BIDDER'S INQUIRIES & RESPONSES
DISTRICT 11 CONSTRUCTION

 
CONTRACT NO: 11-286004
ROUTE / KP 11-SD-5-5.4
LOCATION In San Diego County In San Diego And Chula Vista At Main Street Overcrossing
DESCRIPTION Install New Signal And Construct Retaining Wall.
ESTIMATE $1,000,000
WORKING DAYS

120

ADVERTISE DATE 06/15/2009
BID OPENING 07/09/2009
FINAL POSTING
07/08/09  @ 15:45

 BID RESULTS

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.

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Cost per set: Bidders: $24, Non-bidders: $17

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BIDDER'S INQUIRY SUBMITTAL FORM


Inquiry No.
Inquiry

   1

  Q:06/29/09
R:06/30/09

Plan Sheet / Specification Reference= Section 4

Question= No L.D.'s are specified, please clarify.

  • LD.'s are in the amendment to Section 8-1.07, "Liquidated Damages," of the 2006 Standard
    Specifications which includes standard LDs amounts for projects $250 million or less.

 2

  Q:06/30/09
R:07/01/09

Plan Sheet / Specification Reference=

Question= regarding your answer..........Est is right at $1,000,000 which poses this problem:if the bid is under $1,000,000 it would be $1,900 if the bid is over $1,000,000 it would be $3,000
Would you set the amount? I don't know at this point what the bid amount will be. We have to provide this info to our bonding company before the bid.

  • The total bid amount will be the bid that will be submitted with the bid proposal of the successful (awarded) bidder.

 3

  Q:07/01/09
R:07/02/09

 

Plan Sheet / Specification Reference= Cross Sections

Question= Can we get the cross sections posted online?

  • Cross sections are available as of 07/02/09 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


 4

  Q:07/06/09
R:07/06/09

Plan Sheet / Specification Reference= Sheets 24 & 25 Log test Borings


Question= Is the geotechnical report available for the contractors review? and if so where can it be viewed at?

  • The report is now available. Scroll up on this page and click on the link under "INFORMATION AVAILABLE".


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