BIDDER'S INQUIRIES & RESPONSES
DISTRICT 11 CONSTRUCTION


CONTRACT NO: 11-2M0604
ROUTE / KP 11-Imp-8U-96.9
LOCATION In Imperial County Near Winterhaven At Colorado River Bridge
DESCRIPTION Paint Bridge Structure.
ESTIMATE $950,000
WORKING DAYS

45 185

ADVERTISE DATE 02/08/2010
BID OPENING 03/11/2010 03/18/2010
FINAL POSTING
03/15/2010  @ 12:45

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



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ORDERING PROJECT PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS   

Cost per set: Bidders: $20, Non-bidders: $13, DVBE participation incentive up to $250,000

ADDENDUM


ADDENDUM NO. 3
Issued 03/15/2010

 

BIDDER'S INQUIRY SUBMITTAL FORM


Inquiry No.
Inquiry

   1

  Q:03/02/10
R:03/15/10

Plan Sheet / Specification Reference= Special Provisions 5-1.11 Plan sheet 1 of 7

Question= =Are the areas directly under the footprint of the bridge included as part of the ESA?

Section 5-1.1 states limited access to the ESA area "for work area for air and soil samples.  ... Any other access to the ESA is prohibited."  Does this mean that the ground beneath the bridge cannot be used to install access and containment platforms or to perform any of the work?

How much of the area under the bridge is Caltrans right-of-way?  Does the ESA extend into the right-of-way?

 

  • See Addendum No. 3

 

  2

  Q:03/05/10
R:03/15/10

Plan Sheet / Specification Reference= Notice To Bidders. "Complete the work within 45 Working Days"


Question= Can Caltrans extend the number of working days to complete this project?

  • See Addendum No. 3

 

 
3
  Q:03/08/10
R:03/15/10

Plan Sheet / Specification Reference= Notice to Bidders, License Requirements

Question= Must the Contractor be licensed in Arizona, as well as California, in order to be awarded a contract? If so, what license classification, or combination of classifications, is required?

  • Yes, please refer to SECTION 7 "LEGAL RELATIONS AND RESPONSIBILITY" of the Special Provisions of the amendments to the Standard Specfications. License classifications and/or combinations have to comply with California licenses described under Notice to Bidders of the Special Provisions



 


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