Advertise Date 10/12/99
Bids Open 11/18/99
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 Bidders Inquiries to better serve the needs of the Contractors who bid on our Projects.
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 registered Planholders for that Contract, but reserves the right not to answer any questions deemed unsatisfactory for public viewing.
||Should Bid Item 25 be paid as EACH instead of M2?
Bid it as you see it.
||Item 16 of bid form states Type A Tree Grate for a quantity of 9,
spec states Type A Tree Grate for a quantity of 3 for $4,031.00.
Item 17 of bid form states Type B Tree Grate for a quantity of 3, spec states Type B Tree Grate for a quantity of 9 for $12,191.00.
The quantity shown on the Standard Bid Form should be used for bidding, the item is paid by the unit EACH. Price quotes can be verified by the distributor listed in Section 10-1.31 COURT SURFACING of the Special Provisions.
||Is there a written material/ finish spec for Item 15: TRENCH DRAIN
No, requirements for Item 15 are per the manufacturer's recommendations and does require black powder coating.
||The proposed LIGHTWEIGHT AGGREGATE SUBBASE is a material that is
presently not available in the San Diego area. Please provide a source
for this material.
A potential supplier for Item 63 is:
PACIFIC CUSTOM MATERIALS, Inc.
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