BIDDER'S INQUIRIES & RESPONSES
DISTRICT 11 CONSTRUCTION


CONTRACT NO: 11-0AA034 / CREB Project
ROUTE / KP 11-SD-5530
LOCATION In San Diego County In San Diego At Kearny Mesa Transportation Management Center At 7183 Opportunity Road.
DESCRIPTION Installation Of Photovoltaic Panels.
ESTIMATE $290,000
WORKING DAYS

35

ADVERTISE DATE 05/09/2011
BID OPENING 06/02/2011
FINAL POSTING
06/02/2011@ 09:45

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 the day prior to the bid opening.


INFORMATION AVAILABLE



BID ITEMS
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PLANS
 PLANHOLDERS
PRE-BID MEETING INFO 



ORDERING PROJECT PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS   

5% DVBE Requirement * Cost per set: Bidders: $E-ad, Non-bidders: $E-ad

ADDENDUM



 

BIDDER'S INQUIRY SUBMITTAL FORM


Inquiry No.
Inquiry

   1

  Q:05/11/11
R:05/12/11

Plan Sheet / Specification Reference= Bid Opening location

Question= Contract specifies bid will be opened in Irvine, yet bid packet has the Sacramento address. Please indicate correct address.

 

  • Plan holders will be mailed a new envelope in which to submit their bids.


  2

  Q:05/25/11
R:05/26/11

Plan Sheet / Specification Reference= Reference=Addendum # 1

Question= Addendem # 1 indicated a pre-bid meeting on May 27, 2011 at 10:00am.
Is this meeting optional or mandatory?

 

  • The prebid meeting is optional.

  3

  Q:05/25/11
R:05/26/11

Plan Sheet / Specification Reference= General question.

Question= Can a Bidder who does not have state of CA license but who is partnering with a company that has required B, C-10 and C-46 license participate in this bid? If not, is there anyway the Bidder can participate (i.e. forming a partnership or joint venture with the company with license)?

  • "The Contractor must have either a Class A license or any combination of the following Class C licenses which constitutes a majority of the work: C-10, C-46." per "Notice to Bidders" of the Special Provisions. Please refer to Section 3-1.04 of the Amendments to the Standard Specifications of the Special Provisions for joint venture bidders. Also for CREB projects see Contractor Qualifications Information.

  4

  Q:06/01/11
R:06/02/11

Plan Sheet / Specification Reference= Roof Plan Sheet EE-3, Single Line diagram Sheet EE-2

Question=

1) The roof space - 4,719 sq. ft. will not accommodate a 40 k CEC rated Rapid Rack system at 10 degree tilt.

  • Please bid per the contract documents


2) Inverter - What CEC approved inverter has HMI,96 % efficiency and is 480/277 V?

  • Please bid per the contract documents

  5

  Q:06/01/11
R:06/02/11

Plan Sheet / Specification Reference= PV Panels


Question= Is there an expected annual production from the pv system? Will bids be judged not only on price but on the production?

  • Please bid per the contract documents
   

 


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