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Q1) Your 30 days for time of completion is unexpectedly short, considering the work required, quantities involved and the available working hours with lane closures provided for in traffic chart # 1 of 1. Is it probable that you intended the Time of Completeion to be more like 300 Work Days?
A1) After reviewing the project documents, the type of work, quantities, and allowed lane closures, it appears that the 30 working days time was a reasonable estimate. No change is proposed to the project documents at this time. 30Jul10.
Q2) Are cross sections available? If so, where can we get them?
No cross sections are available for this job. Bid per current bid documents. Cross sections are available. They can be picked up at MJ's Copycats, located at 5096 N Blythe Ave, Suite 115, Fresno, CA 93722; Phone (559) 271-7848 starting 08/06/2010. 4Aug10.
Q3) There is quite a bit of existing trash and automobile debris in the median of this project where the roadway excavation,thrie beam barrier railing and import borrow items occur. Will the removal of this trash be removed by Caltrans before the start of the project?
A3) Caltrans will not remove existing trash. Bid per current bid documents. 4Aug10.
Q4) Special Provisions state that "The materials containing aerially deposited lead shall be disposed of within California." There are only two disposal locations within California, one of which is closed and the other location will no longer take material. Can the material be taken outside of California?
A4) Yes, the material can be transported outside the State of California.. 17Aug10.