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Inquiry #1: I do not see any erosion control plans provided. Where are the locations of work for bid items 18 - 21?
Inquiry submitted 03/12/2018

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 03/27/2018


Response #2:Question withdrawn.
Response posted 03/30/2018




Inquiry #2: My last inquiry was actually for a different Caltrans project. I apologize.
Inquiry submitted 03/12/2018

Response #1:Noted.
Response posted 03/27/2018




Inquiry #3: This project requires the installation of 13,000 liners. However, not size is given.
Please clarify what is the size of the liner.

Inquiry submitted 03/27/2018

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 03/27/2018


Response #2:Contractor to bid typical liner size available from commercial nurseries for the listed Plant Group M species.
Response posted 03/30/2018




Inquiry #4: The irrigation plans show 10 each controllers. Bid item 46 to 49, however, total 11 each controllers.
Please clarify where is the 11th controller being installed.

Inquiry submitted 03/27/2018

Response #1:Submitted fro consideration.
Response posted 03/27/2018


Response #2:Contractor to bid per project plans and estimate.
Response posted 03/30/2018




Inquiry #5: The irrigation note 1 on sheet IP-1 request the following: Identify irrigation systems controlled by ICC 'H' and ICC 'I' for recycled water use.
Please clarify if the irrigation materials for the above controllers will be also need to be for recycled water. Or are we only required to label them? Does the pipe needs to be for recycled water?

Inquiry submitted 03/27/2018

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 03/28/2018


Response #2:All irrigation supply line, valves, sprinklers and any other facility connected to irrigation system controlled by ICC 'H' and ICC 'I' must be identified for recycled water use per section 20-2.01B(3) of the Standard Specifications. Recycled water warning signs and decals must be installed per section 20-2.01C(5).
Response posted 03/30/2018




Inquiry #6: The Special Provisions on page 9 calls for the following:
Perform the following under the direction of the local water authority:
1. Connect to the local water authority's main water line, including hot tap or tee as required.
2. Furnish and and install an extension pipe from the main water line to the water meter/
3. Sterilize the extension pipe.
The Water Service Installation Policy, W-15, however, calls for the following:
It is the policy of the City of Antioch to perform all construction work necessary for the tapping of the City water mains in service and for the extending of all service laterals to the street right-of-way line with City forces.

Please clarify which of the above statements are correct. Are we doing the hot tapping or the City of Antioch?

Inquiry submitted 04/09/2018

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 04/10/2018




Inquiry #7: In regards to the water meters. Is the bidder to assume that the utility plans “connect to existing water” implies that the indicated water meter location will require a hot tap and locations that only say “install” do not require a tap?
Inquiry submitted 04/11/2018

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 04/12/2018


Response #2:Contractor shall field verify to determine locations that will require hot tapping.
Response posted 04/16/2018




Inquiry #8: A note on sheet 41, IP-10, states the following: Permit to enter City of Antioch.
Please clarify if we have to apply for the permit. What is the double permit number? What kind of permit is the above note referring? Do we need an encroachment permit? Orthe fees are already included with the water meter?

Inquiry submitted 04/11/2018

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 04/12/2018


Response #2:For areas marked "Permit to Enter", contractor needs to apply permit from the City and pay necessary fees in order to perform work within the "Permit to Enter" areas. Contractor shall also submit to City the traffic control plans.
Response posted 04/16/2018




Inquiry #9: Are there water service charges for the existing 4" recycled water meter shown on irrigation plan sheet IP-10?
Inquiry submitted 04/17/2018

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 04/18/2018


Response #2:Do not include costs related to water service charges, or related capacity fees for the existing 4" Recycled Water meter shown on IP-10.







Response posted 04/18/2018




Inquiry #10: Per irrigation plan sheet IP-4, 3" mainline needs to be installed in an exciting cross-over under freeway/railroad, while both side of the this cross-over is ending at narrow area without enough room for pushing the pipe through the existing conduit, please confirm if the new mainline can be connected to an existing mainline after cross-over at both sides in lieu of how its shown on the plans. This is a big ticket item.
Inquiry submitted 04/18/2018

Response #1:Submitted from consideration.
Response posted 04/18/2018


Response #2:We acknowledge the contractor?s comments. Please bid the work to install 3-inch mainline in an existing cross-over as shown on sheet IP-4.
Response posted 04/19/2018


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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