California Department of Transportation

Contract 10-1G550(10A1892)

The responses to bidder's inquiries, unless incorporated into a formal addendem 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 availability or use of information provided in the responses to bidder's 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.

Inquiry 1.) Section 99-09900C(6) - May Steel Facia, Steel Columns, Steel Beams, purlins and Girts be hot dipped Galvanized to match Roof Decking, instead of painted?

Response 1.) Bid per current contract documents. 30Mar17

Inquiry 2.) Is there any fire proofing on or in this structure? Is contractor responsible for compaction and concrete testing?

Response 2.) a) No, there is no fire proofing. Please bid per the current contract documents. b) Please bid per the current contract documents. Reference Section 99-02220 for earthwork compaction testing. Reference Section 90 for concrete testing. 30Mar17

Inquiry 3.) Section 99-03300C(4) - May tooled control joints be cut into concrete 1 1/2" deep, then covered with cream to create a smooth top surface for wheel loaders to never bump with loader bucket leading edge?

Response 3.) Bid per current contract documents. 30Mar17

Inquiry 4.) Is there a Buy American/by American requirement on the steel in this job?

Response 4.) Yes, Refer to Section 6-1.04 of the 2015 Standard Specifications. 30Mar17

Inquiry 5.)Is a standard 24 or 26 guage acceptable for this building;#x27;s wall panels? There is a lengthy description for the roof decking but not for the wall panels.

Response 5.) See Metal Siding Specification 99-07410. 30Mar17

Inquiry 6.)The roof decking is required to be galvanized coated. The wall panels are called out to be gray in color. Is this the only coating criteria, the color gray ( wall panels )? Drawings page ST1-0, COLOR SCHEDULE, Item #5. Prefinished Metal Siding

Response 6.) See Metal Siding Spec. 99-07410 and Painting Spec. 99-09900. Roof Decking is referenced in Section 99-05310. 30Mar17

Inquiry 7.)Is a General Engineering A-License as well as General Contracting B-License sufficient for this project?   The Notice calls out for B, C-8 & C-12.  An A-License would cover the trades required for the C-8 & C-12.

Response 7.) 28Mar17