BIDDER'S INQUIRIES & RESPONSES

CONTRACT NO: 11-072704

11-IMP-86,78,111-21.2-34.0/33.2/34.2

In Imperial County At Various Locations.

Restoration And Pavement Rehabilitation.

Advertise Date    08/21/00
Bids Open            10/05/00

FINAL POSTING

DATE: 10/04/00

TIME: 17:00

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.

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 92186-5400. 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.

Caltrans District 11 Construction Department has developed this method of answering Bidders Inquiries to better serve the needs of the Contractors who bid on our Projects.

The BIDDER'S INQUIRIES & RESPONSES will be updated continuously with the last posting no later than 15:00 on Wednesday prior to the bid opening.

Caltrans District 11 Construction Department will post all of the questions submitted by any of the registered Planholders for that Contract, but reserves the right not to answer any questions deemed unsatisfactory for public viewing.

BIDDER'S INQUIRY FORMAT


 

 ADDENDUM 1
09/21/00
 ADDENDUM 2
09/29/00
   
Inquiry No.
Inquiry
1
Plan Sheet / Specification Reference=Special Provisions, Section 10-1.07 MAINTAINING TRAFFIC

Are there Traffic Charts missing? Do we have one-way traffic control in areas with only two lanes?

  • See Addendum No. 2.
 2
Plan Sheet / Specification Reference=COLD PLANE ASPHALT PAVEMENT 45, 60, 75 MM AND RUBBER TYPE G.

How are the utility adjustments IE (manholes, watervalves, gas etc) to be paid for?

  • For cold plane areas (Items 4, 5 & 6) as shown on the plans there is no indication for any adjustments to the existing utilities therefor no payment would be necessary. Per Section 7-1.11 PRESERVATION OF PROPERTY the existing utility facilities should be protected from damage during cold plane and paving operations and any measures required for locating and protecting the utilities is included in the items of work. 
Plan Sheet / Specification Reference=Special Provisions, Section 10-1.07 MAINTAINING TRAFFIC

Temperature history in the Imperial Valley indicates that we will not achieve temperatures needed for paving at night, can we get charts for daytime work? 

  • Bid it as you see it.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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