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Q1) In the book of special provision, there is only one lane closure chart provided. This chart only outlines the closures allowed on Rte 99 NB/SB. Will closure charts be provided for locations not located directly on Rte 99 (ie overcrossings, on ramps, etc.)?
A1) No. Contractor shall bid per contract documents. 23Mar10.
Q2) are the approach slabs @ the biola junction northbound to be staged work with couplers or may doweling be used
A2) The Contractor will have to install the approach slabs in stages. Refer to plan sheet 16 of 16, STRUCTURE APPROACH SLAB R(30D). Note number 6 states ..."Couplers are required for stage construction". 23Mar10