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Inquiry #1: It seems that this project is going to be done after Arpil 15, 2013. The steel suppliers will not hold there price until next year for such a small project.
Inquiry submitted 09/13/2012

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 09/14/2012


Response #2:Comment noted. Bid according to plans and specs.
Response posted 09/17/2012




Inquiry #2: Is the steel "Buy America".
Inquiry submitted 09/13/2012

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 09/14/2012


Response #2:"Buy America" items are stipulated in this project's specifications.
Response posted 09/17/2012




Inquiry #3: What is the scope of work for Item 27.
Inquiry submitted 09/13/2012

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 09/14/2012


Response #2:Item 27 scope is stipulated in Sec 10-3.02.
Response posted 09/17/2012




Inquiry #4: What does "SSPC QP" stand for?
Inquiry submitted 09/26/2012

Response #1:
Response posted 09/26/2012


Response #2:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 09/27/2012


Response #3:"SSPC-QP" is for Structural Steel Painting Council - Qualification Procedures.
Response posted 10/02/2012




Inquiry #5: Is the DVBE participation a mandate and not a goal?
Inquiry submitted 09/26/2012

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 09/26/2012


Response #2:The DVBE goal for this contract is 5 percent as stated in the "Notice to Bidders" of the Special Provisions. The prospective bidders must meet this 5% DVBE goal. Example of DVBE could be vendors, suppliers, truckers and subcontractors.

Response posted 09/28/2012




Inquiry #6: Has Cal Trans ever had a contractor construct a wall using CIDH pilings - 2'-6" diameter, 2'-6" o.c. 42'-0" deep with ground water 15' below grade. There is also sand and gravel which indicates the potential need for casing.
Inquiry submitted 09/26/2012

Response #1:This project bid open yesterday at 2:00 pm.
Response posted 09/27/2012


Response #2:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 09/28/2012


Response #3:Please bid per the current contract documents.<---#Comment# RMusni email of 10/1/12, 12:31 pm--->
Response posted 10/02/2012






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.