BIDDER'S INQUIRIES & RESPONSES
DISTRICT 11 CONSTRUCTION
CONTRACT NO:  11-230104
ROUTE / KP 11-SD-75-17.7/28.0
LOCATION In San Diego County In Imperial Beach And Coronado From Rainbow Drive To The United States Naval Amphibious Base - Gate 4.
DESCRIPTION Existing Highway To Be Overlaid With Rubberized Asphalt Concrete (warranty).
ESTIMATE $ 2,144,000.00
ADVERTISE DATE 12/02/02
BID OPENING 01/08/03       01/09/03
FINAL POSTING 01/08/03   @   17:00

BID RESULTS
  1 
HANSON SJH CONSTRUCTION $ 2,368,904.00
2
DALEY - CCAC, J.V. $ 2,458,297.00
3

The Caltrans District 11 Office is located at 2829 Juan Street, San Diego, CA 92110. The mailing address is P.O. Box 85406, San Diego, CA 92186-5406. The District 11 Duty Senior telephone number is (619) 688-6635. Please submit all inquiries in the proper format by fax to (619) 688-6988 or e-mail to:
Duty_Senior_Const_District11@dot.ca.gov.
The responses to bidder' inquiries, unless incorporated into a formal addenda to the contract, are not a part of the contract and are provided for the bidder's convenience only. In some instances, the question and answer may represent a summary of the matters discussed rather than a word-for-word recitation. The responses may be considered along with all other information furnished to prospective bidders for the purpose of bidding on the project. The availability or use of information provided in the responses to bidder' inquiries is not to be construed in any way as a waiver of the provisions of Section 2-1.03 of the Standard Specifications or any other provision of the contract, the plans, Standard Specifications or Special Provisions, nor to excuse the contractor from full compliance with those contract requirements. Bidders are cautioned that subsequent responses or contract addenda may affect or vary a response previously given.
Caltrans District 11 Construction Department has developed this method of answering Bidder's Inquiries to better serve the needs of the Contractors who bid on our Projects. Caltrans District 11 Construction Department will post all of the questions submitted by any of the contractors that are registered Planholders for that Contract, but reserves the right to not answer any questions deemed unsatisfactory for public viewing.
The BIDDER'S INQUIRIES & RESPONSES will be updated continuously and all attempts will be made to do the final posting by 15:00 on Wednesday prior to the bid opening.
INFORMATION AVAILABLE
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ADDENDUM

 ADDENDUM NO.1
12/23/02
 
 
 

BIDDER'S INQUIRY SUBMITTAL FORM
 

Inquiry No.
Inquiry
 1
Q:12/09/02
R:12/09/02
Plan Sheet / Specification Reference= Bid Item No. 16: RUBBERIZED ASPHALT CONCRETE (WARRANTY) 

The engineer's estimate for this item shows 134,000 tonnes, is this correct?

  • No. The unit of measure is incorrect, it will be corrected by addendum to "M2" as defined in Section 10-1.19 MEASUREMENT AND PAYMENT as stated on page 97 of the Special Provisions.
 2
Q:12/13/02
R:12/13/02
Plan Sheet / Specification Reference=Engineer Estimate of $2,300,000.00 to construct this project.

Is the Engineer Estimate of $2,300,000.00 to construct this project correct?

  • Yes.
3
Q:12/20/02
R:01/02/03

 

Plan Sheet / Specification Reference=

What if any are the bond requirements for the warranty period?

  • The bond requirements for the warranty period will be per Section 5-1.017 CONTRACT BONDS  of the Special Provisions. 
 4
Q:12/20/02
R:01/02/03
Plan Sheet / Specification Reference=

Will the bonds be released at the completion of work and is a separate bond required for the warranty?

  • Yes. 
  • No, a separate bond is not required for the warranty.
 5
Q:12/20/02
R:01/02/03
 
Plan Sheet / Specification Reference=

Will retention be held on warranty work?

  •  Yes. Contract retentions will be withheld in accordance with Section 5-1.022  PAYMENT OF WITHHELD FUNDS of the Specials Provisions. 
 6
Q:12/20/02
R:01/07/03
Plan Sheet / Specification Reference=

The warranty period is five years, but payment for the warranty will be in 6 equal payments.  Isn't that 6 years?

  • No. Per Section 10-1.20 WARRANTY under subsection GENERAL of the Special Provisions, if a separate warranty period is established then a payment will made at the completion of the first year for each separate warranty followed by a payment for the second through fifth succeeding year to equal 6 payments. If there is no separate warranty period established then a contract change order shall be issued to reduce the payments from 6 to 5 equal payments. 
  7
Q:12/20/02
R:12/30/02
Plan Sheet / Specification Reference=

The installation and removal of MBGR on page X-2 is shown in the ESA area.

  • A 1.2 meter from the edge of the pavement will be excluded from the ESA only at the locations where MBGR work will be performed as shown on sheet X-2 of the project plans. 
 8
Q:12/20/02
        R:01/02/03
Plan Sheet / Specification Reference=

Is shoulder backing required with the ESA requirements shown on the plans?

  • Yes.  Shoulder backing will be required at the "LT" Line, RT, from Sta 234+68 -  Sta 235+07 and from Sta 235+04 - Sta 236+50.
9
Q:12/20/02
        R:12/24/02
Plan Sheet / Specification Reference=Quantity on sheet Q-1 of 133,900 TONNE correct.

The summary of quantities on sheet Q-1 show 133,990 TONNE is that correct?

  • No.  See addendum No. 1. 
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Q:12/20/02
       R:12/30/02
Plan Sheet / Specification Reference.

Does the engineers estimate include the warranty item?

  • Yes.  Contract item No. 2: WARRANTY.

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