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Inquiry #1: Is there a prebid meeting?
Inquiry submitted 05/16/2018

Response #1:There is no mandatory prebid meeting for this project.
Response posted 05/16/2018




Inquiry #2: When this project bid originally, item no. 117 (Softstop Terminal Systems)was deleted by addendum no. 3. Will this item remain or be deleted?
Inquiry submitted 05/25/2018

Response #1:submitted for consideration
Response posted 05/25/2018


Response #2:An addendum will be issued to revise item No.117 to ALTERNATIVE IN-LINE TERMINAL SYSTEM.
Response posted 05/29/2018




Inquiry #3: NOTICE TO BIDDERS page 1 states “complete the work, excluding plant establishment work, within 340 days. The bid form lists 280 days for bid item 3 - TIME RELATED OVERHEAD. Will this bid item be adjusted with an upcoming addendum to match the contract time to complete the work?
Inquiry submitted 05/30/2018

Response #1:submitted for consideration
Response posted 05/30/2018


Response #2:This item will be adjusted by forthcoming addendum.
Response posted 06/06/2018




Inquiry #4: Page 3 of the Special Provisions states " Material Sources for imported borrow require an imported borrow plan and analytical test results for (1) noncommercial sources and (2) commercial sources outside of the state. The sources require sampling and analysis for pH, lead, and other constituents. See section 19-7 for the specifications." Section 19-7 was not provided. Please provide this spec section.
Inquiry submitted 06/18/2018

Response #1:submitted for consideration
Response posted 06/18/2018


Response #2:Section 19-7 is provided. Please refer to section 19 EARTHWORK on pages 34 to 36 of the Special Provisions.
Response posted 06/20/2018




Inquiry #5: Numerous areas of the center median on I-40 within the project limits contain recycled asphalt material in the shoulder. Will this material have to be removed prior to placing imported borrow? Can it be incorporated into the import borrow? If so, will the testing/grading requirements be the same as for imported borrow?
Inquiry submitted 06/20/2018

Response #1:submitted for consideration
Response posted 06/20/2018




Inquiry #6: There is a substantial quantity of unsuitable items within the center median shoulder, i.e. tires, trash, plastics, etc. Clearing and grubbing will cause these items to be contained in the duff. Are there any provisions for removal of deleterious materials prior to re-distribution of the Duff to the new shoulder?
Inquiry submitted 06/20/2018

Response #1:submitted for consideration
Response posted 06/20/2018




Inquiry #7: Special Provisions 12-4.02C(3)(g)Lane Closure Chart no. G2 and chart no. G4 allow for a 96 hour, continuous, single lane closure EB and WB respectively a maximum of 4 times. Can these closures be concurrent for EB and WB? Can the (4) times be used consecutively?
Inquiry submitted 06/20/2018

Response #1:submitted for consideration
Response posted 06/20/2018




Inquiry #8: 12-4.02C (1) of the special provisions states “keep the full width of the traveled way open to traffic when no active construction activities are occurring in the traveled way or within 6 feet of the traveled way.” Can this be deemed to mean that a lane/shoulder closure is not required when active construction is occurring beyond 6’ of the traveled way?
Inquiry submitted 06/20/2018

Response #1:submitted for consideration
Response posted 06/20/2018


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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