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Inquiry #1: Can you please post environmental permits and biological reports associated with this project? We would like to review them so we can see the background regarding the PLACs, as well as the biologist requirements. Thank you!
Inquiry submitted 05/08/2017

Response #1:Please note 2015 Standard Specifications, Section 14-6 Biological Resources. Bid per current contract documents.
Response posted 05/09/2017




Inquiry #2: Will "Duct Plowing" be an acceptable installation method for the innerduct?
Inquiry submitted 05/09/2017

Response #1:: "Duct Plowing" will not be an allowed method.


Response posted 05/09/2017




Inquiry #3: REFER TO CONTRACT OR SECTION 9-1.11C OF THE SPECIAL PROVISIONS AMENDMENTS AS IT STATES IN PART, "5. Overhead costs incurred by your subcontractors of any tier or suppliers" ARE EXCLUDED FROM THE BID PARTICIPATION IN THE TRO BID ITEM. HOW WILL THE STATE COMPENSATE WHEN A SUBCONTRACTOR REQUEST ADDITIONAL COMPENSATION IN THE EVENT OF A CONTRACT TIME EXTENSION WHO HAS NOT RECEIVED FULL AND PROPER COMPENSATION?
Inquiry submitted 05/23/2017

Response #1:submitted for consideration
Response posted 05/23/2017


Response #2:Please see Standard Specifications 2015, Section 1-1.07 Definitions, page 8, Contractor. See Section 5 Control of Work, 5-1.13 Subcontracting, and Section 9-1.11C Payment Inclusions which does not include overhead costs incurred by the subcontractors.
Response posted 05/23/2017




Inquiry #4: REFER TO SECTION 9-1.16C. IT IS TYPICAL FOR THE FIBER OPTIC EQUIPMENT AND CABINETS TO BE PART OF THIS SECTION AND ELIGIBLE FOR PROGRESS PAYMENTS. PLEASE CONFIRM IF THAT CAN BE PART OF THE LIST OF ITEMS.
Inquiry submitted 05/23/2017

Response #1:submitted for consideration
Response posted 05/23/2017


Response #2:Your concern has been investigated. An addendum will be forthcoming.
Response posted 05/23/2017




Inquiry #5: On ED-41, Modify WVDS-(Solar), Note 2 under the Legend states: See Sheets E-226 and E-227 for Equipment Modifications inside the cabinet. However, I cannot find Sheets E-226 and E-227 in the plans. Please identify where these sheets can be found.

On ED-44, Modify WVDS-AC Power (Removal), Note 2 under the Notes states: See Sheets E-229 and E-230 for Equipment Modifications inside cabinet. However, I cannot find Sheets E-229 and E-230 in the plans. Please identify where these sheets can be found.

Inquiry submitted 05/25/2017

Response #1:submitted for consideration
Response posted 05/25/2017




Inquiry #6: Will Caltrans District 8 consider Trafficware's WVDS an equivalent alternate to the Sensys WVDS called out in Section 86-2.2.1B(1)General of the Special Provisions, for the purpose of bidding this project?
Inquiry submitted 05/25/2017

Response #1:submitted for consideration
Response posted 05/25/2017




Inquiry #7: Reference: Special Provisions, Section 86-2.21B(1) General

The reference section specifies that VSN components must be manufactured by Sensys Networks. Will Caltrans District 8 consider VSN and WVDS components manufactured by Trafficware to be equal substitutes for the purpose of bidding this project?

Inquiry submitted 05/25/2017

Response #1:submitted for consideration
Response posted 05/25/2017






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