BIDDER'S INQUIRIES & RESPONSES
DISTRICT 11 CONSTRUCTION
CONTRACT NO:  11-172894
ROUTE / KP 11-SD-56-3.5/10.0 
LOCATION In San Diego County In San Diego From 0.6 Km East Of Carmel Country Road Overcrossing To 0.3 Km East Of Camino Del Sur Undercrossing 
DESCRIPTION Perform Highway Planting And Install Irrigation System
ESTIMATE $  4,230,000
ADVERTISE DATE 02/14/05
BID OPENING 03/17/05
FINAL POSTING 03/16/05    @   16:40

BID RESULTS
1
3D ENTERPRISES $ 5,194,741.00
2
 VALLEY CREST LANDSCAPE $ 3,669,303.00

 

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:
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Inquiry No.
Inquiry
 1 
 Q:02/28/05 
R:03/03/05
Plan Sheet / Specification Reference=Bid Item 59, Check Valve in a quantity of 40 Ea., Irrigation quantities plan sheets 105 through 116, Special Provisions pages 138 through 148, Standard Specifcations July 1999, Section 20, pages 174 through 180.

Question=This item does not seem to have a description of materials, of usage, or size related to it in the various referenced construction documents.
 

  • · In the 1999 Standard Specifications, Section 20-5.03F, "Valves and Valve Boxes", (page 204) states that when check valves aren't shown on the plans and there is a contract item for them in the, their location shall be directed by the Engineer.  When the special provisions do not contain any additional information regarding the check valves to be used, the section of the Standard Specifications cited above provides only  the  materials requirement for the check valves.   The sizes vary between 3/4" and 1 1/2" in  (20mm and 40mm). 
     
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