BIDDER'S INQUIRIES & RESPONSES
DISTRICT 11 CONSTRUCTION

 
CONTRACT NO: 11-2T0204
ROUTE / KP 11-SD-52-13.8/16.4
LOCATION In San Diego County In San Diego From 0.2 Km West Of Santo Road Overcrossing To 2.4 Km West Of Oak Canyon Bridge.. 
DESCRIPTION Widen Existing Roadway With Pcc Pavement.
ESTIMATE $ 4,230,000
ADVERTISE DATE 08/14/2006
BID OPENING 09/14/2006
FINAL  POSTING 09/13/06    @   15:15

BID RESULTS
1
Hazard Construction Co. $3,074,324.00
2
Erreca's Inc. $3,229,801.00
3
Sim J. Harris Inc. $3,455,000.00
4
Daley Corp $3,530,473.00
5
FCI Constructors Inc. $3,745,209.00
6
Highland Construction Inc. $4,448,757.52

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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BID ITEMS
SPECIALS
PLANS
 PLANHOLDERS
 



ADDENDUM

 

 
 

BIDDER'S INQUIRY SUBMITTAL FORM

Inquiry No.
Inquiry
 
        1 
  Q:08/16/06
 R:08/30/06

Plan Sheet / Specification Reference=Plans
 
 

Question=Are cross sections available for the project?  If avialable, When
and Where can I obtain them?   

  • Cross sections are available as of 8/30/06 and can be downloaded for printing from the link above at any local printing firm or on your own printing equipment: 
     MESA BLUEPRINT 
     5560 Ruffin Road Suite 5 
     San Diego, CA 92123 
     (858) 541-1500    FAX (858) 278-0558 
     e-mail to  plot@mesablueprint.com San Diego, CA 92123 

 


 
 
 


  Q:08/30/06
 R:09/09/06

Plan Sheet / Specification Reference=Item #45, 250MM WELDED STEEL CONDUIT, PLAN SHTS. L-2, IR-3, IP-2, SPEC SECTION 10-1.32 AND 10-2.01

Question=THE SCOPE OF WORK FOR THE IRRIGATION CROSSOVER AT STA. 147+20 IS UNCLEAR.  L-2 AND IR-3 SHOW AN EXISTING CROSSOVER TO BE REMOVED.  IP-2 SHOWS A NEW CROSSOVER TO BE INSTALLED.  THE SPECIALS DESCRIBE A BORING OPERATION WHICH WOULD BE RELATED TO A NEW CROSSOVER INSTALLATION. IP-2 ALSO INDICATES NEW FACILITIES TO BE CONNECTED BETWEEN THE EASTBOUND ONRAMP AND THE EASTBOUND NO. 1 LANE.  THIS AREA OF WORK IS NOT INCLUDED IN THE LANE CLOSURE CHART IN THE SPECIALS OR ADDRESSED IN THE TRAFFIC HANDLING PLANS. PLEASE CLARIFY THE SCOPE OF WORK FOR ITEM #45.   

  • The existing irr crossover that is shown on L-2 Sta. 147+20 is to be removed and as shown on IR-2 and IR-3. Sheet IP-1 and IP-2 shows a new irr crossover at Sta. 147+25 +or -. The new irr crossover should be one section from Eastbound outside shoulder   to Westbound outside shoulder. The new irr crossover is covered under item # 45 as per Section 10-1.32 "Irrigation Crossovers."
  • No lane closure requirements  for Eastbound lanes while boring under the Eastbound lanes.


 
 


  Q:09/05/06
 R:09/09/06

Plan Sheet / Specification Reference=special provisions section 10-1.36 jointed plain concrete pavement

Question=the contractor has the option of inserting tie bars in the slipformed concrete. on page 184 of the specials, "dowel bars shall be placed as shown on the plans by using dowel bar baskets". does the contractor have the option of inserting the dowel bars instead of using the baskets?    

  • Per Section 10-1.36 and Subsection "Dowel Placement," dowel bars shall be placed by using dowel bar baskets.

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