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Inquiry #1: Please review Bid Item # 40. Our takeoffs would indicate a substantial amount more than the Engineer's
Inquiry submitted 07/18/2018

Response #1:submitted for consideration
Response posted 07/18/2018


Response #2:Please see Addendum No. 1.
Response posted 07/26/2018




Inquiry #2: Reference Retaining Wall drawings (Sheet 64 of 74), Note 4 states that Top of Wall elevations to match with the roadway elevations. Please provide roadway elevations, as the plans do not contain any. The only elevations provided are the BB/EB on the General Bridge Plan.
Inquiry submitted 07/18/2018

Response #1:submitted for consideration
Response posted 07/18/2018


Response #2:Please refer to the cross sections provided in pdf format in the supplemental information for the contract.
Response posted 07/26/2018




Inquiry #3: The quantity for bid item 40 was updated by an addenda but the quantity for bid items 39 and 41 remained the same. Pleas confirm that they are correct.
Inquiry submitted 08/02/2018

Response #1:submitted for consideration
Response posted 08/02/2018


Response #2:Quantity for Item 39 and Item 41 remain the same. Please bid per current contract documents.
Response posted 08/07/2018




Inquiry #4: Plan sheet 54 of 74 show 4 head walls been remove, please advise which bid item covers the work.
Inquiry submitted 08/02/2018

Response #1:submitted for consideration
Response posted 08/02/2018


Response #2:Existing headwall removals are paid under Bid Item 62 BRIDGE REMOVAL (PORTION). Please refer to "Legend" and "Plan" on plan sheet 54 of 74.
Response posted 08/08/2018




Inquiry #5: Please reference the Architectural Treatment Details as shown on Sheet 70 of 74. Should the applicable treatments be on both sides of the railing or just the Traffic Side?
Inquiry submitted 08/08/2018

Response #1:submitted for consideration
Response posted 08/08/2018


Response #2:Architectural treatment is to be placed on both sides of the railing.
Response posted 08/14/2018




Inquiry #6: Where does the work for Jacking the Bridge Structure get paid?
Inquiry submitted 08/08/2018

Response #1:submitted for consideration
Response posted 08/08/2018


Response #2:The bridge jacking is paid under Bid Item 43 TEMPORARY SUPPORT. Please refer to section 48-3, “Temporary Supports,” of the Standard Specification.
Response posted 08/14/2018




Inquiry #7: For Bid Item 19 - Temporary Construction Roadway, there are no details or locations called out in the plans. Where is the location(s) and what type of rock is to be used?
Inquiry submitted 08/14/2018

Response #1:submitted for consideration
Response posted 08/14/2018




Inquiry #8: Please review quantity for Bid Item # 26 (Roadway Excavation). Our takeoff would indicate a substantial amount less than the engineers.
Inquiry submitted 08/15/2018

Response #1:submitted for consideration
Response posted 08/15/2018




Inquiry #9: Is there a Channel Grading Plan available? The contour grading plan does not show finish contours in the Channel Area.
Inquiry submitted 08/15/2018

Response #1:submitted for consideration
Response posted 08/15/2018




Inquiry #10: Addendum 2 identifies that the biologists for Nesting Birds and San Antonia Milk-Vetch (Astragalus lentiainosus var. Antonius) must be Caltrans Approved. Please provide the Caltrans approval criteria.
Inquiry submitted 08/16/2018

Response #1:submitted for consideration
Response posted 08/16/2018




Inquiry #11: The copy of the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (Department) Notification of Streambed Alteration and Agreement attached to the Information Handout is incomplete. The Department letter states that Caltrans submitted a notification to the Department, but because the Department did not respond by a specific date, Caltrans must complete the Project exactly as described in notification to the Department. Therefore, please provide a copy of the notification documents that were provided to the Department to ensure that the contractor complies with all project components, avoidance, minimization and mitigation measures that Caltrans identified in the Notification to the Department that would be undertaken as part of the project, to ensure permit compliance.
Inquiry submitted 08/16/2018

Response #1:submitted for consideration
Response posted 08/16/2018




Inquiry #12: Please provide a copy of any and all biological resource studies, including but not limited to the Natural Environment Study (NES/NES-MI) in order to understand the extent of the sensitive plants mentioned in Addendum 2.
Inquiry submitted 08/16/2018

Response #1:submitted for consideration
Response posted 08/16/2018




Inquiry #13: In order to match the grade lines shown on plan sheet 54 substantial excavation and haul off will be required underneath and extending away from the bridge on both sides. Also, to meet those lines as finished face the material excavated in all four corners will need to be excavated and hauled off to accommodate the 7.5' of rock slope protection.
Under what line item or items will this be paid?
Also, The rock slope protection will be placed directly on the footing as shown.

Inquiry submitted 08/16/2018

Response #1:submitted for consideration
Response posted 08/16/2018




Inquiry #14: Please reference Bid Item 29 (Imported Borrow). Our takeoffs would indicate excess material based on the cross sections and project plans provided. Please Review.
Inquiry submitted 08/17/2018

Response #1:submitted for consideration
Response posted 08/17/2018


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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