|ROUTE / KP||11-SD-8, 163-R0.7/2.9, 3.3/4.0|
|LOCATION||In San Diego On Route 8 From 0.3 Mile East Of Morena Boulevard Undercrossing To 0.1 Mile West Of Mission Center Road Overcrossing And On Route 163 From 0.3 Mile North Of Sixth Avenue On-ramp Undercrossing To San Diego River Bridge|
|DESCRIPTION||Place Rubberized Hot Mix Asphalt (bonded Wearing Course).|
05/21/09 @ 10:50
The Caltrans District
Office is located at 4050 Taylor Street, San Diego, CA 92110. The
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:
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.
PROJECT PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS
BIDDER'S INQUIRY SUBMITTAL FORM
Plan Sheet / Specification
Reference= Item #18 - Hot Mix Asphalt (Type HS), Special
Question= Why is the State chosing to use High Stability Asphalt in 4
foot wide digouts at two different locations on I-8 and underneath the
bonded wearing course on the Hotel Circle east bound on-ramp. It seams
that regular Type A Aspahlt would suffice for digouts since a bonding
wearing course is being installed. The High Stability Asphalt product
is extremely difficult to compact by its nature and installing it in a 4
foot wide trench is the incorrect application of the mix design. The
Contractor is unable to utilize larger rollers needed to aquire
Sheet / Specification
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