BIDDER'S INQUIRIES & RESPONSES
DISTRICT 11 CONSTRUCTION

 
CONTRACT NO: 11-261714
ROUTE / KP 11-SD-94-1.5/R13.4
LOCATION In San Diego County In And Near San Diego, Lemon Grove, And La Mesa At Various Locations From 0.1 Mile West Of 22nd Street Overcrossing To 0.1 Mile East Of Avocado Boulevard Overcrossing.
DESCRIPTION Gore Paving, Maintenance Vehicle Pullouts And Landscape Work.
ESTIMATE $ 1,470,000
WORKING DAYS

210

ADVERTISE DATE 04/06/2009
BID OPENING 05/07/2009
FINAL POSTING
05/07/09  @  10:22

BID SUMMARY

The Caltrans District 11 Office is located at 4050 Taylor Street, San Diego, CA 92110. 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


BID ITEMS
 SPECIALS
PLANS
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ORDERING PROJECT PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS

Cost per set: Bidders: $29, Non-bidders: $22

ADDENDUM



 

BIDDER'S INQUIRY SUBMITTAL FORM


Inquiry No.
Inquiry

   1

  Q:05/06/09
R:05/07/09

Plan Sheet / Specification Reference= Items #42 Minor Hot Mix Asphalt and #43 Place Hot Mix Asphalt Dike; plan sheets LD-15 (sheet 47 of 95) and LD-26 (sheet 58 of 95)

Question= The bid items for Minor Hot Mix Asphalt and Place Hot Mix Asphalt Dike appear to cover the same items. The respective tables on sheet LD-26 reference sheet LD-15 which appears to show only the placement of Hot Mix Asphalt Dike. Is Item #42 Minor Hot Mix Asphalt intended to include materials only for the Type E Dike and Item #43 Place Hot Mix Asphalt Dike to include the labor for the dikes?

  • Per  Section 39-5.01 Of the Amended Standard Specifications :Measurement on page 123  states: "The contract item for placing HMA dike is measured by the linear foot along the completed length. The contract item for placing HMA in miscellaneous areas is measured as the in-place compacted area in square yards. In addition to the quantities measured on a linear foot or square yard basis, the HMA for dike and miscellaneous areas are measured by weight."
  • Per Section 39-5.02 Payment on Page 123 of the Special Provisions states:"The State pays for HMA dike at the contract price per linear foot for place HMA dike and by the ton for HMA"
  • Per Section 10-1.29 of the Special Provisions: (PAYMENT) The contract price paid per square yard for roadside paving (miscellaneous areas) shall include full compensation for furnishing all labor, materials, tools, equipment, and incidentals, and for doing all the work involved in constructing roadside paving (miscellaneous areas), complete in place, including aggregate base, and minor hot mix asphalt, as shown on the plans, as specified in the Standard Specifications and these special provisions, and as directed by the Engineer.
  • SECTION 10-1.29 of the Special Provisions for the miscellaneous areas supercedes Section 39-5 of the Amended Standard Specifications.

 


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