BIDDER'S INQUIRIES & RESPONSES
DISTRICT 11 CONSTRUCTION

 
CONTRACT NO:  11-241924
ROUTE / KP 11-SD-78-33.7/R34.3
LOCATION In San Diego County Near Escondido From Summit Drive To Flora Vista Drive.
DESCRIPTION Widen Shoulder And Relocate Utilities.
ESTIMATE $ 510,000
ADVERTISE DATE 10/11/2005
BID OPENING 12/8/2005
FINAL POSTING 12/07/05    @   16:00
BID RESULTS
 
 
1
BEDORE CONSTUCTION CO $ 375,700.50
2
WIER CONSRUCTION CORPORATION $ 489,865.37
3
HIGHLAND CONSTRUCTION $ 547,250.00
4
HANSON SJH CONSTUCTION $ 555,662.22
5
RSB GROUP, INC $ 590,155.50
6
HAZARD CONSTRUCTION $ 595,105.00

 

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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BIDDER'S INQUIRY SUBMITTAL FORM
 
 
 


 

Inquiry No.
Inquiry
 1
  Q:12/03/05 
 R:12/06/05
Plan Sheet / Specification Reference=Special Provisions Section 5-1.12
Payments

Question=Item B, identifies Develop Water Supply as a maximum payment item
of $5,000.  I see no bid item for this work.  Is a bid item to be added or
is this information to be disregarded?

  • Please bid per the contract documents.
 2
  Q:12/03/05 
 R:12/07/05
Plan Sheet / Specification Reference=Special Provisions Section 5-1.16
Migratory Birds
Question=This section states that no construction activities shall take
place between Station 40+00 to 40+80 ("S" Line) between March 15 and
September 15, the breeding season for the Least Bell's Vireo, to avoid
impacts to the nesting birds.
The Contract work is scheduled to start July 5, 2006, which is right in the
middle of the stated dates above that we are not to work.  The Order of work
states that all ESA Fence, Construction entrances and K-Rail shall be in
place prior to starting work.  Would the ESA fence and K-Rail located within
Station 40+00 to 40+80 would have to be installed after the Septmeber 15th
date seperate from the rest of the project?

  • Installation of the ESA fence and K-Rail placement would not be in conflict with the breeding season window.

3
  Q:12/03/05 
 R:12/06/05
Plan Sheet / Specification Reference= Item 29 Asphalt Concrete: Special 
Provisions Section 10-1.29 Asphalt Concrete
Question=Why doesn't this item of work have an Aspahlt Indexing provision 
due to the length of time between bid and start of construction?
  • Due to the small amount of Asphlat under this contract.
4
  Q:12/03/05 
 R:12/06/05
Plan Sheet / Specification Reference= Special Provisions Section 10-1.09 
Cooperation
Question=When is Contract 11-241904 scheduled to be completed? That contract conflict with this contract in traffic control staging and work.
  • Please bid per the contract documents.

 
 
 
 
 
 

5
  Q:12/03/05 
 R:12/06/05

Plan Sheet / Specification Reference= Special Provision Section 10-1.10
Obstructions
Question= Question=This section states that the following utilities will be relocated
during the progress of the contract.  SDG&E for 45 WD and SBC for 90 WD.
The utility facility will be relocated within the listed working days, as
defined in Section 8-1.06, "Time of Completion"  If we only have 70 WD for
the entire project, how are these utilites to be relocated within our
contract time?  And how is the contractor supposed to get the project done
if we have to allow and provide space onsite to SDG&E and SBC to relocate
their utilites?
  • Please refer to Section 4.  "BEGINNING OF WORK" of the Special Provisions; "The work shall be diligently prosecuted to completion before the expiration of 70 WORKING DAYS beginning on July 5, 2006."  Utiliti relocation is  planned  to be completed prior to the start of this contrat.

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