BIDDER'S INQUIRIES & RESPONSES
DISTRICT 11 CONSTRUCTION


CONTRACT NO: 11-2M1904
ROUTE / KP 11-SD-78-45.2/57.9
LOCATION In San Diego County At And Near Julian From Old Julian Highway To Main Street
DESCRIPTION Bonded Wearing Course Asphalt Concrete Surfacing.
ESTIMATE $1,620,000
WORKING DAYS

60

ADVERTISE DATE 02/22/2011
BID OPENING 03/24/2011
FINAL POSTING
03/23/2011@ 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 the day prior to the bid opening.


INFORMATION AVAILABLE



BID ITEMS
 SPECIALS
PLANS
 PLANHOLDERS
 



ORDERING PROJECT PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS   

DVBE participation incentive up to $250,000 * Cost per set: Bidders: $E-ad, Non-bidders: $E-ad


ADDENDUM



 

BIDDER'S INQUIRY SUBMITTAL FORM


Inquiry No.
Inquiry

   1

  Q:03/16/11
R:03/17/11

Plan Sheet / Specification Reference= 14, Hot Mix Asphalt (Bonded Wearing Course Gap Graded), Section 10-1.19, Page 59 of Special Provisions, Aggregate Gradation Table for HMA, 3/8-inch HMA.


Question=The Table states 6-10% passing #200 sieve. This is challenging for local aggregate in San Diego considering the course/gap structure of the mix. Previous Caltrans Special Provision for same mix required 4-7% passing #200 sieve. Will Caltrans allow 4-7% passing #200 sieve for this project?

  • Please bid per the contract documents

  2

  Q:03/21/11
R:03/23/11

Plan Sheet / Specification Reference= 15, Asphalt Emulsion Memebrane (Bonded Wear Course), Special Provsion Section 10-1.19, Standard Section 94


Question= How is Bid Item 15 is paid? The specification's state that the emulsion is paid based on a residual rate of 0.13-gal/sy to 0.17-gal/sy or should it be paid by an application rate of 0.20-gal/sy. The emulsion is be bought premixed from the supplier by the ton based on application rate not residual rate. Please clarify.

  • Please bid per the contract documents
   

 


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