BIDDER'S INQUIRIES & RESPONSES
DISTRICT 11 CONSTRUCTION

 
CONTRACT NO: 11-288104
ROUTE / KP 11-Imp-86-4.4/4.7
LOCATION In Imperial County Near El Centro From 0.2 Mile South To 0.2 Mile North Of McCabe Road
DESCRIPTION Install Traffic Signal, Widen Asphalt Pavement, And Apply Slurry Seal.
ESTIMATE $460,000
WORKING DAYS

60

ADVERTISE DATE 05/26/2009
BID OPENING 06/18/2009
FINAL POSTING
06/17/09  @ 15:00
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
 PLANHOLDERS


ORDERING PROJECT PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS

Cost per set: Bidders: $22, Non-bidders: $15

ADDENDUM



 

BIDDER'S INQUIRY SUBMITTAL FORM


Inquiry No.
Inquiry

   1

  Q:06/10/09
R:06/10/09

Plan Sheet / Specification Reference=  ITEM # 9, construction area signs PLAN
SHEET # 7

Question= sheet # 7 shows a typical placement of plastic traffic drum, does
this job require temporary "K" rail installation?

  • They are only required under Section 7-1.09 of the Amendments to the Standard Specifications, May 2006.

   2

  Q:06/11/09
R:06/11/09

Plan Sheet / Specification Reference=

Question=
1.       Is there liquidated damages for this project, and if so what are they?

  • Please check Section 8-1.07A of the "Amendments to the Standard Specifications dated May 2006" ( page 76 of 192) .  These Amendments (192 pages) are published  starting on page 104 of the "Special Provisions".

2.       What’s the warranty period for this project?

  •   Please check the "Special Provisions".


3

  Q:06/12/09
R:06/15/09

Plan Sheet / Specification Reference=

Question= Are logs of test bores, or soil conditions  available?

  • There are no logs of test bores nor soil condition available for this project.
4

  Q:06/15/09
R:06/15/09

Plan Sheet / Specification Reference=  Plan sheet 15 of 33


Question=  The Conductor Schedule for runs 4 & 5 are hard to read.  Should those (2) crossings be one or three 3" conduits?

  • Conduit notes 4 and 5 should read one 3" conduit for each conduit run. There is a typing error with overlapping text.

 


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