CONTRACT NO: 11-069804

11-15, 52-R15.1/M23.0,11.1/14.0

In San Diego County In San Diego On Route 15 From 1.0 km South Of
Clairemont Mesa Boulevard Overcrossing To Miramar/Pomerado Road
Overcrossing And On Route 52 From Kearny Villa Road Overcrossing
To Santo Road Overcrossing.

Convert Irrigation System To Reclaimed Water,
Miscellaneous Concrete, And Perform Highway Planting.

Advertise Date    06/26/00
Bids Open            08/03/00


DATE: 08/02/00

TIME: 15:00

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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.
Plan Sheet / Specification Reference=Sheet SD-3 & SD-4

Sheet SD-3 depicts the locations of the irrigation crossovers including the size of the casing and carrier pipes. This contrasts the table shown on SD-4. In addition, the notes state that the casing shall be installed by the bore, jack and/ or tunnel method. However the typical trench on SD-4 for casing/ carrier pipe depicts an open cut installation. What governs? 

  • The note is general for all installations and the detail is for a specific location. 
Plan Sheet / Specification Reference=Sheet SD-10

Detail SD-10 also shows an open cut install of casing from "D" 180+50 to 181+20, is this going to be allowed?

  • Yes as shown. 
Plan Sheet / Specification Reference=Sheet SD-10

In the Special Provisions it states that there are 460 working days allowed for completion of project, does this include the 250 Plant Establishment?

  • Yes.
Plan Sheet / Specification Reference=Sheet I-21

Note HIGH DEFLECTION JOINT is shown on sheet I-21, what is a high deflection joint?

  • See Section 10-4.02 SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS on page 87. 





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