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Inquiry #1: You failed to have a bid item for "Minor Concrete (Minor Structures" for 8 CY.
Inquiry submitted 01/27/2014

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 01/27/2014


Response #2:Plese see page 5 of notice to bidders, item #48 "Minor Concrete (Minor Structure)".

Bid as per current contract documents.

Response posted 01/29/2014




Inquiry #2: We are assuming that based on drawings TH-1 & TH-2 that you believe the sewer line can be installed under this traffic stage. It can't. You do not show a traffic plan during which the sewer line will be installed with traffic on both sides of the sewer line with K-rail therefore there can be no left hand turns off of the ramps.
Inquiry submitted 01/27/2014

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 01/27/2014


Response #2:No. Sewer line is not proposed to be constructed under Traffic Handling Plans TH1 or TH-2. Refer to Project Stage Notes under Stage Construction sheet SC-1. Sewer line must be constructed before any pavement work.

Response posted 01/29/2014




Inquiry #3: There are some Pedestrian Barricades on the plans but no pay item, please clarify under which item it will be paid for. Thanks
Inquiry submitted 01/28/2014

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 01/29/2014


Response #2:Install pedestrian barricade is part of item #69 of The Special Provisions "Signal and lighting" lump sum.
Response posted 01/29/2014




Inquiry #4: On drawing Q1 "Summary of Quantities" you list the cross gutter as being paid under Minor Concrete, Miscellaneous Construction 19.8 cy. On Drwaing C-1, you have a cross-section Section C-C that indicates the cross gutter as being JCJP. Under what bid item is the Gross Gutter paid?
Inquiry submitted 01/29/2014

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 01/29/2014


Response #2:Cross gutter paid under bid item for "JPCP".

Response posted 01/31/2014




Inquiry #5: Special provisions section 6-2.03 lists emergency vehicle preemption. By the description "emergency vehicle preemption" we understand that it is implying a complete system. Please clarify otherwise.
Inquiry submitted 01/29/2014

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 01/31/2014


Response #2:Yes, it is to be a complete system. This project calls for the Contractor to supply and install the Emergency Vehicle Preemption (EVP) cable. The other items of this EVP system (Emitter, Optical Detector, modules, etc) are to be supplied by the Local Agency. The Contractor is also to test and demonstrate the complete system.


Response posted 02/04/2014




Inquiry #6: Is the new bioswale just west of the SB entrance ramp shown on D-1 be built by others? If not, is the existing concrete channel in its location demolished?
Inquiry submitted 02/03/2014

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 02/04/2014


Response #2:Bioswale shown on plan sheet D-1 at the SB entrance ramp is an existing channel. The only proposed work at this location is the Drainage System No. 3 as indicated on plan sheets D-1 and DP-3.


Response posted 02/05/2014




Inquiry #7: Is existing topography or cross-sections available for the NB exit ramp between sta 108+00 and 112+00?
Inquiry submitted 02/03/2014

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 02/04/2014


Response #2:Bid per current contract documents.
Response posted 02/06/2014




Inquiry #8: Who is the EVP manufacturer? Normally the purchaser of the EVP system includes the tech support. Is the tech support also provided by the representative through caltrans?
Inquiry submitted 02/04/2014

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 02/04/2014


Response #2:Please bid per current document: Equipment manufacturer and tech support information may be provided by local agency.


Response posted 02/06/2014




Inquiry #9: 90 Working Days is insufficient to procure and install the traffic signal pole equipment. Please provide clarification.
Inquiry submitted 02/04/2014

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 02/04/2014


Response #2:Per section 8 of the special provisions, job start is within 120 days after notice that project has been approved. Work must then be completed within 90 days
Response posted 02/06/2014




Inquiry #10: PLEASE REFER TO PLAN SHEET 74. PLEASE PROVIDE ADDITIONAL DETAILS AS TO THE LOCATION OF THE DEPTH OF THE KNOCK OUT FOR THE CONDUIT ENTRANCE OF THE EXISTING VAULT SHOWN. PLEASE CONFIRM IF THERE ARE ANY INTERFERING UTILITIES THAT MAY IMPACT TRENCHING INTO THE VAULT AS WELL AS ANY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS TO CONSIDER.
Inquiry submitted 02/04/2014

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 02/04/2014


Response #2:Location and depth of knock-out per SCE requirements. Utilities per plans. Per 2010 Standard Specifications Section 5-1.36D "Non Highway Facilities" (See) Notification of Engineer required before any excavation.

Response posted 02/06/2014




Inquiry #11: PLEASE REFER TO PLAN SHEET 72 NOTE #1. THIS MAY CONFLICT WITH STAGE CONSTRUCTION AND THE ULTIMATE ACTIVATION OF THE SIGNAL AT THE FINAL STAGE. PLEASE CLARIFY THE INTENT OF THE NOTE.
Inquiry submitted 02/04/2014

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 02/04/2014


Response #2:Bid per current documents. Per plans, temporary conditions are expected and may require temporary lighting equipment during transition.

Response posted 02/06/2014




Inquiry #12: Please clarify if the binder for Type C ac is correct as shown in the specifications. Normally PG64-28PM is used, not 62-28. Is the correct binder for the RHMA PG 64-16?
Inquiry submitted 02/05/2014

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 02/06/2014


Response #2: Asphalt binder for HMA Type C must be PG 64-28 PM.


Asphalt binder for RHMA must be PG 64-16 (as shown in special provisions)


Response posted 02/06/2014




Inquiry #13: Project plans & site conditions do not show any rock/boulders to be encountered. Please clarify otherwise.
Inquiry submitted 02/06/2014

Response #1:Per 2-1.30 of the Standard Specifications 2010, "JOB SITE AND DOCUMENT EXAMINATION", Bid submission is your acknowledgment that you have examined the job site and bid documents.........
Response posted 02/06/2014






The information provided in the responses to bidder inquiries is not a waiver of Section 2-1.03, “Examination of Plans, Specifications, Contract, and Site of Work,” of the Standard Specifications or any other provision of the contract, nor to excuse the contractor from full compliance with the contract. Bidders are cautioned that subsequent responses or contract addenda may change a previous response.