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Inquiry #1: Is the project 80 or 85 working days?
The Notice to Bidders states 85 working days and the Special Provisions states 80 working days.

Inquiry submitted 11/08/2012

Response #1:11/8/12: Your inquiry is under review. Please note that due to the current time frame between the inquiry submittal and the bid opening date, a response may not be provided before the bid opening. If a response is not provided before the bid opening addressing your concern, please bid per the current contract documents. Thank you for your patience.
Response posted 11/08/2012


Response #2:11/8/12:The number of working days as shown in Section 4, BEGINNING OF WORK, TIME OF COMPLETION, AND LIQUIDATED DAMAGES, paragraph one of the Special Provisions is correct. It states: "Complete the work within 85 working days starting on an agreed upon day, after contract approval, no earlier than January 7 ,2013 and no later than February 27, 2013."
Response posted 11/08/2012


Response #3:11/13/12: Please refer to Addendum Number 1. The information is posted at
http://www.dot.ca.gov/hq/esc/oe/project_ads_addenda/02/02-2E8704/ad1/02-2E8704ad1.pdf

Response posted 11/13/2012




Inquiry #2: Do we need to submit a Good Faith Effort if we do not meet the 5% goal?
Inquiry submitted 11/08/2012

Response #1:11/8/12: Your inquiry is under review. Please note that due to the current time frame between the inquiry submittal and the bid opening date, a response may not be provided before the bid opening. If a response is not provided before the bid opening addressing your concern, please bid per the current contract documents. Thank you for your patience.

Response posted 11/08/2012


Response #2:11/8/12: Per Section 2-1.02, DISABLED VETERAN BUSINESS ENTERPRISES, page 5, paragraph 4 of the Special Provisions: "Meet the goal shown in the Notice to Bidders." This contract contains no provisions for a good faith effort and all goals must be met. Please bid per the contract documents.
Response posted 11/08/2012




Inquiry #3: On sheet A1-1, note A1, Caltrans states to install new partitions. However, I am unable to find a specification for the partitions in the Caltrans spec for this project. Please advise.
Inquiry submitted 11/08/2012

Response #1:11/8/12: Your inquiry is under review. Please note that due to the current time frame between the inquiry submittal and the bid opening date, a response may not be provided before the bid opening. If a response is not provided before the bid opening addressing your concern, please bid per the current contract documents. Thank you for your patience.
Response posted 11/08/2012




Inquiry #4: We retract our previous inquiry:
"On sheet A1-1, note A1, Caltrans states to install new partitions. However, I am unable to find a specification for the partitions in the Caltrans spec for this project. Please advise."
Inquiry submitted 11/08/2012

Inquiry submitted 11/09/2012

Response #1:11/13/12: Your inquiry is under review. Please note that due to the current time frame between the inquiry submittal and the bid opening date, a response may not be provided before the bid opening. If a response is not provided before the bid opening addressing your concern, please bid per the current contract documents. Thank you for your patience.

Response posted 11/13/2012






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.