
There are no closure restrictions in the contract documents other than the working days to be bid shown in the Notice to Bidders. Please bid per current contract documents.
Response posted 01/16/2018




Inquiry #9: Does standard specification 8-1.04B Standard Start apply to this project? There is no apparent delayed start modification in the Special Provisions. Other projects of similar scope have allowed 120 days delay start for equipment submittals and procurement.
Inquiry submitted 01/11/2018

Response #1:
Your inquiry has been received and is being reviewed.
Response posted 01/12/2018


Response #2:
Section 8-1.04B of the standard specifications applies to this project. A delayed start was not included since equipment procurement is not on the critical path for the project schedule. Please bid per current contract documents.
Response posted 01/16/2018




Inquiry #10: Sheet EE0-2 Note: #4 Fixture L6-1x79. This fixture does not show up on the specification. Can this be clarified.
Inquiry submitted 01/17/2018

Response #1:
Your inquiry has been received and is being reviewed.
Response posted 01/17/2018


Response #2:
Changes to the contract will be considered by the Engineer after contract acceptance. Please bid per the current contract documents.
Response posted 01/18/2018




Inquiry #11: Sheet EE0-3 Note 5 Calls for a conduit schedule on EE0-10. There is no conduit schedule. also, EE0-3 Note 3 only calls for (1) 1 1/2" conduit. Please clarify
Inquiry submitted 01/17/2018

Response #1:
Your inquiry has been received and is being reviewed.
Response posted 01/17/2018


Response #2:
The building response is as follows. There were two questions so I broke them into A and B.
A. Note 5 refers to sheet EE0-10 for conduit size and number of conductors. Please see general note 1 on EE0-10 for size of conduits. Please see notes on EE0-10 for conductor information.
B. EE0-3, note 3 refers to the conduit it is pointing to.
Please bid per the current contract documents.
Response posted 01/18/2018




Inquiry #12: Is the CMU to be used on the Well House an 8x8x16 CMU or is it to match the slump block on the existing building? If it will be an 8x8x16 CMU will it be smooth faced or split faced? Will it be painted?
Inquiry submitted 01/17/2018

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 01/18/2018


Response #2:
Your attention is directed to Section 99-04230 Concrete Masonry Units, of the contract Special Provisions, for masonry unit requirements. Please see A3-1, ST-3A and ST3-1 for size of concrete masonry units.

Your attention is also directed to Section 99-09900C(5) Coating System, of the contract Special Provisions, for paint and A3-3 for federal standard paint color.

Please bid per the current contract documents.
Response posted 01/19/2018




Inquiry #13: What is Federal Color 20475?
Is cmu split face 1 side, precision, or slump block?
Is there Dryblock additive?

Inquiry submitted 01/19/2018

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 01/19/2018


Response #2:
Your attention is directed to Note 1 on sheet A3-3, of the project plans, for the Federal Standard used.

Your attention is also directed to Section 99-04230 Concrete Masonry Unit, of the contract Special Provisions, for all item requirements.

Please bid per the current contract documents.
Response posted 01/19/2018


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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