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Inquiry #1: Below is the link to the sign-in sheet from the optional pre-bid meeting on 08.05.13.
Inquiry submitted 08/06/2013

Response #1:11-287704 Pre Bid Job Site Walk
Response posted 08/06/2013




Inquiry #2: Please provide spec for new roofing and clarify if the entire existing roof membrane and insulation is to be removed.
Inquiry submitted 08/08/2013

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 08/09/2013


Response #2:Please refer to Addenda #2 for the new roof spec. The roof will be replaced, see note sheet A1-3.
Response posted 09/16/2013




Inquiry #3: Can the bid opening have a change of venue to San Diego considering that it will primarily be San Diego contractors bidding on the project?
Inquiry submitted 08/12/2013

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 08/12/2013


Response #2:Please bid per the current contract documents.
Response posted 08/21/2013




Inquiry #4: Are Sundays counted in the "original working days" definition?
Inquiry submitted 08/12/2013

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 08/12/2013


Response #2:Please bid per the current contract documents. Refer to Section 1-1.07 DEFINITIONS for definition of “holiday”.
Response posted 08/26/2013




Inquiry #5: What are the liquidated damages per day, if any, for this project?
Inquiry submitted 08/12/2013

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 08/12/2013


Response #2:Please refer to Section 8-1.10 LIQUIDATED DAMAGES of the Standard Specifications.
Response posted 08/21/2013




Inquiry #6: Is the concrete floor in the new work plan simply existing concrete floor foundation exposed after the existing flooing is demo'd OR is it a new pour?
Inquiry submitted 08/12/2013

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 08/12/2013


Response #2:Please bid per the current plans and specs (See Wall and Footing Retrofit Details, ST1-7, ST1-8)
Response posted 09/16/2013




Inquiry #7: Can you clarify new flooring requirements. Per the civil it says replace VCT around area to be demo'd to retrofit footings, but the finish schedule indicates new flooring throughout the building. Please clarify.
Inquiry submitted 08/12/2013

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 08/12/2013


Response #2:Please bid per the current plans and specs, see Sheet A2-5
Response posted 09/16/2013




Inquiry #8: Will the new accessible parking stalls require repaving to meet ADA slope requirements OR are we simply striping the parking lot? Can existing elevations for the parking lot be made available as part of the specifications?
Inquiry submitted 08/12/2013

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 08/12/2013


Response #2:The contract work only requires re-striping the parking stalls, including 3 ADA stalls. Grading/paving the parking lot is not required.
Response posted 08/26/2013




Inquiry #9: Can you clarify how much of the acoustical ceiling is to be replaced. On one page it states that it is to be replaced only around the removed lights. However, from the demo plan, one would deduce that the entire acoustical ceiling would have to be replaced. Please advise.
Inquiry submitted 08/12/2013

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 08/12/2013


Response #2:Addenda #2 issued contains the limits of the T-Bar ceiling and Acoustical Tile to be replaced and locates light fixtures and mechanical diffusers and returns.
Response posted 09/16/2013




Inquiry #10: Please clarify if all exposed concrete floors are to have sealer coat applied. Please also delineate which rooms/floors require resilient base.
Inquiry submitted 08/13/2013

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 08/13/2013


Response #2:Bid per the current plans and specs, See A2-5.
Response posted 09/16/2013




Inquiry #11: Please clarify what flooring is needed in Restrooms. See sheet A2-5. Drawing indicates vinyl sheet flooring. Table indicates an Armstrong linoleum flooring product, which is not appropriate for restrooms. Spec 99-09666 indicates vinyl sheet flooring with 2 applications of wax.
Inquiry submitted 08/14/2013

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 08/14/2013


Response #2:Restrooms should be a Vinyl Sheet Flooring Product; manufacturers are listed for reference only.
Response posted 09/16/2013


Response #3:See Addendum #2 dated September 13, 2013. Sheet A2-5 has been updated.
Response posted 09/17/2013




Inquiry #12: Please confirm that gyp board is to be installed over all new shear wall sheathing. See ST1-19 and others.
Inquiry submitted 08/15/2013

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 08/16/2013


Response #2:Please bid per the current plans and spec, see note A1-1A.
Response posted 09/16/2013




Inquiry #13: Is the 3% DVBE Contract Goal required? If the goal is not met, what are the Good Faith Effort requirements for this project?
Inquiry submitted 08/16/2013

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 08/16/2013


Response #2:There are no good faith efforts for DVBE goals. The contract must meet the 3% requirement.
Response posted 08/21/2013




Inquiry #14: Section 23 05 00 subsection 1.03 part D states that NEVV firms must also be AABC certified. Please verify this specification is still valid.
Inquiry submitted 08/22/2013

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 08/22/2013


Response #2:This inquiry to be ignored per the inquiry submitter request.
See Inquiry #15.
Response posted 08/22/2013




Inquiry #15: Please IGNORE Inquiry #14
Inquiry submitted 08/22/2013

Response #1:Ignored. See Inquiry #14
Response posted 08/22/2013




Inquiry #16: Is drywall going to be reinstalled in the areas where anchor bolts and hold downs will be retro-fitted in the offices and general services area?

