California Department of Transportation

Contract 10-0X8904(10A1712)

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Inquiry 1.) Are x-sections available for contractors to calculate and plan the Roadway Excavation and Import Borrow work?

Response 1.) X-sections are not available for this project. Bid per current documents and job site examination.

Inquiry 2.)Excavation & embankment slope lines are not shown on the plans.  Does all vegetation including shrubs & trees need to be removed from the entire median area along the length of the project?

Response 2.) Slope lines are indicated in Plan Sheet No. 2 (Typical Cross Sections) and Plan Sheet No. 5 (Construction Details). Shrubs and trees do not need to be removed, but trimming will be required per Standard Specification 16-1.03C.