BIDDER'S INQUIRIES & RESPONSES
DISTRICT 11 CONSTRUCTION


CONTRACT NO: 11-260424
ROUTE / PM 11-SD-8-R37.8
LOCATION In San Diego County About 8 Miles East Of Alpine At Route 8/79 Separation.
DESCRIPTION Construct Gabion Retaining System And Place Rock Slope Protection.
ESTIMATE $530,000
WORKING DAYS

50

ADVERTISE DATE 05/07/2012
BID OPENING 06/07/2012
LAST POSTING
06/06/2012@ 09:10

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. However, to allow the Department reasonable time to review and respond, bidders are recommended to send in their inquiries at least four (4) working days prior to the bid opening.   

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

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BIDDER'S INQUIRY SUBMITTAL FORM


Inquiry No.
Inquiry

   1

  Q:05/31/12
R:05/31/12

Plan Sheet / Specification Reference=

Question=11-260424 is advertised with a 5% DVBE requirement but it is listed with a 5% UDBE requirement under Bidder's Inquiries.  Please clarify.  Thank you.
  • The Bidders Inquiry page has been corrected to "5% DVBE requirement."


  2

  Q:06/05/12
R:06/06/12

Plan Sheet / Specification Reference= 11, Roadway Excavation, 190101 18, Rock Slope Protection (Light, Method B), 721015
19, Rock Slope Protection (1T, Method B), 721022 21, Gabion, 722020

Question= The cut to fill quantity plus the quantity of dirt being displaced by the Gabions
Rock Slope Protection, according to our takeoff is coming to an amount greater than 3000 cubic yards. There is not a bid item for export on this project and the Special Provisions do not address export. Can we expect to leave the dirt onsite or at the adjacent Caltrans facility?

  • Please refer to Section 7-1.13 of the Standard Specifications "Disposal of Material Outside the Highway Right of Way" and the Amendements to the Standard Specifications. Please bid per the current contract documents.


   

 


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