Inquiry submitted 09/11/2013

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 09/11/2013


Response #2:Please bid per current contract documents. Refer to note on the top of sheet A1-1A.
Response posted 09/12/2013




Inquiry #17: Please clarify which detail to use for wood mechanical curbs and or platforms at roof. Detail 3/ST1.16 calls for 4x and 8x curbs. Detail 11/A2.1 calls for 2x curbs.
Inquiry submitted 09/18/2013

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 09/18/2013


Response #2:Your inquiry is being reviewed. Unless an addendum is issued addressing your concern, please bid per the current contract bid documents.
Response posted 09/19/2013




Inquiry #18: Sheet A1-4 mentions that the dropped ceiling is to be replaced and the light fixtures are to be removed and re-installed, but no quantity is shown on the plans. Please provide a quantity for purposes of bidding.
Inquiry submitted 09/18/2013

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 09/18/2013


Response #2:See addendum #2 dated September 13, 2013. Sheet A1-4 has been revised.
Response posted 09/19/2013




Inquiry #19: The project specifications mention self contained exit lights and LED exit lights, but there is no reference as to a location or quantity to be installed. Please advise.
Inquiry submitted 09/18/2013

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 09/18/2013


Response #2:The exit lights have been installed on a previous project. New lights are not needed on this project and are not shown on the project plans. Reference to the exit lights in the special provisions should be ignored.
Response posted 09/23/2013




Inquiry #20: Sheet EE-3 has a wiring diagram of the Dust Collector Control Panel which includes a VFD, LCD display, power supply, and relays. There is no specification for this control panel. Please provide additional information regarding this component.
Inquiry submitted 09/18/2013

Response #1:submitted for consideration.
Response posted 09/18/2013


Response #2:Please bid per current contract documents. Refer to section 99-11400 of the special provisions.
Response posted 09/20/2013




Inquiry #21: The plans do not include a plumbing schedule. Please advise if a schedule is to be provided or if the owner is supplying the plumbing fixtures.
Inquiry submitted 09/18/2013

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 09/18/2013


Response #2:Please bid per the current contract documents.
Response posted 09/23/2013




Inquiry #22: Please provide a specification regarding acceptable hours of work and advise if the building will be occupied during construction.
Inquiry submitted 09/18/2013

Response #1:Submitted for consideration
Response posted 09/18/2013


Response #2:The building will not be occupied. However, surrounding facilities including the area outside the fence will remain in use. Please bid per the current contract documents regarding the work hours.
Response posted 09/23/2013




Inquiry #23: Is the Vinyl Composite Tile shown on A2.5 existing or new? If it is to be new, do we need to include removal of the existing tile?
Inquiry submitted 09/19/2013

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 09/19/2013


Response #2:Please refer to Addendum 2, sheet A2-5 for the limits of the new vinyl sheet flooring and vinyl composite tile.
Response posted 09/23/2013




Inquiry #24: 1) Are interior walls & ceilings to receive new paint?
2) Are interior doors & frames to receive new paint?

Inquiry submitted 09/20/2013

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 09/20/2013


Response #2:1) Paint the bathroom interior (see sheet A1-7). Paint the remainder of the interior of the building as needed due to damage from the proposed work.

2) No, do not paint the interior doors/frames.

Response posted 09/23/2013




Inquiry #25: Drawing EE-8 – shows lighting fixtures and exit signs in the hallways. What is the scope pertaining to these fixtures?
Inquiry submitted 09/23/2013

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 09/23/2013


Response #2:Please refer to sheet EE-1. (E) stands for existing. Also, refer to the response to Bidder's Inquiry #19.
Response posted 09/23/2013




Inquiry #26: Drawing A1-4 – says to replace damaged light fixtures. How many fixtures should we assume for budgeting purposes?
Inquiry submitted 09/23/2013

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 09/23/2013


Response #2:Please bid per the current contract documents.
Response posted 09/25/2013




Inquiry #27: Please provide a more descriptive/specific/precriptive specification for 99-15505 Air Scrubber System, if possible.
Inquiry submitted 09/23/2013

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 09/23/2013


Response #2:Please bid per the current contract documents.
Response posted 09/25/2013




Inquiry #28: Addendum #2, sheet A2-5 shows limits of new sheet vinyl and VCT, but the demo A1-1A do not call to demo of existing vinyl composite tile below all new VCT. Do you want us to demo all existing VCT below new floor finishes?
Inquiry submitted 09/23/2013

Response #1:Submitted for consideration
Response posted 09/23/2013


Response #2:The bid opening date is September 26, 2013 and an addendum will not be issued. Contractor is to bid per the current contract bid documents.
Response posted 09/25/2013






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.