BIDDER'S INQUIRIES & RESPONSES
DISTRICT 11 CONSTRUCTION

 
CONTRACT NO: 11-165734
ROUTE / KP 11-SD,Imp-78-117.3 
LOCATION In San Diego And Imperial Counties Near Julian And Ocotillo Wells At The San Felipe Creek Bridges.
DESCRIPTION Widen Bridge And Upgrade Bridge Rails 
ESTIMATE $ 3,570,000
ADVERTISE DATE 07/10/2006
BID OPENING 08/10/2006  10/05/2006 
FINAL  POSTING 10/04/06    @   15:00

BID RESULTS
MCM CONSTRUCTION INC.
1
MCM CONSTRUCTION INC.
$3,496,985.00
2
TRUESDALE CORP. OF CA $3,497,810.00
3
AMERICAN CIVIL CONSTRUCTORS $4,129,408.87
4
HAZARD CONSTRUCTION CO. $4,227,297.00
5
GRANITE CONSTRUCTION CO. $4,848,765.00

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:
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.
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ADDENDUM


ADDENDUM NO.2 
 
 

BIDDER'S INQUIRY SUBMITTAL FORM


Inquiry No.
Inquiry
 1 
  Q:07/31/06 
R:08/07/06
Plan Sheet / Specification Reference=Section 90:  Portland Cement Concrete

Question=Will you allow the use of Volumetric Mixers for the structural
Concrete?

  •  No.


         2
    Q:07/31/06
    R:10/02/06

 

Plan Sheet / Specification Reference=Section 4, 40 calendar days for
location 1.

Question=Does the forty calendar days of work include items of work that
could be completed under traffic control chart No. 2?  Examples of work are:
Construction area signs, the signs for the detour, Esa fence, striping,
pavement markers, removal of the detour signing, etc.
 

  • Please see addendum No.2
 
            3
    Q:08/04/06
     R:08/07/06
Plan Sheet / Specification Reference=Section 10-1.23   

Question=do you really want 12 cms boards on this project for 465 working
days?

  • Yes. Also,The Engineer can make changes as per Section 4-1.03" Changes," of the Standard Specification July 199.

          4
    Q:08/07/06
     R:09/27/06
Plan Sheet / Specification Reference=SHEET 50 OF PLANS, DECK DRAIN PPE  ELEVATION

Question=HOW IS THE PIPE BRACKET ATTACHED TO PILEPlan Sheet / Specification Reference=Section 10-1.23

  •  the standard practice would be to attach the pipe brackets to the pile extensions with mechanical expansion anchors (MEAs) after the concrete has hardened.


          5
    Q:08/07/06
    R:09/27/06
Plan Sheet / Specification Reference=SHEET 41

Question=IS IT POSSIBLE TO MOVE THE SPLICE LOCATION OF THE #32 BAR TO CENER
OF ROAD?

  • yes it can be done if the following parameters are met....
                 1) If the splices are still ultimate splices.
                 2) If the splices are staggered off the centerline of the road 
                      0.61m each or 1.22m apart both vertically and horizontally.   

 

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