BIDDER'S INQUIRIES & RESPONSES

CONTRACT NO: 11-075704

11-SD-805-28.2

In San Diego County In San Diego At The Mission Valley Viaduct.

Replace Bridge Joint Seals.

Advertise Date    06/26/00
Bids Open           08/10/00


FINAL POSTING

DATE: 08/09/00

TIME: 15:00


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 92186-5406. 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 FORMAT


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. Only when stated in the Special Provisions will contracts have posted INQUIRIES AND RESPONSES.
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 contractors that are registered Planholders for that Contract, but reserves the right to not answer any questions deemed unsatisfactory for public viewing.

 

 ADDENDUM 1
07/12/00
ADDENDUM 2
07/27/00
 ADDENDUM 3
08/03/00
 
Inquiry No.
Inquiry
Plan Sheet / Specification Reference=traffic charts 
Looks like you are missing some traffic charts regarding SB805 lane closures and EB/WB hwy 8 to NB 805 ramps, also there should be NB 805 to EB/WB 8 ramp closure.
  • See Addenda No. 3.
 2
Plan Sheet / Specification Reference= Item 12 STRUCTURAL STEEL (BRIDGE)
What is the Struc steel item #12 paying for? 
  • The structural steel Item #12 is for the stud connectors shown on plan sheet 8 of 9.
 3
Plan Sheet / Specification Reference=Section 10-1.15 CONCRETE STRUCTURES 
The Specials call for a 4 hour cure time on concrete. Charts # 4, 5 and 6 do not allow enough time.
  • Bid it as shown.
 4
Plan Sheet / Specification Reference=Section 10-1.15 CONCRETE STRUCTURES 
The Specials state that the concrete shall be placed monolithically. Please define "monolithically".
  • Bid it as shown.
 5
Plan Sheet / Specification Reference=Section 10-1.06 MAINTAINING TRAFFIC 
Chart No. 7 says off-ramp should that really be the on-ramp from El Cajon Blvd?
  • For bidding purposes base the on-ramp closure as the same time limits as Chart No. 7.
 
 
 

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