BIDDER'S INQUIRIES & RESPONSES

CONTRACT NO: 11-169544

11-SD-78-54.1/54.7

In San Diego County Near Ramona From 0.3 km west To 0.3 km East of Haverford Road.

Rehabilitate Existing Intersection.

Advertise Date    03/05/01
Bids Open 04/19/01


 

FINAL POSTING

DATE: 04/18/01

TIME: 15:00

Estimate $ 750,000.00


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.

The Caltrans District 11 Office is located at 2829 Juan Street, San Diego, CA 92110. The mailing address is P.O. Box 85406, San Diego, CA 92186-5406. 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.

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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. Only when stated in the Special Provisions will contracts have posted INQUIRIES AND RESPONSES.
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.
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.

 

 ADDENDUM 1
03/30/01
ADDENDUM 2
04/13/01
 
 
Inquiry No.
Inquiry
Plan Sheet / Specification Reference=NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS

Why aren't cross sections provided for this project?

  • Pending Addendum.
Plan Sheet / Specification Reference= ITEM # 21 ROADWAY EXCAVATION

Cross sections are needed to properly bid the earthwork. Will they be provided?

  • Pending Addendum.
3
Plan Sheet / Specification Reference= ITEM # 21 ROADWAY EXCAVATION

Will blasting be allowed for the rock evident in the earthwork area?

  • Blasting will not be necessary, see report below. 
 4
Plan Sheet / Specification Reference= ITEM # 11 REMOVE FENCE (TYPE BW)

Some of the fence removal is other then (BW) fence. 

  • Any fence other than TYPE BW should not be included in ITEM # 11 per Section 10-1.22 EXISTING HIGHWAY FACILITIES - REMOVE FENCE (TYPE BW) of the Special Provisions. Additional fence removal of types other than BW will be paid in accordance with Section 4-1.03 of the Standard Specifications.
 5
Plan Sheet / Specification Reference= ITEM # 21 ROADWAY EXCAVATION

Is there any Materials Information for this project?

 6
Plan Sheet / Specification Reference=Bid Item #47 600mm Bituminous Coated Slotted CSP 1.63mm Thick

What is the grate Ht. on the Slotted CSP?

  • The grate height for the rectangular spacer is 65 mm per Standard Plan D98B (July 1999).
 7
Plan Sheet / Specification Reference=BID ITEM # 16- RELOCATE WATER METER

There is no description of work or basis for measurement and payment for this bid item.
 

  • Bid it as you see it
 
 

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