BIDDER'S INQUIRIES & RESPONSES
DISTRICT 11 CONSTRUCTION

 
CONTRACT NO: 11-262604
ROUTE / KP 11-SD-94-7.9
LOCATION In San Diego County In San Diego, La Mesa And Lemon Grove At Westbound Off-ramp To College Avenue
DESCRIPTION Install Traffic Signal And Widen Ramp
ESTIMATE $2,070,000
WORKING DAYS

390

ADVERTISE DATE 07/06/2009
BID OPENING 08/13/2009
FINAL POSTING
08/12/09  @ 14:30

 

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

X-SECTIONS
7/14/09

BID ITEMS
 SPECIALS
PLANS
 PLANHOLDERS
SITE INVESTIGATION REPORT

ORDERING PROJECT PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS

Cost per set: Bidders: $28, Non-bidders: $21

ADDENDUM



 

BIDDER'S INQUIRY SUBMITTAL FORM


Inquiry No.
Inquiry

   1

  Q:07/06/09
R:07/07/09

Plan Sheet / Specification Reference=  Install traffic signal and widen ramp.

Question= Is a MSE wall or modular block wall an acceptable alternative earth retaining wall for this project.

  • No. Please bid per current contract documents.

  2

  Q:07/08/09
R:07/14/09

Plan Sheet / Specification Reference= x-sections

Question= Will x-sections be posted for download?

  • Cross sections are available as of 07/14/09 and can be downloaded for printing from the link above at any local printing firm or on your own printing equipment:
     MESA REPROGRAPHICS 
     5560 Ruffin Road Suite 5 
     San Diego, CA 92123 
     (858) 541-1500    FAX (858) 278-0558 
     e-mail to  plot@mesareprographics.com San Diego, CA 92123

 3

  Q:08/05/09
R:08/10/09

Plan Sheet / Specification Reference= Item No 33

Question= How can we get the Aerially Deposited Lead Survey?

  • The report is available as of 08/10/09 and can be downloaded for printing from the link above.

 4

  Q:08/11/09
R:08/12/09

Plan Sheet / Specification Reference=Item #40

Question=Please clarify Temporary Irr supply line and CNC. # of
temporary wires is not clear to tie-in from sheet 49 thu sheet51 as well
as permanent wire which still show tieing into 71 valves, sheet 52 to 54
and 18 valves is shown on sheet 54 exisiting.

  • Heading west along Route 94, only two valves are served off of "ICC '2 (3)' to the east, so only two temporary and two permanent CNC wires are needed (this is shown on Sheet 49, IR-1).
  • Heading east along Route 94 a total of 18 valves are served off of "ICC '2 (3)' beyond the disturbed construction area, so 18 temporary CNC wires are required (shown connecting on Sheet 51, IR-3)

 5

  Q:08/12/09
R:08/12/09

Plan Sheet / Specification Reference= Bid Item No. 14, 10-1.13

Question=Is the time period required for the potable changeable message signs 140 working days or does it include the plant establishment time?

  • Only the 140 working days.


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