CONTRACT NO: 11-2282U4


Chula Vista, National City And San Diego On Route 805 From 0.3 km South Of
H Street Overcrossing To Market Street Overcrossing And On Route 94 At
Various Locations  From Route 5/94 Separation To Route 94/15 Separation.

Pavement Rehabilitation/ Shoulder Widening/Drainage Upgrade.

Advertise Date    04/17/00
Bids Open            05/25/00


DATE: 05/24/00

TIME: 15:00

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


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 with the last posting no later than 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.



Inquiry No.
Reference = Drainage Systems 7 through 18, and 20 through 37 
Is k-rail required for the construction of DS 7 - 18, and DS 20 -37. Please clarify.

In accordance with Section 5-1.04 PUBLIC SAFETY of the Special Provisions per the requirements of Section A. Excavations: If option 1 to use steel sheets or concrete covers cannot be utilized than k-rail is required for the construction of drainage systems within the median of Route 805. Furthermore the cost of k-rail and temporary crash cushions shall be considered as included in the cost of the items. 

Reference = Item 14 FIBER (EROSION CONTROL)
The unit of measure is listed as KG. Should the units actually be square meters?

Bid it per the Plans and Specifications.

Reference = Plan Sheet 26 of 67 CONSTRUCTION DETAILS C-2 and Section 10-1.21 EXTEND IRRIGATION CROSSOVERS
The Special Provisions includes sprinkler control crossovers included in the item but none are shown in plans. Are there existing sprinkler control crossovers to be extended?

None are required per the contract. 

Reference = Plan Sheet 26 of 67 CONSTRUCTION DETAILS C-2 and Section 10-1.21 EXTEND IRRIGATION CROSSOVERS
The Special Provisions requires plastic pipe (PR315) (supply line) and the plans show GSP. Which pipe is required?

Plastic pipe (PR315) (supply line) is required per the Special Provisions.






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