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Inquiry #1: Will Caltrans allow the use of Zoneguard barrier, in minimum deflection configuration, in lieu of the temporary barrier type K listed in the specs.
Inquiry submitted 07/27/2017

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 07/27/2017


Response #2:Please bid per the current contract documents. Details and specifications for Zone guard barrier are not provided. Modifications to the contract proposed by the contractor may only be considered by the Engineer after contract award. Please refer to Section 4-1.07, value engineering of the Standard Specifications.
Response posted 08/04/2017




Inquiry #2: Per section 2-1.07 the following inquiry is submitted to clarify ambiguity in the bid documents pertaining to application of section 5-1.03 “Engineers Authority”.

Due to the stark inconsistencies in the administration of contract specifications seen throughout the District from one Engineer or Office to another, please advise which Resident Engineer and Senior Resident Engineer will be assigned to this contract by the Department? The assignment of these individuals may significantly affect the costs for the bid.

Inquiry submitted 08/07/2017

Response #1:Resident engineer for this job hasn't been assigned yet. Please bid per the current contract documents.
Response posted 08/07/2017




Inquiry #3: Spec Section 12-3.36A-D in the Special Provisions calls out for portable transverse rumble strips.

1)The strips do not show on the plans. Where are they to be used?
2)What is the measurement and payment for the portable transverse rumble strips?
3)How many strips will be required?

Inquiry submitted 08/07/2017

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 08/07/2017


Response #2:1)The strips do not show on the plans. Where are they to be used?

Portable transverse rumble strips are covered by Special Provisions section 12-3.36A-D and standard plans sheet T13 Traffic Control System for lane closure on Two Lane Conventional Highways (refer to Standard Plans List in the special provisions).

2)What is the measurement and payment for the portable transverse rumble strips?

Please refer to the Standard Plans T13 for size and quantity. Payment is under Traffic Control System item.

3)How many strips will be required?

Please refer to the Standard Plans T13 for size and quantity.

Response posted 08/09/2017




Inquiry #4: The scale does not correspond to the dimensions noted for the ramp termini in the construction details. Please confirm if the scale or noted dimensions are correct.
Inquiry submitted 08/15/2017

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 08/15/2017


Response #2:Construction detail plans for ramp termini concrete are to scale as shown and do agree with dimensions shown. Please bid per the current contract documents.
Response posted 08/16/2017






The information provided in the responses to bidder inquiries is not a waiver of Section 2-1.07, “JOB SITE AND DOCUMENT EXAMINATION” 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.