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Inquiry #1: How do I get to the Information Handout - Water Source information?
Do the grindings have to go to the stockpile location?
10,800 tons is a large stockpile. Will it fit on the NW corner along the roadway?
Do the Prepaving Grinding Days occur after the surface lift or before?

Inquiry submitted 01/30/2018

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 01/30/2018


Response #2:Refer to Addendum No. 1, dated February 7, 2018. Other questions, please bid per current contract documents and all grindings will go to the designated stockpile.
Response posted 02/07/2018




Inquiry #2: Is Caltrans plan for the contractor to cold plane .3' thick, and pave back digouts to existing finished surface using a 3/4" Type A HMA, and later cold plane the entire length of the roadway at .15' thick for .15' overlay using a 1/2" Type A HMA?

Will Caltrans allow more than 5 days between Cold Plane and finish paving?

Inquiry submitted 01/30/2018

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 01/31/2018


Response #2:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 01/31/2018


Response #3:The Contract plans show to cold plane 0.15', complete digouts and pave back the 0.15'. The order of work depends on the means and methods that is chosen.

Bid using the 5 days specified.
Response posted 02/07/2018




Inquiry #3: Special Provision (Pg.5): 7-1.02K(6)(j)(iii) informs the contractor that there will be earth material containing lead, typically found in unpaved areas; which will be removed and stockpiled at the material stockpile location.

Where are we removing this material from?

Inquiry submitted 02/07/2018

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 02/07/2018


Response #2:Referenced provision includes disturbance, handling, removing, and disposing of natural unpaved soil. It is anticipated that the shoulder work will include these activities.
Response posted 02/12/2018




Inquiry #4: Now that the State has deleted item No. 8, Prepaving Grinding Days, how does the State plan on correcting the existing localized roughness greater than 180in/mi? An asphalt mill and fill of 0.15' will not bring the existing roadway within the tolerances required for Pavement Smoothness 39-2.01A(4)(i)(iii).

Please re-add Item No. 8 or delete the Pavement Smoothness requirements in 39-2.01A(4)(i)(iii).

Inquiry submitted 02/07/2018

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 02/07/2018


Response #2:No additional information will be added. Please bid per current contract documents.
Response posted 02/12/2018


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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