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Q1) Why are we using stamped asphalt when we the technology is propriotory franchised vendors only and most contractors can do stamped concrete.
A1) Please bid per contract document.
Q2) Is the state sure they want a 4,000,000 sf test plot when the bid quantity is only 70 m2??
A2) Please see addendum 1 dated Octor 3, 2008.
Q3) AC - Please confirm 9.5 mm max. asphalt aggregate for mainline paving?
A3) It is 19.0mm.
Q4) Stamped AC - Please confirm 12.5MM AB - as there is no such animal under the 1999 standard specs?
A4) The state has attempted to correct this quantity in addendum #1 dated October 3, 2008, but unfortunately a typographical error occurred again. It should read 19.0MM.
Q5) Stamped AC - Please fix the test plot area??
A5) Please see addendum 1 dated October 3, 2008.